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

Animal, Veterinary, and Biomedical Sciences Building Project
November 18, 2019
The new Animal, Veterinary, and Biomedical Sciences Building will replace the 52-year-old Henning Building and co-locate the departments of Animal Science and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. The 105,000 square foot new construction will feature an array of unique spaces and facilities for students, faculty, and staff.
Dr. Terry Etherton Recognized by Northeast ASAS/ADSA
November 10, 2019
Etherton received Distinguished Service Award for his many outstanding contributions to the broad field of animal and dairy science.
Penn State Animal Science Students Visit Nation's Capital
October 31, 2019
Student met with Congressional leaders and discussed issues affecting agriculture and the beef industry.
Dr. Larry Chase Named as Penn State's Dairy Science 2019 Distinguished Alumnus
October 23, 2019
Cornell University Professor Emeritus will be honored at a ceremony at University Park on Friday, Nov. 1
Henning Building, built in 1967, has been taken down as the first step in new construction project on Ag Hill
October 17, 2019
William L. Henning Building has been completely razed as a first step in the construction of the new Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building, expected to be completed in late 2021. To view site preparation, click on the webcam link.