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Archive for October, 2014

2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Friday, October 31st, 2014

  The Classes of 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 practiced their anatomy and surgery skills on . . . pumpkins! See more photos on Facebook.

Vet Med Mathematician Develops Plan to Contain Ebola

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Dr. Jan Medlock, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, used math-based computer modeling techniques to develop a set of recommendations that, if enacted soon, could contain the spread of Ebola in Africa in less than six months. Read more.

Craig Lab Research Continues to Help Farmers

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Fifteen years ago, one of Oregon’s major export crops faced a crisis: straw shipped to Japan for animal feed contained a fungus that caused disease in thousands of Japanese cows. Dr. Morrie Craig, professor of toxicology in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), responded to the crisis by working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Open House For Hospital Clients and Donors

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Clients and donors are invited to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital at an open house on Friday, October 24, 4:30 -7:30 p.m. Tours will leave from the Magruder Hall main lobby every 20 minutes and include stops at several services including cardiology, oncology, diagnostic imaging, equine treadmill, and […]

Golden Retriever Project Fights K9 Cancer

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The Morris Animal Foundation is looking for a few good pups—3,000 to be exact—to be part of a groundbreaking study to improve the lives of dogs. The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study tracks volunteer dogs’ health in order to gain insights into preventing and treating cancer and other canine diseases. It collects genetic, environmental and nutritional […]

Yummy! Zoetis Shrimp Boil Tailgater!

Monday, October 13th, 2014

It’s time for the annual CVM Shrimp Boil courtesy of Rocky Bigbie and Zoetis. Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to join Rocky for shrimp and all the fixin’s on the front lawn of Magruder Hall on Thursday, October 16, 4 – 6 pm. That leaves plenty of time to get over to the […]

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