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Growing up on a small dairy farm in Hayfield, Minn., James B Moe, ’62 BS, ’64 DVM, met his fair share of large animal veterinarians. “I developed a great deal of respect for what the vets did, what they could do, how sincere and hardworking they seemed to be. My personal interest was always working with animals, particularly cattle and horses,” he says.
Dr. Trevor Ames will step down as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine on August 5 to take a new assignment within the University of Minnesota as Associate Vice President in Academic Health Sciences. He has been dean of the College for 12 years—a period marked by significant growth in the overall budget and faculty numbers with important new state investments supporting animal health and veterinary medicine.
Center for Animal Health and Food Safety receives a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support veterinary service capacity.
Peter Davies, PhD, professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine recently received the 2019 Howard Dunne Memorial Award, which recognizes an American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) member who has made important contributions and provided outstanding service to the association and the swine industry.
April 7–13 is National Volunteer Week, which was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1974 to highlight the various opportunities available for those interested in volunteering. At the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), volunteers are invaluable. They assist with a wide variety of initiatives, helping us carry out our mission of improving the health and well-being of animals and people, and strengthening Minnesota's economy by providing high-quality education, conducting leading-edge research, and delivering innovative veterinary services.