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The VBS Department is saddened to announce the passing of VBS Professor Emeritus Mathur Kannan.

Faculty member with two students tends to a group of pigs

Tackling rural vet shortages in Minnesota, the Rural Veterinarian Loan Repayment program offers $75,000 over 5 years to attract young grads.


Dr. Roxanne Larsen, Marc Schwabenlander, and the MNPRO team have developed 3D models of deer and bovine heads for testing and training.


Dr. John Collister and his team investigate a cluster of nerves in the hypothalamus, which helps direct the body’s blood pressure.

The DNIC is proud to recognize a few individuals involved with equine or large animals via veterinary medicine, sportsmanship, or husbandry.

As Black History Month comes to a close, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) would like to take a moment to celebrate the accomplished Black students, faculty, staff, and friends of the college who have walked our halls or partnered with us.

The United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) recently funded more than $2.7 million worth of research at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM).

University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) faculty are collaborating with researchers at the School of Public Health (SPH) to roll out a surveillance study of COVID-19 among asymptomatic populations.

A team of researchers recently set out to measure the presence of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) — chemicals that are materializing in our environment and were previously unknown, unrecognized, or unregulated — in areas where the Grand Portage Band fishes for subsistence.

Imidacloprid, a pesticide often used on soybeans, is one of seven types of neonicotinoids available to farmers right now, and almost all agricultural seeds are treated with some type of neonicotinoid.