Category Archives: Awards

Smith receives Emerging Young Scholar

The Southern Section of the American Society of Animal Science is pleased to award William “Brandon” Smith with its Emerging Young Scholar Award. Smith accepted the award during the 2017 Southern Section Meeting, held February 4-7, in Franklin, Tenn. Smith … Continue reading

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ASAS Foundation: Supporting our students

April 11, 2016 - The 2016 Midwest Meeting wrapped up last month. This year’s meeting included several graduate and undergraduate student competitions. We would like to particularly thank donors of the Gretchen Hill Appreciation Club and the Tim S. Stahly & Ernie Peo Memorial … Continue reading

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Students can earn prizes in ASAS Video Competition

This is the second year for the ASAS YouTube Video Competition! Any member of ASAS can enter the competition, but student members may want to pay extra attention. Not only will video competition winners receive prizes (first place = $1,250) … Continue reading

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Leptin research honored at animal science conference

Orlando, FL – Leptin was the star of the show at the ASAS Southern Section Undergraduate Competition. The winning paper, presented by Texas A&M University-Kingsville student Adrian Arellano, focused on the role of the hormone leptin in goat reproduction. Animal … Continue reading

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Dr. Fontenot supports the next great animal scientists!

Renowned animal scientist Dr. Joseph Fontenot met today with the latest recipients of the Joseph P. Fontenot Student Travel Scholarships. The winners were Lyndi Jury, a graduate student at Mississippi State University, and Deborah Price, a graduate student at Texas … Continue reading

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