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D’Souza awarded inaugural Cactus Feeders scholarship and internship

The Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science is proud to recognize Genevieve D’Souza as the inaugural recipient of the 2020 Cactus Feeders Scholarship. As a recipient of this newly formed award, D’Souza will have the opportunity to complete an internship with Cactus Feeders. The department is excited about the possibilities that this new partnership with Cactus Feeders presents. “Receiving the Cactus Feeders Scholarship is a great honor and an outstanding opportunity for me. The internship will supplement my education and training from Dr. Tedeschi by exposing me to… Read More →

NAMI Scholarship Foundation announces 2017-2018 award winners

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Scholarship Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017-2018 undergraduate scholarship awards.  Eleven high-performing undergraduate students received a combined total of $55,000 dollars to pursue degrees in animal, meat and food science, and in culinary arts. Jessie Van Buren received the Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship to continue her studies in animal science and mathematics at the University of Idaho.  Cole Perkins, who is majoring in animal science at Texas Tech University, received the John Duyn award, while Madison Comes, an animal science… Read More →

Engle receives travel grant for ISAG conference in Dublin

COLLEGE STATION – Bailey Engle, an animal science graduate student at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a travel bursary to present her research at the International Society for Animal Genetics Conference in Dublin, Ireland in July. She received the grant based on the recommendations of the Animal Genetics journal editors. Engle’s research, “Influence of a 1 Mb region of BTA 5 on beef cow stability in Bos indicus x Bos Taurus crossbred cows,” was recently presented at the Texas Genetics Society meeting, winning her the graduate student… Read More →

Crossland receives Farr Scholarship

COLLEGE STATION – Whitney Crossland, an animal science graduate student at Texas A&M University, is a recipient of the W.D. Farr Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year from the National Cattlemen’s Foundation. The $12,000 scholarship recognizes outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in meat science and animal agriculture. The scholarship will be presented in January at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in San Diego, Calif. “I am proud of Whitney for receiving this prestigious scholarship,” said Russell Cross, Ph.D., professor and head of… Read More →

Meat science students awarded scholarships at SMA Convention

SAN ANTONIO — Several meat science students in the Department of Animal Science are recipients of scholarships presented during the 59th Southwest Meat Association Annual Convention held in San Antonio July 22-25, 2015. The Bob Ondrusek Memorial Scholarship was presented to Texas A&M graduate students Drew Cassens, Courtney Boykin, Aeriel Belk, Clay Eastwood, McKensie Harris, Hillary Henderson and Crystal Waters; and undergraduate students McCalley Cunningham, Micki Gooch, Kline Jones, Madalynn Kainer and Shelby Schiefelbein. This scholarship, which was started in 2000 by the SMA Foundation, is the primary… Read More →