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Archive for November, 2016

OSU Veterinary Students Can Now Tailor Their Education

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Many veterinary students will tell you they wanted to be a veterinarian since they were small children. Kathryn Gaub (Class of 2017) did not even consider being a veterinarian until she finished an undergraduate degree in premed and was working in biology research. “In my senior year [at Eastern Oregon University] I did a premed […]

More Room For High School Students In Summer Veterinary Experience

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The OSU Summer Veterinary Experience is a hands-on learning experience for academically talented high school students interested in veterinary medicine. It began in the summer of 2012 with eight students and was so popular, the number of places was increased to sixteen the next year. This past spring, CVM received 60 applications for those sixteen […]

Lab Promotes New OSU Program

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Employees of the OSU Endophyte Laboratory recently became the faces of a new program at OSU. A photo of the group is featured on the website of the Laboratory Coat Safety Program which provides laboratory coats for all OSU laboratory employees at no charge to their department. The endophyte lab joined the program to save […]

Another Big Applicant Pool at CVM

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

The number of applicants to the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine rose again this year, but only by 17. The total number of applicants was 970, with 749 female and 147 male. There were 91 Oregon applicants, with California leading the number of out-of-state contenders (see chart). As a group, the applicants have an impressive […]

Fowler Wins First Place At ACVR

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Fowler, a diagnostic imaging resident in the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, won first place for her presentation at this year’s American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) conference. Fowler’s project tested the accuracy of the different imaging modalities for the identification of pneumonia in calves. “We did this by assessing the images in comparison […]

Alumna Innovator Gets OSU Award

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Last week Dr. Kris Otteman, director of Shelter Medicine and Humane Investigations at the Oregon Humane Society (OHS), was one of six OSU graduates to receive this year’s Alumni Fellow Award from the OSU Alumni Association. Dr. Otteman (Class of 1986) was instrumental in developing a partnership with OSU that provides experiential learning for fourth-year […]

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