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 Advanced Beef Production students visit our nation's Capitol.
Penn State Animal Science Students Meet with Congressional Leaders
November 6, 2018
As part of their Advanced Beef Production Class, students traveled to Washington, D.C. and learned more about issues facing the beef industry and how to effectively communicate with elected representatives.
Rodney Hissong to be Honored as Penn State’s Dairy Science 2018 Distinguished Alumnus
October 17, 2018
Franklin County dairyman, a 1998 graduate, will be recognized at a ceremony on November 2.
The visiting Swiss students enjoyed the opportunity to pose with the Nittany Lion.
Swiss Students Get Overview of Pennsylvania Agriculture
October 16, 2018
Twenty students from Switzerland visited Penn State's University Park Campus and operations throughout the Commonwealth.
Department of Animal Science Prospective Student Open House to be held October 19
September 19, 2018
High school seniors are invited to learn more about the Department of Animal Science and meet faculty and students.