Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science offers teaching, research, and extension programs in animal agriculture and the food system.

Animal Science News

Penn State scientists among leaders in carbon cycle assessment
December 20, 2018
Researchers develop first carbon budget for North American coastal waters
American Lamb Goes to College
December 3, 2018
Penn State students enjoyed lamb entrees in dining halls.
Members of the Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen share a passion for the beef and dairy industries.IMAGE: PENN STATE
Raising awareness of beef and dairy industries is goal of Collegiate Cattlewomen
November 26, 2018
Members become more educated stewards of animal agriculture through community service, public awareness events and fundraisers.
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
November 16, 2018
Nine Penn State students joined students from ten northeast colleges and two Canadian universities for the three-day educational competition hosted by the University of New Hampshire.