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Archive for September, 2013

Bag of Bones Provides Skill Building

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Dr. Terri Clark’s mission to populate the CVM anatomy lab with every skeleton in the animal kingdom is one step closer to completion thanks to second-year student Danielle Butler. She spent most of the summer articulating a goat skeleton. Butler started with lots of bones and no instructions. “I got a bag of vertebrae, a […]

Familiar Faces to Star in Sound of Music

Friday, September 20th, 2013

In November friends of the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine will be able to see two college employees in a new light: a stage light. Dr. Patrick Chappell, assistant professor of physiology, and Kelley Marchbanks, director of development, beat out dozens of hopefuls to land the starring roles in the Majestic Theater production of the […]

Camelid Class Attracts Students From Across U.S. and Canada

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The OSU  llama teaching herd provided good animal-handling experience for DVM students who attended this summer’s Camelid Medicine course. The teaching herd llamas are bigger than average because they serve as blood donors for the hospital. They are also on the older side and pretty clever. In order to practice hoof trimming and dental care, and administer […]

Partnership With Humane Society Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Almost 70,000 surgeries, and over 24,000 medical exams later, CVM is joining the Oregon Humane Society in celebrating six productive years of partnership at the Animal Medical Learning Center. Every week, for six years, there have been at least three OSU veterinary students on rotation at the AMLC helping with the tens of thousands of […]

CVM Embraces Paperless Admissions Process

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

As of today, more than 1,000 applicants are in the process of applying to the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) for enrollment in Fall 2014. Michelle Waldron, admissions coordinator for CVM, expects about 800 of those to be completed by the deadline on October 2nd. That will be 100 more applicants than last year […]

Students Present Research Results

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

DVM and graduate students presented the results of their biomedical investigative work at Research Day last week. Presentations filled the Magruder auditorium all day and ranged from CT Imaging of Dairy Calves with Respiratory Disease to Effects of Pro-Inflammatory Compound on NMDAA Receptor Expression and Memory. “Research Day is a chance for the students to […]

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