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WildEarth Guardians: Reforming Wildlife Management in New Mexico

Friday, August, 2nd, 2019 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2019 WildEarth Guardians: Reforming Wildlife Management in New Mexico Click link to see presentation WildEarth Guardians in New Mexico, Southern Rockies Wildlife Advocate Mikaila Wireman During my time at WildEarth Guardians, I worked primarily with the Southern Rockies Wildlife Advocate in a collaborative effort to Read More

Living My True Passion

Tuesday, February, 12th, 2019 MAPP Student Profiles

Making the decision to return to school to pursue my MS in Animals and Public Policy was no easy decision. I left my loving husband, my two cats, my adoring family, and the comforts of my New York apartment to again become a student.

The MAPP Student Experience

Thursday, January, 31st, 2019 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

The MAPP program is the only program of its kind. It attracts diverse people, all dedicated to helping animals. Even with this shared goal, there is a huge range of perspectives present, and this has proven to be one of the program’s greatest strengths.

MAPP Experience: AVMA Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment

Wednesday, November, 21st, 2018 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Alicia Pensarosa and Jessica Baldeck are students in the M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program who have competed as our first-ever graduate students in the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Animal Welfare Assessment Contest (AWJAC) at Colorado State University (CSU) that was held November 16-18, 2018. Veterinary students at Cummings School of Veterinary Read More

Animal Rescue League of Boston: Pets Need Assessment in Codman Square

Wednesday, October, 4th, 2017 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2017 Animal Rescue League of Boston: Pets Need Assessment in Codman Square Click link for Externship Presentation Mara Walton Pet surrender is a complex issue and is often the result of contributing factors at the individual animal, family, and community levels. Animal Rescue League of Read More

From the Basement of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine: A Summer with the Organization for Human-Animal Interaction Research

Wednesday, October, 4th, 2017 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2017 From the Basement of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine: A Summer with the Organization for Human-Animal Interaction Research Savannah Verdon Working as a graduate research assistant for the Organization for Human-Animal Interaction Research required extensive literature review, manuscript writing, and both quantitative Read More

Free-Roaming Cats of Onomichi, Hiroshima: Social Media Stars or Neighborhood Nuisances?

Wednesday, October, 4th, 2017 International MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2017 Free-Roaming Cats of Onomichi, Hiroshima: Social Media Stars or Neighborhood Nuisances? Click link for Externship Presentation Stephany Ota This summer, I went to Hiroshima University in Japan to join Dr. Hajime Tanida’s lab, which focuses on human-animal relationships. I participated in the ongoing studies Read More