• Laura Molgaard

    Molgaard named interim dean

    Sr. assoc. dean for academic and student affairs, Laura Molgaard, DVM, will serve as interim dean beginning August 5.  Read more

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    Profiles Spring 2019 is here!

    Check out our latest issue and learn about the great things our alumni, faculty, students and staff are doing to support the mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine and advance veterinary medicine.

  • Stephanie Goldschmidt, Chopper, and Jessica Lawrence

    Teamwork for holistic dental health

    The Veterinary Medical Center's dentistry and oral surgery service builds momentum. Read more

  • Waiwai hunters using a geographic information system

    Conservation, health, and food security in the Amazon

    University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine researchers collaborate with an indigenous people to seek sustainable food security solutions. Read more

  • Deers in a field

    UMN veterinary scientists propose faster CWD diagnostic test

    A team of UMN experts, led by scientists from the College of Veterinary Medicine, is seeking funds to develop a test that can rapidly screen live animals for the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease.

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Current news

Sarah Penn, senior veterinary technician and patient care coordinator at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was recently awarded the Charlotte Striebel Equity Award from the U of M’s Women’s Center. She will be honored at the Women’s Center’s annual Celebrating Changemakers event on October 17. 

Center for Animal Health and Food Safety launches online tool for tracking and understanding recent chronic wasting disease research

The University of Minnesota has honored René Carlson, DVM, with its highest alumni award. Carlson earned her degree in 1978 from the University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The award was presented posthumously to her husband, Mark. She passed away in late March.