News & Announcements Archive

Position Available - Assistant Farm Manager - College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic located in Bar Harbor, Maine is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager

Leopold Conservation Award for New England awarded to Wheel-View Farm

The 2022 Leopold Conservation Award for New England has been awarded to Wheel-View Farm of Shelburne.

Snoeyenbos Prize Awarded to Darya Tourzani

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Darya Tourzani has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Snoeyenbos Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.

Hong Fellowship Awarded to Xiaosu Miao

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Xiaosu (Sue) Miao has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Frances and Chou-Chu Hong, DVM, PhD Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

UMass Veterinary Technology Scholarship 2022

Help UMass Amherst raise $25,000 for the project: UMass Veterinary Technology Scholarship 2022. Your gift will make a difference!

Volunteers needed for study designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the COVID-19 bivalent booster

VASCI researchers are participating in study designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the COVID-19 bivalent booster.

Position Available - 4-H Extension Educator III - UMass Extension

The 4-H Extension Educator III for the western region of Massachusetts (with responsibility for some portion of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties) is based in Hadley, MA and will provide programmatic leadership and management for the Massachusetts 4-H Youth Development Programs.

Janice Telfer selected for Hall of Distinction

Janice Telfer, PhD and Veterinary and Animal Sciences Professor has been selected for induction to the Clinton Central School District Foundation Hall of Distinction.

Sam Nodiff '22 Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Sam Nodiff of Elmsford, New York, has been awarded a Fellowship worth $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi-the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines

3Daughters was named Best Startup at the 15th annual Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day in Boston

University of Massachusetts Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences’ (IALS) startup company 3Daughters was named Best Startup at the 15th annual Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day in Boston on July 21.

UMass Amherst research team awarded $2.44 million grant renewal from NIH

John Clark, professor of environmental toxicology in Veterinary and Animal Sciences (VASCI), is a part of a University of Massachusetts Amherst research team that has received a $2.44 million, five-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their research into how embryonic exposure to certain common pollutants may put people at risk for diabetes and other metabolic health conditions later in life.

Janice Telfer awarded National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant

The  USDA- National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant of $642,000 will enable Janice Telfer, professor in the Department of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, College of Natural Sciences to advance knowledge in universal vaccine design strategies.