Media Advisory: Animal Sciences Course Recognized

October 31, 2002

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences course is being recognized by the Humane Society of the United States for its focus on animal welfare issues.

The public and members of the media are invited to attend an awards presentation honoring the course (Social Issues Concerning the Use of Animals By Humans) and those who teach it on Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. in 120 Parker Food Science and Technology Building on the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) campus.

The Animals and Society Course Award will be presented by Lesley King, Director of Education and Animal Welfare of the Humane Society of the United States in Washington, D.C. Bobby Moser, Dean of CFAES will be on hand, as well as the instructors of the course: Glen Schmidt, J. Fred Stephens, David Zartman and Stephen Boyles.

"The award helps raise the profile of the study of animals in all different contexts, from animal rights, to animal welfare and animal ethics," said King.

For more information regarding the awards presentation, contact Jeanne Osborne at (614) 292-3779 or For more information on the Humane Society course awards log on to, or

Candace Pollock
Jeanne Osborne