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“Best Student Talk” and “Best Student Poster” at the UoG CCSAW Research Day 2018

Congrats to our “Best Student Talk and Poster” Winners!
Congratulations to Stephanie Croyle and Caitlyn Decina who tied for “Best Student Talk” and to Julie Krumma who won “Best Student Poster” at our 11th Annual CCSAW Research Symposium!
Croyle gave an enthusiastic, engaging presentation on the perceptions of dairy farmers towards communication pertaining to receiving feedback and advice related to animal welfare issues on farm. Her aim was to was to identify expectations in order facilitate communication for key advice such as on farm consultants.

Dairy Challenge Team 2018

Success at Dairy Challenge in California!

Congratulations to UofG's Dairy Challenge team that competed in Visalia, California this past weekend. Our team did us proud and came home with a second place finish! Congratulations to team members Andrew Vanderspek, Jeroen Slits, Matthew Wells and Michael Reijnen, and with coaches, Dr. Trevor DeVries, Robyn Walsh, and Matt Groen.

Patrick Birkl for receiving the Best Student Presentation Award!

Congratulations to Patrick Birkl for receiving the Best Student Presentation Award!

Please join us in congratulating Patrick Birkl on the success of his presentation "Effects of social stress on tryptophan-kynurenine in laying hens". He received the "Best Student Presentation" award at the 37th Winter-Workshop, Clinical, chemical and biochemical aspects of pteridines and related topics (February 20th to 23rd 2018, Innsbruck, Austria). 

Lee-Anne Huber

Welcome Lee-Anne Huber!

New Swine Nutrition Professor

Posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 on the OAC website:

The Department of Animal Biosciences is pleased to welcome Lee-Anne Huber as an assistant professor in swine nutrition. Huber began her role on October 2nd, 2017.

In this position, Huber will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as advise, supervise and train graduate students.

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