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#Giving Tuesday movement promotes donating to charity

There is a global movement to create 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 created, a day to dedicated to giving back.

Ebola demonstrates One Health challenges and opportunities

Veterinary public health expert and professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes is the lead author of "The Global One Health Paradigm: Challenges and Opportunities for Tackling Infectious Diseases at the Human, Animal and Environment Interface in Low-Resource Settings," which was published Nov. 13 in Public Library of Science, Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Dean Lonnie J. King named chair of national Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture

Posted Nov. 7, 2014


Dr. Lonnie J. King, Dean of Ohio State's College of Veterinary MedicineA Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture was established Nov.

2014 Alumni Recognition Award recipients named

The Alumni Recognition Awards are given annually to select college alumni who have "contributed to the enhancement of the veterinary medical profession through service to the college, dedication to organized veterinary medicine or the advancement of scientific knowledge or through the contribution of their time and effort for the development of their community and the public welfare" as stated by Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society, which the nominees have to be a member of in order to be considered.

Columbus Dispatch features Veterinary Medicine

On Oct. 31, the Columbus Dispatch gave readers a treat with an editorial focused on the excellence of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The story, "Vet school adds luster to Ohio State," focused on our role in public health and collaboration with human medicine.

And on Oct. 18 the Dispatch featured this story on the front page: "Veterinary program among best in U.S."

Food animal students engage in American Association of Bovine Practitioners conference

A handful of food animal students from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine once again played a significant part in the 47th annual American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September.

Faculty awards presented at Reunion-Homecoming Weekend alumni reception

Drs. Brian Scansen and Larry Hill, both professors in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, were the respective recipients of the 2014 Dr. Charles Fox Family Teaching Excellence Award and the John Lyman Jr. Award for Clinical Teaching Excellence. 

Super Seniors: Health hints for older horses

Ohio State equine veterinarians offer tips at the Quarter Horse Congress

Four veterinarians from the Ohio State Galbreath Equine Center were part of a panel discussion at the Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Congress Lecture Hall, which is located at the State Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio.

The panel discussed how to provide support to older horses to help keep them looking and feeling their best, and the one-hour session allowed interactivity with audience members, as there was an alloted time slot for them to pose questions.

Ohio Quarter Horse Association gives generous donation

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has given the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine a generous donation,continuing their long-standing relationship with the college, and supporting research to enhance the health and well-being of the Quarter Horse breed.