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Archive for April, 2011

Great weather for Ride the Heart of the Valley

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The sunny weather on Saturday was perfect for a bike ride, which worked out perfectly for SCAVMA’s Ride the Heart of the Valley third annual fundraiser. The fundraiser this year was very successful, drawing in 59 participants, 14 more than last year. In addition, there were more community members who joined the ride this year, […]

Pet Day is Saturday!

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Pet Day is right around the corner! We really look forward to seeing you all there. Please join us for the Fun Run; pre-registration is available through today. If you miss pre-registration you can register all the way up to the morning of the race. We are always looking for volunteers; if you or a […]

IVSA holds ‘One Health, One World’ Service Symposium

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The Oregon International Veterinary Students’ Association’s (IVSA) first ‘One Health, One World Service’ Symposium was held April 8–April 10. The goal of the symposium was to promote the value of health professionals and students in international service, emphasizing how human and animal health are intimately connected. The symposium was an excellent opportunity for students to […]

MacVicar Scholar Award Lecture

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Can an invasive disease modify the dynamics of a native infection? Specifically, does bovine tuberculosis (BTB), modify the dynamics of a native infection, Rift Valley Fever (RVF), in African buffalo? Dr. Brianna Beechler, a PhD student in the Jolles lab in Biomedical Sciences and 2010 recipient of the MacVicar Scholar Award, presented an update on […]

Dr. Brianna Beechler awarded MAF fellowship

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Brianna Beechler, a PhD student in the Jolles lab in Biomedical Sciences, was awarded a Morris Animal Foundation Fellowship to support her work on disease interactions in African buffalo. The fellowship, worth over $80,000, will provide her with stipend and tuition for two years. After completing her DVM degree at OSU in the spring of […]

SAVMA Symposium 2011

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The 2011 SAVMA Symposium took place March 24—26 at the University of California-Davis. Proximity and timing (Symposium is rarely during our spring break, most other schools are on the semester system) meant that OSU had an opportunity to have a large contingent make the trip. With more than 40 students attending in Beaver orange hooded […]

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