The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s (CVM) Leatherdale Equine Center (LEC) has recently acquired a new equine standing computed tomography (CT) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). These new additions, made possible by a generous gift from Louise Leatherdale, will elevate the level of care offered by LEC on multiple levels.
Marissa Milstein, ’18 DVM, PhD student, was out for a cathartic early winter hike with her dog, Miles, near Lake Elmo in November when two friendly German shepherds approached. “They played with my dog for a little bit and then ran off again. I never saw their owners,” says Milstein, who has hiked that area with her dog since she first started as a DVM student at the CVM.
Jessi Coryell and Erika Wehmhoff, both DVM class of 2021, were recently awarded the President's Student Leadership and Service Award (PSLSA), which recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leaders at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Coryell and Wehmhoff were two of 41 students across the Twin Cities campus to have been selected for the prestigious award.
Center for Animal Health and Food Safety receives a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support veterinary service capacity.
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.