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Division of Animal Sciences Alumni Newsletter // Fall 2018
Message from the Director

As the director of the Division of Animal Sciences at Mizzou, I am excited to introduce this twice-yearly newsletter to alumni and friends to provide an update on our activities. The Division is doing very well! We had an increase in freshman enrollment again this fall, which gives us the highest number of new students, 150, since our record enrollment in 2014. We have recently revamped our undergraduate curriculum to provide hands-on involvement with animals, based on a firm foundation of cutting-edge science. We have increased engagement activities, such as livestock and meats judging camps and other youth activities. Read More

Reflections: George Wm. Jesse (click to read)
Reflections: George Wm. Jesse »

Dr. Jesse, professor emeritus, shares 50 years of selected memories from a student and faculty perspective

Feature Story
Welcome to Animal Sciences (click to read)
Welcome to Animal Sciences »

Division introduces five new faculty members this fall

Student Feature
Following Her Passion (click to read)
Following Her Passion »

Animal Sciences student has made a unique path, with help of her advisors

Research Achievements
Breeding a Better Bee (click to read)
Breeding a Better Bee »

CAFNR researchers comb the honey bee genome for resilience against damaging parasite

Improving Heifer Development (click to read)
Improving Heifer Development »

Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program celebrates 20 years

Alumni Corner
Curating a Career Path (click to read)
Curating a Career Path »

Darryl Chatman’s connections in animal sciences have taken him far

Supporting the State
Age of Discovery (click to read)
Age of Discovery »

Animal Science Exploration Day helps high school students learn about opportunities in the field