News & Announcements Archive

EweMass Wool Blankets make Great Gifts

EweMass Wool Blankets make Great Gifts. Sheep Products Order Form.  For more information contact Alice Newth at 413-545-6034.   Read more »

VASCI regrets the passing of Dr. Alan Schneyer

Dr. Alan Schneyer, adjunct faculty member passed away on November 18, 2020.   Read more »

Osborne, and Team Seeking a New Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases

Barbara Osborne, veterinary and animal sciences, and a small team of colleagues involved in the startup medical research firm HasenTech recently were awarded two grants to advance their investigation of an exopolysaccharide (EPS), a sugar found on the surface of the bacterium Bacillis subilis. It can suppress an immune response and if translatable to use in humans, it holds promise of offering a new treatment for such conditions as irritable bowel disease (IBD) and other autoimmune diseases.   Read more »

Sydney Hastain '18 presents at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Sydney Hastain (VASCI class of 2018) recently presented a cytology case of equine endometritis caused by Coccidioides posadasii hyphae at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP).   Read more »

Alfandari Lab seeks Research Technicain

Full time technical support position funded through multiple NIH grants.   Read more »

Dr. Gradil Provides Expert Assistance with Pygmy Hippo Pregnancy and Delivery at Franklin Park Zoo

“The calf was immediately so bright, strong and aware, and was holding his head up right away. The calf was introduced to his mother, Cleo soon after birth and was nursing within a few hours,” said Dr. Eric Baitchman, Zoo New England Vice President of Animal Health and Conservation.   Read more »

UMass Hadley Farm Erects New Structure to Store Hay

The UMass Hadley Farm has erected a new 30ftx100ft clear span structure to store hay.   Read more »

Virtual Screening of "Picture A Scientist"

Dipika Nandi, Doctoral Student in the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department is hosting a Virtual Screening of Picture A Scientist.   Read more »

Information about UMass and COVID 19

Information about UMass and COVID 19 is constantly being updated; for answers to your questions and additional updates please check the following.   Read more »

Iana Garcia Awarded Gilman International Scholarship

VASCI student, Iana Garcia has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.   Read more »