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2014 was yet another achievement-filled year at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center; here are some of the top stories:
In the spirit of comepetion, The Ohio State University and the University of Oregon faced off in a fundraising challenge prior to the National Championship game on January 12. Both universities encouraged fans to donate to each school in a National-Championship-inspired fundraising competition that ran Jan. 9 – 13.
Dr. Michael Oglesbee, chair and professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international, nonprofit organization founded in 1848 that's dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. It is the world’s largest general scientific organization.
Decorations sparkle with inviting lights…and tantalizing scents from special foods entice closer inspection. Unfortunately, a too-close encounter with holiday favorites may lead to an emergency trip for your favorite pet.
Volunteers from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, including students, faculty and staff as well as veterinarians from the local Columbus community helped perform spay/neuter surgeries and wellness checks to animals for Our Oath in Action Day – Ohio, a philanthropic event sponsored by the
A global movement has created a day focused on giving to charities during the holiday shopping season: Giving Tuesday. Many people in the United States are familiar with Black Friday – the big shopping day after Thanksgiving.
Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are new additions to that tradition and in 2012, Giving Tuesday was established as a day dedicated to giving back.
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.
The 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.
In 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.
Thanks 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."