AnSci Connection - November 2016

Notes from the Department Head

It’s November - Halloween is past and we are looking forward to Thanksgiving in the near future. We are past mid-semester and looking towards finals in December so it is a busy time for students, faculty and staff in the Department. Read on...



Teaching, Research, and Extension Highlights

The University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor rank, with expertise in the microbiome. Read on...

On October 25, the St. Paul campus hosted the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Read on..

Dr. Chris Faulk’s R01 research project that his lab is working on in conjunction with Dr. Dana Dolinoy at the University of Michigan was recently featured in a blog post on the National Institutes of Health webpage. Read on...

This past October, Dr. Jerry Shurson presented at Export Exchange 2016, the nation's premier international trade conference focused on the export of U.S. coarse grains and co-products. Read on...

The 1st annual Minnesota Grazing School was held in Grand Rapids, MN on August 26 and 27, 2016. Read on...

About 40 faculty and staff attended the first annual CFANS eLearning Showcase on October 25 in the Borlaug Commons. Read on...

Last month, the University of Minnesota Equine Faculty held an Excellence in Equine Research Poster Presentation at the Leatherdale Equine Center. Read on...

Two recent works were published from Dr. Johny’s lab in October – a peer-reviewed research article in the Poultry Science Journal, and a book chapter in an Academic Press publication. Read on...

News and Announcements

We have a lot to be thankful for in our department. Take a look at what some of our students, staff, and faculty have said their thankful for! Read on...

Department of Animal Science clothing is back, just in time for the holidays! Read on...

Recruitment for the 2017 Center of Excellence Scholarship and Internship Program (COE) is underway as representatives start to attend career fairs to expose students to the benefits COE has to offer. Read on...

The Gopher Dairy Club hosted its 5th annual Food Animal Networking Evening (FANE) on Wednesday evening, October 19, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, a short distance northwest of the St. Paul campus. Read on...

An update on the events and activities of the Gopher Poultry Science Club. Read on...

By a 22-point margin, the dairy cattle judging team from the University of Minnesota placed 1st overall in the intercollegiate contest held November 6 at the North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, KY. Read on...

University of Minnesota Extension is recruiting for an Extension Educator, Livestock (Swine) whose audience will be pork producers and other industry professionals. Read on...

Congratulations

Congratulations to Marshall Stern on becoming a grandfather! Eric Ari Stern was born on 11/11/2017 to Dan and Lisa Stern. Both baby and mom are doing well. This is Marshall’s first grandchild.