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Drawing inspiration: Temple Grandin’s unique perspectives and innovations in animal science

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Imagine you are walking in a big city with a lot of people. There’s cars honking, people yelling, trash all over the streets, construction sites, and your Google Maps just took you in the wrong direction. You would probably be stressed out, right? Now think of this scenario from cattle or pigs’ perspectives when they are being transported to different locations, or corralled.

ACES scholarship is deeply meaningful for animal sciences student

As she opened her email in class, Jacqueline Springer started shaking as emotions overwhelmed her. With tears in her eyes, she rushed outside of the classroom to call her dad. He was just as shocked as she was. 

The phone line was silent as Jacqueline’s news sank in. Only her dad could understand how meaningful it was to receive the Jay Haning Scholarship.

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Sisters’ unique paths in ACES stem from shared adventures on the farm

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Since we were young, my sister and I have embraced our differences, but found joy and passion in similar things. 

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From Tanzania to South Korea: ANSC student Avery Bennett's study abroad journey

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Preparing for a study abroad trip involves making many decisions throughout the process. Sorting everything out will take considerable time, thought, and effort, and it might push you out of your comfort zone.

Animal Science student Avery Bennett, who has completed three study abroad programs on three continents, is no stranger to this process. Studying in Tanzania, New Zealand, and South Korea, Avery gained experiences and opportunities invaluable to her study-abroad goals, career aspirations, and personal development.

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"Earth Day is my favorite day of the year"

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To celebrate Earth Week, meet Emily Rohrbach, a junior studying Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) with a concentration in Fish and Wildlife Conservation Biology in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. This past winter break, Emily had the opportunity to partake in a shor

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