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Archive for January, 2010

2010 Merial Veterinary Scholar Program deadlines

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

If you are planning to serve as a faculty mentor, or compete for one of the two scholar opportunities, for the Merial Veterinary Scholar Program (MVSP) take note of the following deadlines. January 5, 2010: Statements of research interests from potential faculty mentors  due to Program Director January 7, 2010: Noon meeting for interested students […]

SCAVMA Winter Social

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Every year the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) hosts and sponsors a social event to promote bonding of all four veterinary classes and the faculty and staff. This year the event will take place on Friday, January 15. The theme will be “Vegas Nights.” The event has been held at the […]

Scholarship applications for 2010-2011

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Applications for College-based scholarships will be distributed electronically to all students by January 15. The completion date is March 1. Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the end of January to be considered for need-based aid and loans. Scholarships and awards will be announced at the College […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Steven Gross

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Alumnus Dr. Steven Gross, class of 1997, has died from injuries sustained in a car accident on Dec. 10, 2009. Dr. Gross had been practicing veterinary medicine in Evanston, Wyo. at the Bear River Veterinary Clinic. Link to obituary Dr. Steven Gross near his home in Wyoming.

Improved veterinary care in Uganda

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Class of 1988 alumna Dr. Val Sheen has been practicing veterinary medicine in Uganda for the past seventeen years. Making a difference in small, poor communities is her forte, and she’s made vast improvements in the lives of many people and animals during her time in Africa. Link to full article. Dr. Val Sheen in […]

Research Profile- Dr. Erica McKenzie

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Dr. Erica McKenzie– Large Animal Internal Medicine Dr. Erica McKenzie received her veterinary degree from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 1996. She completed a residency and Ph.D. in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2003, focusing on nutritional and pharmacological methods of managing muscle disease in Thoroughbred horses. She then […]

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