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Archive for August, 2018

Moving Forward By Going Backwards: Approaching Veterinary Education From a Different Angle

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Typically, education begins with delivering information to students, who then output that information in the form of exams. Another approach is called Competency-Based Education (CBE) and it starts with the desired outputs then goes backwards to figure out what the inputs should be. Laura Molgaard, Associate Dean for Academic and Students Affairs at the University […]

Alums Choose A Path Less Travelled

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

According to market research done by the AVMA in 2017, 65% of licensed veterinarians are working in private clinical practice. Another 8% are working for government agencies. Only half a percent work in the uniformed services. OSU alums Kristen Hinatsu and Jake Tidwell are in that small group, and living that famous recruiting slogan: ‘Its […]

Pre-Vet Scholar Inspired By Summer Program

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Last week the college held its seventh annual Summer Veterinary Experience (SVE) for academically talented high school students. The program is one of several that Dean Susan Tornquist supports with a goal of increasing diversity in the veterinary student population, and ultimately in the veterinary profession. The week-long experience features daily short courses taught by […]

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