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Archive for April, 2014

Retired CVM Professor Helps Build Homes

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Dr. Brad Smith, a long time professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, retired in 2002. What does a retired veterinarian with a doctorate in animal reproductive medicine do for fun? He helps build homes. In 2004, Smith joined the board of the Benton County Habitat for Humanity and founded the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, […]


Friday, April 25th, 2014

  At the Leipzig Zoo in Germany, Gorilla mom Kumili tickles five-month-old Jengo, and his eyes light up with joy as he breaks into a huge grin. Read more.

CVM Celebrates Their Awesome Lab Professionals

Friday, April 25th, 2014

CVM celebrated Medical Laboratory Professionals Week with (no surprise) big, colorful photos of diseases! Dr. Elena Gorman posted the pictures outside Magruder 119 all week for a game called “What’s My Diagnosis?”  Games-master Crystal Foster emailed a lab word search, a lab mad lib, and other games to the whole college. It was all just […]

It’s the 28th Annual Pet Day!

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Join the fun Saturday, May 3rd, 10 am – 4 pm! Kid’s zone, dog wash, pet nail trim, pet costume contest, petting zoo, teddy bear surgery, ponies, llamas, reptiles, and so much more!

CVM Staff Receive Service And Excellence Awards

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon was held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. As unit heads, Drs. Bermudez, Heidel, de Morais, Cebra, and Tornquist spoke about the efforts of staff in their departments and presented length of service awards to staff members. Dr. Tornquist then presented the outstanding staff awards to this year’s winners. Each year […]

Equine Student Club Gets Hands On Farrier Experience

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The soaring space in the college horse arena was a perfect location for last week’s wet lab: Hands-on practice with six local farriers. The farrier lab was sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners and included a review of foot anatomy and basic trimming techniques by veterinarian Dr. Bill Brown and farrier Shane Westman. […]

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