• Standing CT scan at Leatherdale Equine Center

    Philanthropic support gives Leatherdale Equine Center new standing CT and NICU

    These new additions, made possible by a generous gift from Louise Leatherdale, will elevate the level of care offered by LEC on multiple levels.

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    New $3 million grant helps researchers tackle porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

    University of Minnesota scientists are collaborating to look at how PRRS virus evolves to understand disease spread, and advance mitigation and control efforts.

  • Deer in the woods with CWD Watch logo in bottom left corner

    CWD outbreak and research calls for new educational resources

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

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Since 2002, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has held the BI Veterinary Scholars Program for students to conduct career-affirming research. After 10 weeks of research, participants present a poster at the CVM’s Points of Pride Research Day each October. The “summer scholars” who have participated in the program have produced several projects that have resulted in a journal publication.

Jonathan Clayton, ’17 DVM, ’15 PhD, always knew his passions were primates and animal and human health, which is what led him to the University of Minnesota’s DVM/PhD program.

Holly Neaton, ’79 DVM, remembers traveling 40 miles from her hometown of Watertown, Minn., to campus for all four of her years at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Her commitment to the field of veterinary medicine and the CVM propelled her through her DVM.  “I felt we had an excellent education,” she says. “It’s amazing what a veterinary degree will lead you to. I think it opens more doors than any other degree.”

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