September 4, 2019

Four University of Minnesota alumni, faculty, and research partners have been named recipients of Point of Pride Research Day awards. All awards are based on set criteria, and honor faculty and alumni who show outstanding work in their field.

September 3, 2019

Noelle Noyes, DVM, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, is working to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by collaborating with researchers at Colorado State University, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University to identify a faster way of identifying AMR genes with novel variations.

August 30, 2019

Hemorrhagic fevers are caused by viruses, such as Ebola virus, yellow fever virus, and Lassa virus, which are transmitted from rodents or insects to humans. They can cause severe bleeding disorders. Except for yellow fever virus, there are currently no existing FDA-approved drugs or vaccines against these deadly human pathogens.

August 14, 2019

Sheila Torres, DVM, MS, ’90 PhD, DACVD, professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Services and vice chair of education and training, has been teaching at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) since 1993.

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.