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

Ganda Joins Penn State's Animal Science Department
July 15, 2019
Ganda is Assistant Professor of Food Animal Microbiome; her appointment is 75 percent research and 25 percent teaching.
Students representing Penn State at ADSA-SAD meetings, from left: Bailey Winslow, Michael Morgan, Shoshana Brody, Daniel Kitchen, Kelly MacRae, Sydney Jewell and Kelly Forbes.
Penn State Students Excel at ADSA-SAD Annual Meetings
June 28, 2019
Club members won first place in the Quiz Bowl; the club placed second in the Outstanding Chapter competition.
From left: Nisha Bhatt, Jaclyn Topper, David Buckwalter, Donald Opp, Kelly Boland, Brooke Pitney, Paulina Oleinik, Alyse Crownover, Jesse Reichenbach, Elizabeth St. Clair, Paige Prawucki, Jessi Nalepa, Colleen Clark, and Catherine Padilla
Penn State Students Study Swiss Animal Agriculture Practices
June 26, 2019
Fourteen students studied animal agriculture in Switzerland through course work and visits within the country.
Elkin Honored by Poultry Science Association
June 24, 2019
Dr. Robert G. Elkin, Professor of Avian Nutritional Biochemistry, has been named a PSA Fellow, the highest recognition bestowed by PSA.
PSU Summertime Rockn shatters previous record, selling for $19,00
Annual Penn State Quarter Horse sale shatters records, draws large crowd
May 30, 2019
Horse named PSU Summertime Rockn shatters previous record, selling for $19,00