Archive for 2011



Local retirees visit CVM

By • Oct 14th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, October 2011

  Local retirees visit CVM A group of students received an educational presentation on Oct. 10 — which might not be newsworthy, except that in this case, the group consisted of residents of the Oak Hammock retirement community, who visited the college as part of the Institute for Learning in Retirement. Approximately 55 students were welcomed by Dean […]

Student honored by bovine group

By • Oct 12th, 2011 • Category: October 2011, People, Uncategorized

Student honored by bovine group Judd Sims, a UF veterinary student, was one of eight veterinary students from across the United States to receive $1,500 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners annual conference in St. Louis Sept. 21-24. The students were recognized at the AABP Conference by AABP and award sponsor Merck […]

Graduate student cuts impressive figure

By • Oct 11th, 2011 • Category: Features, October 2011, People

Veterinary graduate student Astrid Grosche cuts an impressive figure – in more ways than one.

New shadowing program a win-win

By • Oct 11th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, Features, October 2011

Me and my shadow:
New collaborative program allows veterinary technology students to shadow professional veterinary nurses at UF.

Vet tech program draws record turnout

By • Oct 10th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, October 2011

Technician program a huge success This year’s Veterinary Technician Program drew 156 partipants from all over Florida and elsewhere in the Southeast Oct. 8 for a full day of lectures and laboratories held at the UF Small Animal Hospital. “Wow, what a turnout and what a success the program turned out to be this year,” said […]

Scientist’s work focus in national limelight with tennis star’s revelation

By • Oct 10th, 2011 • Category: October 2011, People

Dr. Cuong Nguyen hopes his gene therapy research into Sjogren’s syndrome, a disease tennis star Venus Williams recently revealed she had, will one day lead to better treatments for people affected by it.

Gator coach’s dogs get winning care at UF

By • Oct 10th, 2011 • Category: Features, News, October 2011

When Gator basketball coach needs help with his dogs, he calls the home team at the UF Small Animal Hospital.