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Archive for November, 2010

ICU expansion dedication

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

On November 8, friends close to Elizabeth Mason celebrated the completion of the small animal intensive care unit expansion with Lois Bates Acheson Teaching Hospital faculty and staff. Betty Chapman, friend and executor of Mason’s estate, cut the ribbon and commented that Elizabeth would have been so pleased to know how her gift helped animals [...]

Dr. Clarke appointed to USDA advisory board

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Dr. Cyril Clarke was appointed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board to represent the interests of American Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. The Board was established by Congress in the 1996 Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act. The Board provides advice and consultation to the Secretary [...]

MacVicar Scholar Award announced

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Dr. Brianna Beechler,  alumni class of 2008 and Ph.D. candidate in the department of Environmental Sciences has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 MacVicar Scholar Award in Animal Health. This award was established in 1996 by Robert and Clarice MacVicar to support interdisciplinary graduate student research in animal health. Her application was judged [...]

Student essay wins NaturVet Classic scholarship

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

An essay by third-year student Megan Glaser has won the $1,500 NaturVet Classic scholarship in the name of Dr. Pedro Rivera. “I was very appreciative of the NaturVet Classic scholarship because it enabled me to be able to attend the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association annual conference in Kentucky October 22-26. At the conference I [...]

Student exposed to veterinarian roles at the CDC

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Diana Care, class of 2011, recently spent six weeks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA as part of the Epidemiological Elective for Senior Medical and Veterinary Students (Epi Elective).  The elective provides fourth-year medical and veterinary students with hands-on experience in epidemiology and public health, as well as a chance to experience life [...]

IVSA presentation promoted international veterinary travel

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

International Veterinary Student’s Association (IVSA) hosted a lunch presentation last week promoting international veterinary travel. Three students, all from the class of 2013, shared three different experiences they had traveling and working in the veterinary field over the summer. The first presentation was by Kathleen Kraska. Kathleen traveled to the Galapagos Islands and spent one [...]