Schroeder -- 2019 Honoree

Charles P. “Chuck” Schroeder, a native of southwestern Nebraska ranch country near the rural community of Palisade, will be recognized as the newest University of Nebraska–Lincoln Block and Bridle honoree. Each year the Block and Bridle Club selects an honoree that has contributed to Nebraska agriculture through leadership, service, youth projects, community activities and involvement with the university.

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2019 Alumni & Friends Weekend Friday, March 22, 2019

On Friday April 12th at Nebraska Innovation Campus, we will host our annual Alumni & Friends Reunion.

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Cover page featuring Lianna Walker
Animal Science Nsider - Spring 2019 Edition Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Welcome to the spring 2019 edition of our departmental newsletter, the Animal Science Nsider. We are pleased to share a few of the stories from the many wonderful activities and achievements which have occurred throughout the fall 2018 semester. Our department has a strong and proud history of excellence in teaching, research and extension, and we are striving to become even better in the future.

Animal Science Nsider

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Animal Science Alumni Award Nominations Sought Monday, March 4, 2019

We are seeking nominations for four awards that recognize the outstanding accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate alumni, and contributions individuals have made to the Department through their commitment to the livestock and (or) allied industries.

(New) Young Alumni of Distinction Award: Recognizes the significant accomplishments made by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Science Alumnus (BS, MS, or PhD) who has graduated in the last 10 years (since May 2009). 

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Flyer detailing clothing for sale
ASGSA Fall Clothing Sale Friday, November 9, 2018

The Animal Science Graduate Student Association will host its annual fall clothing sale November 12 - 16, 2018. Order forms can be picked up in A224 ANSC or you can place an order on November 13 & 14 from 10 am - 3 pm by the West entrance of the Animal Science Complex. Payment must be made at time or order.

Contact Kerri Bochantin at kabo234@g.uky.edu with any questions or concerns.

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Inviting applications for two Statewide Extension Assistant Professor/Professor of Practice positions Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) and Nebraska Extension is inviting applications for two Statewide Extension Assistant Professor/Professor of Practice positions in Animal Science.  These 12-month, non-tenure track positions will report to the Head of the Department of Animal Science and the Associate Dean of Nebraska Extension.  We are seeking innovative and dynamic individuals with leadership skills to build upon our nationally recognized programs in food animal science.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is

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Loeffel Meat Shoppe - November Specials Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Did you know you can buy meat products right here on UNL's East Campus? Stop by the Loeffel Meat Shop located in the southwest corner of the Animal Science Complex!

Specials:
20% off T-Bone Steak
40% off Smoked Sausage, Smoked Sausage with Jalapenos, Smoked Sausage with Cranberries, and Cooked Salami
$1.75/pound Frankfurters
Prices good through the end of November

New hours:
Tuesdays - 1 PM to 5:30 PM
Thursdays - 1 PM to 5:30 PM
Fridays - 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM

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Fall 2018 newsletter
Fall 2018 Newsletter Thursday, October 18, 2018

We are pleased to provide you with the Fall 2018 edition of the Animal Science Nsider. The fall semester is well underway and we are looking forward to another successful year. We started the semester with 318 Animal Science and 149 Pre-Veterinary undergraduate students. We had an outstanding class of freshman matriculate and look forward to helping them reach their greatest potential as they progress through our degree programs. Our faculty also continue to recruit outstanding graduate students.

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Megan Homolka, UNL senior animal science student
Megan Homolka first awardee of the Robert and Karla Baltzell Student Innovation Award Thursday, September 6, 2018

Megan Homolka, senior animal science student, was selected as the first recipient of the Robert and Karla Baltzell Student Innovation Award. The award was established in 2016 with a gift from Robert and Karla Baltzell and a matching contribution from the Robert B. Daugherty Foundation, the Robert and Karla Baltzell Student Innovator Fund aims to provide research support to undergraduate and graduate students studying critical questions at the intersection of water and livestock, animal feed and/or crops.

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Participants learning the different cuts of meats
15th Annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The 15th annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium will be held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Science Complex on November 2 - 4, 2018.

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