• 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.

  • porcine virus image

    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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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.”

On June 14, Peggy Root Kustritz, DVM, PhD, was promoted to the role of associate dean of education. In her new role, Root serves as an adviser on academic matters with a focus on accreditation, faculty development of teaching, and the upcoming SDSU 2+2 program.

Two graduate students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)—Sian Durward-Akhurst, BVMS, MS, PhD candidate, and Elaine Norton, DVM, MS, PhD candidate—recently completed the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Becoming Faculty workshop, an interactive small workshop of roughly 20 participants.

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