The Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University offers education and research for the safe, nutritious and economical production of animal food and fiber, and of animals for recreational purposes, without compromising the environment or jeopardizing the health and well being of farm animals and farm communities. The department provides educational leadership through high-quality courses, research and extension/outreach programs to enhance human capital and ensure that Michigan producers and communities benefit from these.
We have a strong tradition of training outstanding students in animal science and related fields, and welcome prospective students who are interested in our programs and want to contribute to our mission. Graduates of our department have advanced to rewarding careers in universities, government agencies, the livestock industry, veterinary medicine and biomedicine.
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Published on March 18, 2019
Highlighting their accomplishments were 1st, 2nd, and 2nd place finishes in the Laboratory Practicum, Written Exam and Quiz Bowl, respectively.
Published on March 11, 2019
As part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Michigan State University is working directly with students in several Lansing School District high schools to raise awareness of STEM disciplines and university opportunities, including scholarships.
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20-year-old Detroiter makes history as first black Michigan State University rodeo queen [featuring Khalilah Smith]
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March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019 Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education
In addition, open this event for information on the MSU Block and Bridle Club Beef Expo Junior Show and the 2019 4H Livestock Judging Contest.
March 29, 2019 1:30PM - 4:00PM
For high school seniors or transfer students interested in learning more about a major in Animal Science are invited to tour the Department of Animal Science Teaching and Research Centers at Michigan State University .
March 29, 2019 2:00PM - 9:00PM Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education
Chairman: Abbie Walkowe | Co-Chairman: Darren Kulicamp | Click here for entry form!