Animal Sciences
Newsletter 2012


Greetings from Purdue University Animal Sciences

Feature Article: The Beef Team

Undergraduate Student Update: 2011 Undergraduate Awards Family Working Together: Ed and Sally Veenhuizen Two Book-Harmon Leadership Forums in 2011

Undergraduate Student Activities: Lessons from Haiti Livestock Judging Team Dairy Judging Team Horse Judging Team Block & Bridle Pork Interest Group Purdue Avian Sciences Club

Graduate Student Update: Graduate Student Association Highlights Graduate Student Awards In Memoriam

Faculty & Staff News: Faculty and Staff Awards Faculty Raises Money for Children Faculty and Staff News and Updates Faculty and Staff International Participation Ag Forecast Fosters Learning and Discussion Advisory Board Discusses Future of ANSC Program

Alumni Awards: 2011 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Awards 2011 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Award 2011 Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame Honorees 2011 Certificate of Distinction from Purdue Ag Alumni Association

Alumni and Friends Update: Alumni Updates Homecoming Reunion 2011

Supporting Animal Sciences

Let's Communicate: ANSC Contact Information Send Us Your Animal Sciences Alumni Updates! Receive Email Updates

Beef cattle at the Animal Sciences Research and Education Center
A good team makes all the difference ... The Beef Team and Beef Unit programs are featured in the newsletter. Pictured are beef cattle at the Beef Unit of the Animal Sciences Research and Education Center (ASREC).


The Newsletter Student Editors are Erica Sullivan and Jessica Thayer. The Newsletter Committee members include Chairs, Donna Lofgren and Zoltan Machaty, Layi Adeola, Katie Boesche, Barry Delks, JoAnn Galyon, Pat Jonas, Tamilee Nennich and Heather Tucker.

We hope this Newsletter will increase your enthusiasm and ignite your pride in the exciting research, extension, and educational programs taking place in Purdue Animal Sciences. It is designed to provide information to our many alumni, students, staff, and special friends.


August 3-19

Indiana State Fair (Year of the Dairy Cow)

August 10

Purdue Day at the State Fair

October 12

2012 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Program

October 13

Purdue Homecoming (vs. Wisconsin)

October 22-23

Book-Harmon Leadership Forum (featuring former Secretary of Agriculture Clayton Yeutter)

For additional calendar dates, see the Animal Sciences Event Calendar at

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