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 students who competed successfully at the 2019 NESA event.
Penn State Wins Overall at 2019 NESA Competition
March 23, 2019
Eight teams with students from the Block and Bridle and Dairy Science Club competed and took first, second, third, fifth, seventh and tenth overall.
Penn State Block and Bridle Club members are gearing up for the 102nd Little International Livestock Exposition. The club will be joined by the Penn State Dairy Science Club, which will be hosting its annual Dairy Expo on the same day.
Little I Livestock Expo offers unparalleled showing experience for students
March 21, 2019
Little I and Dairy Expo will be held on April 6 at the Snider Ag Arena at University Park.
Garrison Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus
March 12, 2019
He will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend, April 5 and 6 at University Park.
Department of Animal Science Faculty Member Named Distinguished Professor
February 14, 2019
Alexander N. Hristov, Ph.D., P.A.S. recognized for his accomplishments in research, teaching and service.
Tara Felix Receives National Recognition
January 30, 2019
Felix is a recipient of the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit.