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Archive for August, 2012

New Vet Camp for High School Students

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Development of a completely new program is a challenging puzzle. What will you need? How will it go together? Will anyone show up? This summer, Luiz Bermudez, head of the CVM Department of Biomedical Sciences, and Sue Tornquist, Associate Dean for Student Services, put the pieces together and provided a Summer Veterinary Experience for ten […]

New ‘One Health’ Graduate Program

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Public health agencies are faced with a future of complex, global health challenges. The One Health Initiative is a worldwide movement to address those challenges by encouraging communication and collaboration between a variety of health science professionals – medical doctors, veterinarians, pharmacologists, behavioral scientists, and more. One of the major goals of the One Health […]

Faculty Inspire Talented Kids

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Limited funding in public schools has gutted most district’s TAG (Talented and Gifted) programs but every summer, the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine picks up some of the slack with Adventures in Learning (AIL). AIL provides an opportunity for twelve middle school students to spend an hour each day for ten days with CVM faculty […]

Bald Eagle Flying Again

Monday, August 13th, 2012

In April, surgeon Jennifer Warnock at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital rebuilt the wing of a bald eagle brought into the hospital by the Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Corvallis. The wing was badly fractured and required delicate surgery involving pins and an external fixator. The eagle came through the surgery well but no one […]

CVM Student Receives Prestigious Award

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Kudos to Ryan Rademacher, Class of 2014, for receiving the Amstutz Scholarship this summer. The scholarship is awarded to only about 50 students in the U.S. and Canada and is based on academic and professional accomplishments, an essay written by the applicant, and letters of recommendation. The scholarship is sponsored by the American Association of […]

Hospital Friend Brings Special Gifts

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

A couple of years ago, Diane Ostergaard brought her kitty into the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Wolf was critically ill with cancer and was not eating so he spent some time in the ICU while the hospital built his strength up and treated his cancer. Today Wolf takes cancer medication every two weeks and most […]