April 13-14, 2018
- Alumni Round-Up at Nebraska Innovation Campus on April 13
- Old Timers' Livestock Judging Contest in Animal Science on April 14
- UNL Bull Sale in Animal Science on April 14
- Block & Bridle Banquet at Nebraska Innovation Campus on April 14
Alumni & Friends Newsletter Friday, December 8, 2017
We are excited to present you with our first edition of the Department of Animal Science Alumni and Friends News. We are committed to keeping you informed about activities, successes, opportunities and upcoming events at the University of Nebraska, Department of Animal Science. We plan to send you the Alumni and Friends News each Fall and Spring. 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.
Perkins receives Omtvedt Servant Leader Award Friday, December 8, 2017
Jeffery Perkins, the ENREC Swine Unit Manager, was recently honored with the 2017 Omtvedt Servant Leader Award. This award recognizes staff members within the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources for their excellence, leadership and dedication.
The Omtvedt Servant Leader Award was presented at the IANR Awards Luncheon held December 1 at the Nebraska East Union.
Spangler Presented Continuing Service Award Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Matt Spangler, Lincoln, Nebraska, a BIF Continuing Service Award June 2 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Athens, Georgia.
Continuing Service Award winners have made major contributions to the BIF organization. This includes serving on the board of directors, speaking at BIF conventions, working on BIF guidelines and other behind-the-scenes activities. As BIF is a volunteer organization, it is this contribution of time and passion for the beef cattle industry that moves BIF forward.
Anderson receives Equine Science Society Fellow Award Thursday, June 22, 2017
Kathleen Anderson, Professor of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was recently honored with the Equine Science Society Fellow Award. The Fellow Award recognizes distinguished service to the horse industry and to ESS over a long period of time.
The award was presented at the Equine Science Society awards banquet on June 2 during the Society's 25th Symposium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
New report highlights pig fertility research by Ciobanu Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Eleven research universities, including the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, are calling for stronger federal support of the food and agricultural sciences through a new report, Retaking the Field—Strengthening the Science of Farm and Food Production. The report explores projects funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) at each institution, including research from Daniel Ciobanu, associate professor in the Department of Animal Science.
Block and Bridle Club to honor Brand Friday, February 24, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Douglas Brand of Seward will be recognized as the 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Block and Bridle honoree.
The Block and Bridle Club focuses on building leaders in the livestock and meat industries. The award recognizes those who have contributed to Nebraska agriculture through leadership, service, youth projects, community activities and involvement with the university.
Livestock judging team wraps up successful season Thursday, December 15, 2016
Lincoln, Neb. — The 2016 University of Nebraska–Lincoln Livestock Judging Team recently celebrated a very successful season. The team competed in 13 events against 30 different collegiate teams from across the country.
A high note of the season was placing as the high team in cattle at the American Royal in Kansas City, Missouri, in October. This was the first time since 1976 that a team from the university has won cattle at this competition.