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Our Mission

Advancing animal agriculture for the betterment of society through science-based learning, outreach and research.

Our Vision 

AVS will be the preeminent animal science program in the Southeast recognized for the positive impact on society by our students, research and outreach.

Our Goals

  • Educate students to think critically, communicate and apply scientific knowledge in the field of animal science
  • Translate and relay animal science information to society
  • Engage a community of scholars to innovate and seek discoveries in the field of animal science

Departmental News & Announcements


Please join us for the 2016 Welcome Back BBQ
Wednesday, August, 24th 4:30-6:30pm outside Newman Hall 

2016 Small Flock and 4-H Happenings

AVS research specialist Meenakshi Mukherjee earned her PhD in Genetics and Developmental Biology from West Virginia University in May 2016.   Congratulations, Meena!

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NOV 11

Kickoff CAFLS Reception for Prospective Students

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Life Sciences Facility

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