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New bus stop offers greater campus access

Thanks to the Student Leadership Advisory Coucil (SLAC), students, faculty, and staff can catch a CABS bus at the new stop on John Herrick Drive behind the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The SLAC worked with the office of Traffic and Parking in order to provide better bus access for the College of Veterinary Medicine campus.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Team travels to Uganda

Six graduate students of multiple disciplines, including two from the College of Veterinary Medicine, traveled to Uganda as part of an initiative for interdisciplinary and international learning. The trip encouraged students to broaden their professional perspective by working with their peers in other disciplines, both in the training stages and in the field, in the belief that it makes for a more vibrant learning environment and because global health issues are so interconnected and complex.

Six faculty members receive research funding from Morris Animal Foundation

Six faculty members at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine received funding from the Morris Animal Foundation for their companion animal health and welfare studies. Research topics range from improving outcomes for shelter cats to numerous cancer studies, including identifying genetic factors of bone cancer. These and other companion animal studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine are helping to advance animal health and welfare worldwide.

Staff Member Stacey Gallant featured in Dog Fancy Magazine

Stacey Gallant, a registered veterinary technician at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center, is featured in the November issue of Dog Fancy magazine. The story, "A Collie's Hero Recovery," tells the story of Molly, one of Stacey's rescued collies. Approximately five years ago Stacey helped rescue Molly after the collie lived through many traumatic experiences. Molly had gone to a shelter with injuries and medical conditions before being pulled by Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio. Stacey, a volunteer for the rescue, took Molly and helped her heal.

Food Animal Medicine students recognized at AABP annual conference

A total of 17 Ohio State Veterinary Medicine students specializing in Food Animal Medicine were in attendance at the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) annual conference in St. Louis September, 21-24. The Ohio State Food Animal Student Quiz Bowl team competed at the conference and finished second out of a total of 29 teams from veterinary schools across the US and Canada.

Dean King quoted discussing "One Health"

The release of the new movie “Contagion” has raised concern regarding the threat of highly contagious diseases. While global epidemic scenarios are often dramatized in movies, public awareness of programs that address real public health issues is important. The “One Health” concept is a national effort that has emerged as a means of raising public awareness of biological threats and the links between human health, animal health, and the environment. "Contagion" was based on an actual outbreak of the Nipah virus in Malaysia.

CVM staff member, Sandi Weber, receives onCampus Editors’ Choice Award for the Staff Arts and Crafts Exhibit

Congratulations to Sandi Weber who works in the reception area of the Veterinary Medical Center for being awarded the top award for the Staff Arts and Crafts Exhibit. One day she was in her backyard admiring her landscape when she realized the light and shadow provided the perfect photo opportunity. Sandi captured the moment on film and knew right away that it was one of her best photos. The photo titled "Blooming Sky" is on display at Bricker Hall through October 7.

Vets for Pets 5k Run/Walk

Join Ohio State veterinary classes of 2014 and 2015 on November 4 in support of shelter animals at the annual Vets for Pets 5k Run/Walk with or without your dog! Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Road, and the race begins at 10 a.m. All proceeds of the event will support the classes of 2014 and 2015 as well as Friends of the Shelter, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization formed to rescue sick and injured dogs at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.

Graduate Students Receive Prestigious National Awards from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists/Society of Toxicologic Pathology

Congratulations to Drs. Kristin Lewis and Lisa Berman-Booty for their prestigious, national awards!

2011 Summer Research Program comes to an end

On Thursday, September 8, 2011 the College of Veterinary Medicine held the End of the Summer RETREAT in the Veterinary Medical Academic Building. This event signified the conclusion of the 2011 Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program and served as an avenue for students to display their research posters. This year, 49 veterinary students participated in the research program. This is the largest number of students to take part in the program since it began.