Archive for 2013



Students and residents win awards for research

By • Mar 28th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Around the College

Students and residents win awards for research Presentations by D.V.M. and graduate students as well as residents were made in both poster and platform presentation venues as part of this year’s Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day activities, held March 15 at the college. Winners in the various categories included:   Resident/Intern Presentations: Dr. Laura Cuddy […]

Open House coming up on April 13

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, News

Open House coming up on April 13 A longtime community tradition, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Open House will intrigue and entertain audiences of all ages during a full day of educational demonstrations, tours and much more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13. The event is free and open to […]

For canine crusader, knee surgery makes a world of difference

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013

What goes around (the world) comes around: Thanks triends, supporters, World Guy Erik Bendl’s dog got needed surgery at UF.

Retired professor gives $1 million to UF for scholarships

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Features, News

A retired veterinary medicine professor has donated $1 million to UF for student scholarships.

UF veterinary students honored with scholarships

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, People

UF veterinary students honored with scholarships Several University of Florida veterinary students were among those honored recently with scholarships from Zoetis and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. The scholarship recipients were named during the 42nd annual 2013 Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) symposium in Baton Rouge. A total of  $576,000 was distributed for 288 […]

CVM in the news

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Around the College

CVM in the news UF veterinary student, cancer survivor: A story about freshman UF veterinary student Casey Siljestrom’s experience as a survivor of a rare form of cancer appeared in the Gainesville Sun on March 26. For canine crusader, knee surgery makes a world of difference: Several stories relating to Erik Bendl, known as World […]

Faculty acknowledged for research accomplishments

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Around the College

Faculty acknowledged for research accomplishments Three college faculty members were acknowledged for their research accomplishments during Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day on March 15. The winners were chosen from nominations selected from a pool of names suggested by faculty colleagues. And the winners were: C.E. Cornelius Young Investigator Award: Dr. James Wellehan This award, named […]

Surgery resident honored at national meeting

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, People

Surgery resident honored at national meeting Dr. Laura Cuddy, a third-year small animal surgery resident, has been honored by a leading professional association for her achievements in the clinical, educational and scholarly arenas. The American Association of Veterinary Clinicians presented Cuddy with its Resident Award, which is presented annually to two residents selected from a […]

Graduate students honored for research efforts

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Around the College

Graduate students honored for research efforts Five of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s top graduate students were honored March 15 for their research accomplishments during Phil Zeta Research Emphasis Day. The five graduate student recipients were selected on the basis of nomination letters from college faculty, along with curriculum vitae reviewed by a committee […]

Superior Accomplishment Award winners honored

By • Mar 27th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Around the College, Features

Several employees of the college recently were honored with Superior Accomplishment Awards.

Embryo transfer in water buffalo put college in limelight 30 years ago

By • Mar 25th, 2013 • Category: April 2013, Features, People

Thirty years ago last month, two emeritus professors put the UF CVM on the global scientific map.