News & Announcements Archive

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 »

Pobezinsky Receives NIH Grant to Investigate RNA and T-cells

Immunologist Leonid Pobezinsky, veterinary and animal sciences, recently received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the NIH’s National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study specialized microRNA and T-cells.   Read more »

Morgane Golan has been published in the Backyard Poultry Magazine.

Morgane (BS – pre-veterinary science ’20) describes the VASCI Poultry Management class for readers and gives them an inside look at how our students are directly involved in the care and management of the poultry flock each semester.   Read more »

Study Finds New Mentoring Model Supports Underrepresented Minority Women Faculty in STEM

Results of a new experiment by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that an online mutual-mentoring model called “Amplifying Voices” can create “trusting and supportive environments” among underrepresented minority women in STEM across academic institutions.   Read more »

A. GillespieSnoeyenbos Prize Awarded to Alexandria Gillespie

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Alexandria Gillespie has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Snoeyenbos Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.   Read more »

Hong Fellowship Presented to Dipika Nandi

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Dipika Nandi has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Frances and Chou-Chu Hong, DVM, PhD Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary and Animal Sciences.   Read more »

Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 2020 Scholarship Awards

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship Awards.   Read more »