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Animal, Dairy &
Veterinary Sciences

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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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Get in touch with your academic advisor, graduate studies coordinator, or the peer advisor in our department.

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Clubs are your gateway to taking your college experience to the next level. There are many ADVS related clubs for you to get involved with!

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Graduate Students

Navigating your path as a grad student can be daunting, but we're here to help. Find forms and the most up-to-date information here.

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ADVS Employee of the Month September 2021: Lillian Okamoto

ADVS Employee of the Month September 2021: Lillian Okamoto


Lillian Okamoto has been working as an undergraduate researcher in the Thornton-Kurth lab for just under two years. Lillian began working in the Thornton-Kurth lab as a volunteer and everyone in the lab immediately realized what a talented, hard-working a...

USU President Chairs National Task Force

USU President Chairs National Task Force


Since June 2020, Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has chaired a national task force of experts charged with evaluating the framework the Food and Drug administration uses for approving and monitoring gene-edited farm animals.

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