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All Animal Science News

three milking shorthorn cows

Jul 7, 2022

NC State Now Home to All Major Dairy Breeds

With help from NC State’s Animal Science Club, the Howling Cow herd is finally complete with all seven major dairy breeds. NC State is the first and only university to be home to all of the breeds. 

Jun 15, 2022

Being Better, Year-long LGBTQ+ Allies

CALS student Kaitlyn Thomas shares simple and meaningful ways in which people can be LGBTQ+ allies all year long. 

Jun 8, 2022

Keller Award Winner Looks to Improve Pig Welfare

NC State 2021 graduate Débora Holanda won the 2021 Kenneth R. Keller Research Award for her work in finding alternative methods to mitigate mycotoxin contamination in pig feed. 

two female graduates on campus

May 16, 2022

‘We’re Stuck’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Niambé and Kourtni

Best friends say ‘goodbye’ to NC State in the field where they first said ‘hello’ and started a lifelong friendship. 

two elephants silhouetted against the sunrise

May 10, 2022

Researchers Conduct First Assessment of Metabolites in African Savanna Elephants

The work advances our understanding of the relationship between metabolism and health in these endangered animals. 

a man in a grad gown taking a picture with a cow

May 2, 2022

Bryson Jacobs: Finding His Fit in Animal Science

Upon graduation, animal science senior Bryson Jacobs will complete an internship at Select Sires in Plain City, Ohio. He will then start vet school at The Ohio State University in the fall. 

undergraduate and graduate students on research poster session.

Apr 19, 2022

Animal Science Research Poster Session Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the animal science graduate and undergraduate research poster session on April 8, 2022. Below is the list of all the winners and their winning poster presentations. 

Group of animal science students at the Prevet symposium.

Mar 23, 2022

NC State Pre-Vet Students Receive Recognition at National Symposium

NC State pre-veterinary students attended the 2022 APVMA Symposium, where they had their most successful year yet with awards and scholarships. 

Mar 4, 2022

DELTA Express Grant Increases Access to Popular Animal Science Course

Thanks to a DELTA Express Grant, Latisha Judd developed an asynchronous, online summer session of animal nutrition that will increase access to the course for majors and non-majors alike. 

Erin McKenney

Feb 24, 2022

A Microbe Love Story

NC State’s Erin McKenney has a diverse set of experiences revolving around microbes.