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Dedicated to the Virginia Tech motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the School of Animal Sciences pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. We invite you to bring your interest in animals and let us prepare you for your future. Where can the School of Animal Sciences take you? The choices are unlimited!

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CALS Events Calendar

  • Sep 22 2023 VT Southwest AREC Ram Test Annual Sale & Field Day
  • Oct 03 2023 Stockmanship/Grazing Infrastructure Training This hands on event featuring Curt Pate is limited to 40 people per day. Topics will include Stockmanship principles using cattle and sheep for training purposes, arm and ranch layout for fencing systems and working facilities, fence building sessions covering layout, bracing, post selection, fence fabric selection, gate placement and new ideas and options, watering options and placement, including water gaps, will be covered and installed, and more! Registration deadline: September 26.
  • Oct 06 Blacksburg, VA Virginia 2023 Cattlemen's Boot Camp Oct. 6-7, 2023. The Cattlemen's Boot Camp is a great opportunity to brush up on current knowledge or learn the basics through hands- on experiences! The topics that will be addressed by educational speakers and labs will be herd health, nutrition, reproduction, and operational management.
  • Oct 14 Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Family, friends, alumni and the general public are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided. We kindly ask that you register to accurately prepare for this event by October 10. There is no cost to attend.


CALS Events Calendar

  • Oct 04 108 Human & Ag Bio Science 1 Defense Seminar Kayla Farrell, Ph.D. Candidate. Dissertation title: Sex-differences in proteasome-independent roles of the ubiquitin proteasome system in memory formation.
  • Oct 06 Zoom Only (EST) The Reproductive Biology Club Presents: Work in Progress: Fontes Lab, University of Georgia
  • Oct 20 Zoom Only (EST) Preliminary Exam Seminar Mitigation of Reactive Oxygen Species in IVP Bovine Oocytes and Embryos through Antioxidant Supplementation by Jessica Keane, Ph.D. Candidate | Advisor: Dr. Alan Ealy
  • Oct 27 Zoom Only (EST) The Reproductive Biology Club Presents: Work in Progress: McLean Lab, University of Tennessee
  • Nov 03 Zoom Only (EST) The Reproductive Biology Club Presents: Effects of modified live virus vaccines on AI pregnancy rates, Stewart Lab, Virginia Tech