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This summer 27 students took part in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program, led by the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The program gives veterinary students seeking research training a chance to apply for summer stipends for approved research projects, which are conducted under Ohio State faculty or members from associated institutions.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took part at the Channel 10 Health and Fitness Expo from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on August 16 and 17 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall D. The event had a great turnout and included cooking and fitness demos, celebrity appearances, information on wellness topics from hundreds of exhibitors, activities for kids and free and discounted health screenings.
The Buckeye Vet Prep Academy is a week-long summer camp that educates high school students about the veterinary medicine profession through seminars and hands-on activities at Ohio State.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical Center on June 6.
Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences. This permanent, honorific title is bestowed by the Office of Academic Affairs on a competitive basis to no more than two full professors per year who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research, scholarly or creative work, and service. Dr.
Congratulations to the 2014 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Leadership Award Winners, Trudy Busby (Non-Technical) – Education Support Services and Jacqueline Nolting (Technical) – Veterinary Preventive Medicine presented by Dean Lonnie King at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The awards are given each year to recognize the crucial role of professional staff in accomplishing the
One-day Bite Prevention seminar
The Ohio Veterinary Medical Association held a bite prevention seminar for veterinary professionals Tuesday, May 20 in honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The one-day workshop took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Academic Building in the Wexner Auditorium, located at 1900 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio.
On Saturday, May 3, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 139 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, in the Wexner Center, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students recieved their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.
The launch of “Cat Mastery,” an interactive book and course available through iTunes.U, demonstrates the value of new technology in teaching us new tricks about, well, cats. Dr. Tony Buffington has spent the past 30 years learning about cats, their nutritional needs, diseases and their response to environmental enrichment.