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August 12, 2019

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.

August 9, 2019

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.”

August 9, 2019

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.

August 9, 2019

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.

August 9, 2019

Twenty new students began their studies in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Programs for academic year 2019–2020. Nine are enrolled in the comparative and molecular biosciences program and 11 are enrolled in the veterinary medicine program. Thirteen will pursue PhD’s and seven will pursue master’s degrees. 

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