The Department of Animal Sciences, with strong roots in the Land Grant tradition, has as its mission to improve the health and well-being of animals, including humans, through integration of teaching, research, and outreach. Our department aspires to be a global leader in training the next generation of scholars in the areas of comparative endocrinology and integrative physiology, equine science, and companion and laboratory animal science.
Check out our newsletter, Animal Science Update 2016-2017, for stories about our faculty, students, department and upcoming events.
RU Veterinary Science Club Places FIRST in APVMA Symposium’s “Pre-Vet Olympics”
This past weekend (March 3-5), the Rutgers University Veterinary Science Club took 13 students to attend the national American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA) symposium at North Carolina State University. Read more.
Congratulations to the Rutgers NESA 2017 Team
Rutgers NESA participants performed very well at the 2017 NESA competition on February 25! See story.
Farm Tours Available
The Department of Animal Sciences has developed a Farm Tour Program aimed at guiding small groups of children and/or adults around the cattle, goat, horse, pig, and sheep facilities on Sheepfold Lane.
Alumni and Friends
We would love to hear from you! Send us your story or a photo (with a detailed caption) for our website and/or next newsletter. See the News and Events webpage and the current issue of Animal Science Update for recent accomplishments of our students, faculty and staff.
Support Animal Science
Your generous support of our department will help us maintain the excellence of our undergraduate program and strengthen our graduate training programs. Whether you choose to support Animal Sciences scholarships, graduate fellowships, or our Academic Excellence Fund, your contribution is greatly appreciated. In addition, when the Rutgers Annual Giving Fund contacts you, please consider earmarking all or part of your gift to the Department of Animal Sciences.
To make a gift, please contact the SEBS Development Office.
Wendie Cohick, Chair
Dept. of Animal Sciences