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Results are in for the giving challenge and Ohio State wins again!

Bucks v. DucksIn 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.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - January 2015

News at the College and VMC

Dr. Yasuko RikihisaDr. Yasuko Rikihisa named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Faculty member serves as head veterinarian at upcoming Columbus rodeo

Rodeo ImageProfessional cowboys and girls performed in an intense, head-to-hoof competition at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in "The World's Toughest Rodeo," and Dr. Jonathan Yardley, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, provided one of the show's major safety nets as the lead, on-site veterinarian. 

Toxoplasmosis on the rise for Ohio deer population, student-led study finds

White-tailed deer in northeastern Ohio have a high rate of toxoplasmosis infection, according to a study led by third-year Ohio State veterinary student Gregory Ballash, who received his Master's of Public Health with a specialization in Veterinary Public Health in 2011 and is currently a student research assistant at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Attention alumni: Ticket info for National Championship

In order to better manage the time constraints with a potential trip to the CFP National Championship Game on Jan. 12, The Ohio State University Alumni Association is offering a presale of our tour packages. The information can be found here.

BIOS Newsletter: December 2014

Strategic University Partnerships Drive Excellence; Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellow; Dr. Michael Oglesbee - 2014 Class of AAAS Fellows

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4 Legs 4 Hounds: Connecting greyhounds to foster homes, affordable care

GreyhoundThe Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center lends a helping hand to greyhounds around the nation through its 4 Legs 4 Hounds Greyhound Program, which links retired greyhounds to foster homes, low-cost medical care, free chemotherapy and more.

Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa named to National Academy of Inventors

Yasuko RikihisaThe National Academy of Inventors has awarded the rank of Fellow to two researchers at The Ohio State University: Yasuko Rikihisa in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Ching-Shih Chen in the College of Pharmacy.

Digital First Impact Grant sends iPads to Ethiopia for One Health initiative

A $25,000 grant from Ohio State's Office of Distance Education and eLearning has been allocated to Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes and his colleagues involved in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Global One Health Intiative in the form of 40 iPad minis.

The One Health team will use 20 of the devices for education purposes, furthering community awareness and conducting research in Ethiopia. The resources will also be shared with the partner institutions who are working alongside the team.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - December 2014

News at the College and VMC

Faculty member named 2014 AAAS Fellow

Dr. Michael Oglesbee, chair of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences is one of six Ohio State faculty who were named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year. Nationally, there were 401 members selected.