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OSU students to sell horses at A Bar Ranch Cowhorse Classic Sale
May 15, 2018
STILLWATER, OK (May 15, 2018) - Students in the OSU Equine Sales and Marketing class are selling a select group of horses at the 2018 A Bar Ranch Cowhorse Classic Sale. These two-year-old OSU born, raised, and trained geldings and fillies have been started under the leadership of student trainers with instructor guidance.
OSU students learn about New Zealand agriculture on study abroad trip
May 14, 2018
STILLWATER, OK (May 14, 2018) - Clint Rusk, animal science department head, and Adele Tongco, former director of the CASNR Study Abroad Program, are taking 32 OSU students on a study abroad trip to New Zealand on May 13th – May 26th, 2018. The students will be studying New Zealand agriculture. They will visit beef cattle operations, dairy cattle farms, honey farms, Orchards, red deer farms, sheep farms, and vegetable farms.
Catherine Haviland receives Phoenix Award
Apr 30, 2018
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 30, 2018) – Catherine Haviland, graduate student, received the 2018 Phoenix Award (Ph.D.)! The award is presented each year to one master’s student and one doctoral student who have shown exemplary achievement in leadership and scholarship, community and university service, and professional involvement.
Gretchen Mafi receives Golden Torch Award
Apr 26, 2018
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 26, 2018) – Dr. Gretchen Mafi, a professor and the Ralph and Leila Boulware Endowed Chair in the Department of Animal Science, received the 2018 Golden Torch Award!
Reid Finch - Student Spotlight
Apr 24, 2018
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 24, 2018) - Meet Reid Finch, a junior majoring in animal science with a degree option in pre-vet from Sunnyvale, Texas. Finch did not have much agricultural experience growing up, but decided to show livestock in high school. When it came time to pick a university, Finch chose Oklahoma State University because of its excellent reputation.
2018 Animal Science Weekend
Apr 18, 2018
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 18, 2018) The 2018 Animal Science Weekend was held April 5th – April 8th, 2018 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. The Animal Science Weekend is held annually in the spring, providing alumni an opportunity to meet with friends, faculty, and students, as well as see the new developments happening at OSU. Animal Science Weekend consists of several events held by the OSU Department of Animal Science and the Animal Science Alumni Association.

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