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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for September, 2012

Welcome Class of 2016!

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Orientation for 57 new students in the Class of 2016 included tours, lots of  food, small group breakout sessions, and torture  . . . uh, a ropes course. You can see more photos of the high fliers in the Class of 2016 on the OSU Vet Med Facebook page.    

Students Share Insights on Nicaragua

Friday, September 21st, 2012

This year marked the 6th annual OSU International Veterinary Service Brigade trip to Merida, Nicaragua on the beautiful island of Ometepe.  Over the past six years this program has continued to grow and capture the hearts of many students and volunteer veterinarians.  In addition to the record number of participants, records were also set in […]

Paws for a Cause

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Throughout the summer, animal lovers around the world staged protests in response to recent news stories about the city of Kiev rounding up and euthanizing thousands of stray dogs in preparation for a soccer tournament. Here in Corvallis, Oregon, the OSU International Veterinary Students Club and the Shelter Medicine Club are doing what they do […]

Welcome New House Officers!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Homecoming Chili Cook-Off at Magruder!

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Nothing tastes better than a hot bowl of chili on a crisp fall day at an OSU football game! That is especially true when you chow down at a chili cookoff where 100% of the proceeds go to support OSU College of Vet Med scholarships . . .  and it’s Homecoming! Make a note to […]

Model Shows Complex Anatomy

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

As a prey animal in the wild, horses developed the ability to sleep standing up via a “stay apparatus” that allows them to relax their muscles and doze without collapsing. In the front legs, the apparatus automatically engages when their muscles relax. In the hind legs, the horse engages it by shifting its hip position […]