Department of Animal Science

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The Department of Animal Science is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellent research, teaching, and extension programs in animal agriculture and animal biology. Our faculty members have received national recognition for the quality of their classroom instruction and attention to student needs and concerns.

News

Snacks with Scientists Event: February 8

January 25, 2023

Snacks with Scientists Event: February 8

Join the Department of Animal Science for the next Snacks with Scientists event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 from noon-1:00 pm in room 365/375 of Haecker Hall.

If you are interested in learning more about careers in animal science, want to know more about our professors or want to meet some amazing students and staff pursuing their career paths in animal sciences and beyond, then please join us for our first Snacks with Scientists event of the spring 2023 semester!

Visit the St. Paul Campus for a Tour

January 25, 2023
  • Visit the St. Paul Campus for a Tour: The Animal Sciences Grad Club on the St. Paul campus provides tours of the dairy barn for various groups, such as youth groups, schools, 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and others. The club is also happy to coordinate tours of other species and tours of the dairy processing plant. If you are interested in participating in a tour, please contact Kathryn Bosley at bosle029@umn.edu or visit the Animal Science Department website at  https://ansci.umn.edu/about/student-organizations/ansci-grad-club.

Meat & Dairy Salesroom

November 18, 2022

Great story on KARE 11 about the Meat and Dairy Salesroom.  Thanks to Jordan McCallum, Ryan Cox, and others involved.  Good promotion of efforts and focus on students.