Animal Science Nsider - Fall 2020 Edition Wednesday, March 10, 2021We are pleased to present the Fall 2020 Edition of the Animal Science Nsider. The year 2020 is one we will not soon forget due to all the complications associated with the novel human coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) commonly referred to as COVID-19. I could not be more proud of our students, faculty, staff and alumni for how they have navigated the necessary changes that occurred in our teaching and learning, research and outreach as a result of this pandemic. Caring, compassionate, resilient, gritty are a few words to describe what has been witnessed during the past eight months.
Registration Now Open for Alumni & Friends Reunion and Block & Bridle Honors Banquet Wednesday, March 10, 2021
We are excited to announce that we have received approval to host our 2021 Block and Bridle Honoree Banquet and Alumni and Friends Reunion on April 10 at Robbers Cave. This event will be hosted in a hybrid format, and you will be able to participate either in-person or online. We have a limited number of in-person seats available, so I encourage you to sign up early. The events on April 10 are centered around allowing alumni to reconnect with fellow alumni and friends and recognizing the achievements of our current and former students and friends of the department.
2020 ASGSA Turkey Sales Friday, October 9, 2020
It seems it is that time of year again for ASGSA’s Annual Turkey Sale! All turkey sale proceeds will fund all ASGSA travel and other group expenses. Turkey’s will come in small (12-14 lbs) for $26, medium (14-16 lbs) for $30, large (16-18 lbs) for $34, and extra-large (18-20) for $38.
ASGSA Fall 2020 Clothing Sale Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The Animal Science Graduate Student Association (ASGSA) is hosting their Semi-Annual Fall Clothing Sale. Funds raised by this event support opportunities for graduate students of the UNL Animal Science Department, including travel awards, thesis binding fees, and career networking events. This semester, we're having all orders being placed online through Marketplace.
Loeffel Meat Shoppe re-opening on Fridays from 11:00 am - 5:30 pm Thursday, August 13, 2020
We are pleased to announce that we are able to re-open our sales room while adhering to appropriate safety precautions. For the time being, our sales room will be open on Fridays from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm. In meeting University and City of Lincoln requirements, customers will be required to wear masks and maintain a 6 foot distance from other customers. We will also be limiting 3 customers in the sales area at a time. Hand sanitizer is available at the entryway to the Meat Lab.
2019 Nebraska Farm Bureau Silver Eagle Award Honors Dr. Terry Klopfenstein Pioneer in Beef Nutrition Tuesday, December 10, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: November 6, 2019
CONTACT: Tina Henderson, vice president communication strategy, (402) 310-0497
LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Terry Klopfenstein, Emeritus Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), as the 2019 recipient of, its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Klopfenstein on Dec. 10 at the 2019 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Kearney.
Our 2020 Alumni Reunion Weekend has been postponed until Spring 2021. Please stay tuned to our alumni reunion weekend page at https://animalscience.unl.edu/alumni-reunion. We will host the Alumni & Friends Reunion and Block and Bridle Honors Banquet and recognize our undergraduate students as well as a Block and Bridle honoree. We will celebrate the rich history of our judging programs by recognizing all alumni from teams that competed in years ending with “0” (2010, 2000, 1990, 1980, 1970, 1960, etc) and "1" (2011, 2001, 1991, 1981, 1971, 1961, etc).