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Dairy Science Club Represents USU

03/12/2019

Members of the Dairy Science Club spend the school year preparing for the Dairy Challenge. The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge gives students across North America an opportunity to apply the things they learn in the classroom to a real dair...

Semesterly “Sheep Day” provides hands-on experience for students

Semesterly “Sheep Day” provides hands-on experience for students

02/19/2019

For 27 years, hundreds of students who have been taught by Professor Lyle “Doc” McNeal have traveled to an outdoor classroom in southwest Wyoming. Sheep Day is a variable credit class where students perform breeding soundness exams on rams for up to five ...

"Doc" McNeal Finishing Strong

"Doc" McNeal Finishing Strong

02/01/2019

Many ADVS alumni and students alike will recall fond memories of Dr. Lyle McNeal, who will be retiring with the completion of spring semester after 40 years of teaching at Utah State University. McNeal is an Aggie through and through. He received his PhD ...

From Country Boy to Scientist, an Unlikely But Fantastic Journey

From Country Boy to Scientist, an Unlikely But Fantastic Journey

01/17/2019

Animal science Professor Zhongde Wang tells of his journey to becoming the first person from the isolated mountain village of his childhood to go to college. Then it was on to graduate school in the U.S., a postdoc at MIT, work in the biological engineeri...

Study Identifies How Hantaviruses Infect Lung Cells

Study Identifies How Hantaviruses Infect Lung Cells

11/26/2018

Hantaviruses cause severe and sometimes fatal respiratory infections, but how they infect lung cells has been a mystery. Deleting this receptor made lab animals highly resistant to infection.

English Equestrian Team Volunteers at 4-H Judging Clinic

English Equestrian Team Volunteers at 4-H Judging Clinic

11/26/2018

The Utah State University English Equestrian Team took the opportunity to get involved in the community by volunteering at the Utah 4-H State Horse Judging Clinics in early November.

USU Agricultural Educator Honored for Outstanding Teaching

USU Agricultural Educator Honored for Outstanding Teaching

10/05/2018

Utah State University Assistant Professor Tyson Sorensen received the Outstanding Early Career Award for the American Association for Agricultural Education’s Western Region.

Utah State's Caine Dairy is Home to to the Number One College Dairy Herd

Utah State's Caine Dairy is Home to to the Number One College Dairy Herd

10/03/2018

For the second time, the Caine Dairy Teaching and Research Center was ranked the number one college dairy herd in the nation by Holstein World magazine.

Animals Don’t Make Great Gifts

Animals Don’t Make Great Gifts

03/28/2018

Giving a child their own chick, duckling or bunny as an Easter gift might seem like a fun idea, but caring for these animals requires more work than people anticipate. Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, encourage people to think twice ...

USU Vet Student Reaches Out to Help Community Hit By Wildfires

USU Vet Student Reaches Out to Help Community Hit By Wildfires

01/30/2018

The wildfires that occurred in Northern California in October hit home for Sarah Beard. Beard’s hometown was surrounded by two deadly fires. She wanted to find a way to help her community, but the rigorous schedule of vet school and being over 12 hours aw...

Fighting Adenoviruses with a Promising New Animal Model

Fighting Adenoviruses with a Promising New Animal Model

12/15/2017

Using an animal model they developed, Utah State University and Saint Louis University researchers have identified a strategy that could keep a common group of viruses called adenoviruses from replicating and causing sickness in humans.

USU School of Veterinary Medicine Hosts Equine Dentistry Workshop

USU School of Veterinary Medicine Hosts Equine Dentistry Workshop

09/18/2017

Nick Moore, past president of the International Association of Equine Dentistry, will present the workshop that is open to vet practitioners from across the state and the surrounding region.

Fully Articulated Horse Skeleton is New Teaching Tool

Fully Articulated Horse Skeleton is New Teaching Tool

07/05/2017

A fully articulated horse skeleton is on display in the Veterinary Science and Biology Building at Utah State University, the product of more than a year of work by Briedi Gillespie.

Horses Hone Questar Employees’ Communication Skills

Horses Hone Questar Employees’ Communication Skills

07/01/2016

The Utah State University equine science program recently hosted an Equine Experience event for Questar Gas employees to illustrate the effects of non-verbal communication, using contact with horses as teaching tools.

Utah State's Caine Dairy Farm Awarded for Being Number One College Dairy Herd in the Nation

Utah State's Caine Dairy Farm Awarded for Being Number One College Dairy Herd in the Nation

05/13/2016

Recently the Caine Dairy was ranked as the number one college dairy herd in the nation based on herd breed age average score byHolstein World magazine.

Temple Grandin to Give Lecture at USU on Livestock Handling

Temple Grandin to Give Lecture at USU on Livestock Handling

03/24/2016

Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science expert consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and international spokesperson on autism. Her skills have led to her success as an animal scientist, researcher, professor, author and spokeswom...

Agricultural Education Student Chosen as National FFA Officer

Agricultural Education Student Chosen as National FFA Officer

11/10/2015

Sarah Draper of Brigham City, Utah, an agricultural education major at Utah State University, recently was chosen to serve as western region vice president in the National FFA organization.

Heloisa Rutigliano profile Q&A

Heloisa Rutigliano profile Q&A

Heliosa Rutigliano grew up in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil in the city of Avaré. She earned her undergraduate degree in veterinary medicine from Sao Paulo State University and received her masters and doctoral degrees at the University of California, Da...