By Lowell Randel, FASS Science Policy Director
Aug. 31, 2015 – The issue of animal welfare has remained a hot topic during the summer of 2015. On July 23rd, the Animal Handling and Welfare Review Panel established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its findings from the Phase II review, which was entitled: “Final Report of the Findings and Recommendations on the Phase II Review of the Animal Care and Well-Being at the Agricultural Research Service to the REE Under Secretary.” Read more
Aug. 31, 2015 – Two of the ASAS Science Policy Interns are featured in a podcast, speaking about their experiences in Washington D.C. this summer. They talk about their day-to-day tasks, what they enjoyed most about the internship, the transition to living in Washington D.C., and their advice for students who may want to apply for next summer’s internship program.
Aug. 27, 2015 – The ASAS Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the new Temple Grandin Appreciation Club. The Temple Grandin Appreciation Club is being formed to recognize the contribution of Dr. Temple Grandin to the field of animal research, animal welfare and to the American Society of Animal Science. Read more