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Name: Frances Shepherd
Hometown: Madison, Wisc.
Degree pursuing: PhD in Veterinary Medicine
Advisors: Cheryl Dvorak, PhD, and Douglas Marthaler, PhD (at Kansas State University)
Thesis: Elucidating neutralizing epitopes in porcine rotavirus A, B, and C to enhance genotype-specific immunity
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa partner to compare mainland and island moose populations
Five alumni and one faculty member from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) were honored with prestigious awards at the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) Business Meeting on February 8, 2019. The Business Meeting if part of the MVMA Annual Meeting, which took place February 7–February 9.
QS World University Rankings recently listed the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) as the 13th-best veterinary medicine program in the world, and the fifth-best veterinary medicine program in the United States. The CVM has moved up 11 spots in the world ranking and three spots in the US ranking since 2018.
Additionally, the QS World University Ranking listed the CVM’s research impact score and citations as the 12th-highest in the world for veterinary schools.
Merck Animal Health has awarded ten $5,000 scholarships in partnership with the American Association of Avian Pathologists Foundation (AAAP Foundation)—the charitable arm of the AAAP. The 10 scholarships went to second- and third-year veterinary students across the country focused on poultry health. Two of the 10 students selected are current students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)—Michaela Olson, Class of 2021 and Tatum Odland, Class of 2020.