New VDL will provide essential infrastructure for sample receiving and processing, pathology, bacteriology, necropsy, histopathology and an incinerator.
Ten $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to students who intend to pursue a career in the pork industry and aspire to be future pork industry leaders themselves.
Students who conduct a science experiment that is related to pigs, pork production or a related subject will be eligible to receive a $200 scholarship.
Clemson will continue to offer students opportunities to observe and participate in swine management.
Lachmann is remembered by her friends and colleagues as having a true passion for swine nutrition and its role in moving the industry forward.
The future of animal health lies in the next generation of future leaders.
The scholarship is named for Larry E. Sitzman, who retired in 2016 as executive director of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association.