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January 17, 2017


Thousands of dedicated donors have focused their giving on providing scholarships for students at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

January 10, 2017


Rennovations to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center are a win-win for students, clinicians, and patients.

January 1, 2017


First-year veterinary students learn strategies for better communication, collaboration, and stress management at GOALE: Gopher Orientation and Leadership Experience.

December 27, 2016


Elise Sanchez had graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in business and finance and the intention of going to law school. But a stint in the district attorney’s office and at the local courthouse convinced her law wasn’t for her. “I really hated it,” she says.

December 20, 2016


Bruce Walcheck’s laboratory has made several groundbreaking discoveries about the function and regulation of ADAM 17. “If we can understand how ADAM 17 functions, we can know when it’s working properly and when it’s not working properly and then regulate it,” Walcheck said.

December 12, 2016


To better understand the consequences of rising student debt, we asked Dr. Trevor Ames, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, to explain the causes of rising tuition and discuss some of the solutions to keep student debt manageable and the DVM degree accessible.

December 1, 2016


Perhaps it was some of her early memories of life on her family’s fifth generation South Dakota farm that cemented Dr. Beth Thompson’s interest in large animal medicine. “It’s always been livestock for me, and particularly swine,” says the executive director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, state veterinarian, and 2007 alumna of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

November 3, 2016


The University of Minnesota’s Leatherdale Equine Center recently hosted an event showcasing the center's research. The event for industry professionals and friends of the Equine Center included tours of the equine facility, Piper Equine Hospital, and a poster session featuring more than 30 research projects.

October 20, 2016


A new grant awarded to the College of Veterinary Medicine by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Insitute of Food and Agriculture will boost dairy production medicine and food safety education for rural veterinarians.

October 18, 2016


The Veterinary Medical Center’s small animal hospital has earned its accreditation for another three years from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Only 12 per cent of U.S. veterinary hospitals, clinics and practices are accredited.

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Upcoming Events

SCAVMA Trivia Night 
January 24, 2017
6:15 - 9:00 p.m.
Pomeroy Center

Mark of Excellence Seminar
January 25, 2017
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
125 AnSci/VetMed

Coffee w/ U of M Police Department 
January 26, 2017
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Lobby AnSci/VetMed

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