2011 News

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.

Congressman Bill Johnson Visits the College of Veterinary Medicine

Congressman Bill Johnson (Ohio 6th Congressional District) visited The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center in September. During his visit, Congressman Johnson took a "behind-the-scenes" tour of the Veterinary Medical Center and its three hospitals: the Hospital for Companion Animals, the Hospital for Farm Animals, and the Galbreath Equine Center.

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.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: September 2011

News at the College

Welcome Class of 2015!

On Wednesday, September 21, the Class of 2015 began their veterinary school careers. The class of 162 outstanding students was selected out of more than 6,200 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across North America. The class includes 143 women and 19 men, including gardeners, a certified high-ropes instructor, and an investment analyst. The students have a wide variety of interests including boxing, dancing, volunteering, and Frisbee golf.

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!

BIOS Newsletter: September 2011


Dr. Michael Lairmore hired as Dean of UC Davis Veterinary School; Dr. Patrick Green accepts new position as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies; Lisa Wilkosz retires after 30 years at Ohio State; VBS Faculty awarded funds to support teaching programs...

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Research News: September 2011


Dean King names Dr. Pat Green as new Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies; Research Expo 2011; Commercialization Office - Update; Focus on Shared Resources; Council for Research - Update; Summer Research Program - Update; Recent Publications/Grants; Upcoming Seminars; Grant Support Office - Update; Upcoming Funding Opportunities; Things You Should Know...

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Welcome to the Class of 2015!

Class of 2015

Out of more than 6,200 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across North America, 162 of the best and brightest made the cut to call themselves the Class of 2015 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

There are 143 women and 19 men who will join the college, with 63 coming from beyond the Ohio borders. They ranged in age, upon acceptance, from 20 to 39.

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.

Greyhound Study Makes the News

Researchers have determined that anxiety associated with being in a veterinary hospital elevates the blood pressure in retired racing greyhounds - a breed known for their higher-than-average blood pressure. Dr.Guillermo Couto, professor of veterinary clinical sciences and a long-time greyhound advocate and expert, is the senior author of the study.

The story is being featured by The Ohio State University's Research  Communications. See the whole story here.