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Journalism student develops multimedia project about canine orthopedics

Ronna Colilla delves into the world of veterinary orthopedics at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), which brings in patients from across the nation with its cutting-edge services, in a comprehensive multimedia project she produced last fall.

Colilla, an information associate at Ohio State’s Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, is a non-traditional journalism student who decided to get a bachelor’s degree a bit later in life, while still working full-time at the university.

Class of 2016 holds annual Vets for Pets 5K, proceeds benefit Capital Area Humane Society

Vets4Pets 5K 2014The ninth annual Vets for Pets 5K was held Nov. 2, with the race beginning and ending at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The path of the race weaves through The Ohio State University campus, and will allow participants to race alongside their furry friends. 

Professor considers present, future of animal welfare in PBS segment

Dr. Katy Proudfoot in "Our Ohio" TV segmentIn a special titled “The Human-Animal Bond,” Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, offers insight into several concerns and obstacles that presently surround animal care, both in food animal production and in domestic environments.

National Cancer Institute awards $8.6 million to retrovirus center

Research Month graphicThanks to an $8.6 million program project grant from the National Cancer Institute, experts at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Retrovirus Research are closely studying retroviral forms of cancer in a five-year study, "Retrovirus Models of Cancer."

Acclaimed lecturer to speak on link between domestic violence & animal abuse

Phil Arkow to define role of health professionals in preventing violence & helping abuse victims

As the coordinator and co-founder of the National Link Coalition, which serves as the national resource center on the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, Phil Arkow knows quite a bit about cases of abuse, cruelty and neglect, as well as how veterinarians and other health professionals should handle them.

Veterinary faculty will respond to "Question the Authorities" at Farm Science Review

Seven faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine will participate in the popular "Question the Authorities" sessions at the 2014 Farm Science Review being held Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Farm near London, OH. Topics include livestock behavior, public health issues, antibiotic use and resistance, raw milk, and treatments and prevention of emerging diseases in livestock. See a complete list below.

Buckeye Fever to spread at the Farm Science Review

Visitors to the 2014 Farm Science Review can participate in “Buckeye Fever,” an interactive game designed to expand awareness about how infectious diseases spread, sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases program.

Veterinary Medical Center Enhancement and Expansion

Group Dig Groundbreaking Ceremony

The official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the addition to the existing Hospital for Companion Animals at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took place on Sept. 5.  

President Michael Drake to speak at Veterinary Medical Center's Groundbreaking Ceremony Sept. 5

Join us at an official groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at 4 p.m., Sept. 5. The ceremony will be held under the tent at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building front lawn, 1900 Coffey Rd. Parking is complementary.

Welcome Class of 2018!

College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2018The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome 162 first-year veterinary students selected from 1,417 applicants.