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The ADVS Department provides training toward undergraduate and graduate degrees in animal science through classroom, laboratory, and field experiences.

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Applied Nutrition Research

Applied Nutrition Research

Dr. Abby Benninghoff is seeking an exceptional candidate to pursue pre-doctoral training as an MS or PhD student in her laboratory in the research area of functional foods, the gut microbiome, and cancer prevention.

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Former Show Horse Starts Second Career in Equine Assisted Therapy at USU


The Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) program at Utah State University recently welcomed “Celine,” a retired show horse donated to the program by members of the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) Foundation. With professional supervisio...

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