2014 News

Office of Career Management launches online job-posting board

The Office of Career Management’s newly-opened job board, which is part of the Ohio State Veterinary Medicine Career Center, gives students, alumni and employers extensive resources for networking. With the online job-posting board, employers can post an unlimited number of job opportunities for Ohio State students and search for resumes. Employers also have the option of posting job openings nationwide to reach hundreds of potential candidates, since the Career Center is part of the Veterinary Career Network.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - July 2014

News at the College

University Board of Trustees approves first phase of VMC expansion

On June 6, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical Center. The board's approval will allow us to break groun in late summer, with an official groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for September 5.

Keep your pets safe on the Fourth of July

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If your dog is accompanying you to family activities during this Fourth of July weekend, there are some important safety tips to consider; some dogs may be sensitive to loud fireworks and the chaos of large crowds.

Marysville Large Animal Clinic featured on "Our Ohio" TV show

Television segment "Vet Students in the Real World" will re-air this weekend on PBS stations throughout Ohio. The 12-minute piece, which first aired in 2013 thanks to Our Ohio, tells the story of several veterinary students' experiences studying at Marysville's Ohio State Large Animal Services.

Buckeye Vet Prep Academy 2014

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    The Buckeye Vet Prep Academy is a week-long summer camp that educates high school students about the veterinary medicine profession through seminars and hands-on activities at Ohio State.

Recent alumna to study culture and zoonoses in Brazil

Melody Maxwell, DVM, has been named a 2014 David L. Boren Fellow. Funded by the Institute of International Education and the National Security Education Program, Boren Fellowships support graduate students who wish to study in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. She is one of the two Boren Scholars who were chosen from Ohio State this year.

Amy Pajcic, fourth-year veterinary student and American Ninja Warrior

Amy Pajcic, a fourth-year veterinary student at the college, recently competed in American Ninja Warrior. Michelle Warnky, a fellow classmate, introduced Pajcic to the reality TV show. She says she had watched the show and always thought it would be amazing to compete, but never imagined she would actually be able to do it.

Dr. Hoet teaching about One Health in Ethiopia

Associate Professor and Director of Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health Program Armando Hoet is currently in Gondar, Ethiopia, also known as the Camelot of Africa. On his second day in Gondar, Dr. Hoet wrote in his blog that he would have 25 to 30 faculty to teach about International Trade and Public Health, which is another name for Introduction to Risk Analysis. You can follow his blog as he teaches in Ethiopia for Ohio State’s One Health program here.

Latest from the Animal Behavior Program

The Animal Behavior Program, led by the Veterinary Medical Center's Dr. Meghan Herron, has released the spring edition of its semi-annual Behavior Newsletter.

University Board of Trustees approves expansion of VMC

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical Center on June 6.