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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for May, 2011

Promotion and tenure

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

In May, Dean Clarke announced to the College that Dr. Erica McKenzie, Department of Clinical Sciences, and Dr. Manoj Pastey, Department of Biomedical Sciences, have been promoted to associate professor and have been granted indefinite tenure.  “These colleagues have made significant contributions to the missions of the College and their respective academic departments. Please join […]

Dr. Jolles receives GRF award

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

OSU Vice President for Research Dr. Richard W. Spinrad notified Dr. Anna Jolles that the proposal she submitted for the General Research Fund (GRF) entitled “Effects of Intensive Forest Management on Health, Immunity, and Infectious Disease Prevalence in Wild Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in the Oregon Coast Range” has been approved for funding. She will […]

Post-graduation plans

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

The Class of 2011 will finish their academic requirements in June. With this and the next issue of the Vet Gazette, graduating seniors will reveal their future plans. We wish them the best and congratulate them for their accomplishments! Ryan Scholz: I will be the first vet student to participate in the DVM/MPH program through […]

IVSA Travel Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

The Oregon International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) was very impressed with the applications received for the 2011 IVSA Travel Scholarship. “It’s very exciting to read about all the international veterinary travel that students are participating in this summer. We wish we could offer everyone a scholarship, but unfortunately we can only offer one,” said Leslie […]

SCAVMA Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

This year’s Student Chapter of the Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) Olympics took place May 9-13. Events included a veterinary-themed abbreviation challenge, a field day filled with relays, water balloon tosses, and root-beer floats, “A Minute To Win It” competition, Jeopardy, and an evening of pizza and good company at Woodstock’s Pizza Parlor to top it […]

Feral cat spay and neuter clinic

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

On Sunday, May 15, members of the OSU CVM Shelter Medicine Club and the Pre-veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) at OSU collaborated to help run a feral cat spay and neuter clinic. These clinics provide one of the only opportunities for neutering feral cats in the Corvallis area, and are made possible by the Feral Cat […]