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