Archive for 2013



New pet plans promote preventative care with convenient, affordable monthly payments

By • Jun 4th, 2013 • Category: Around the College, June 2013

Wellness plans for pets are now available at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

Friends, colleagues bid Hoffsis farewell at retirement reception

By • Jun 4th, 2013 • Category: Around the College, Features, June 2013

Friends, colleagues bid farewell to Dean Glen Hoffsis at retirement reception on June 1.

Club, community help service dog get cancer treatment

By • Jun 4th, 2013 • Category: Around the College, Features, June 2013

A service dog and community hero got needed cancer treatment thanks to UF’s PAWS program and local Lion’s Club.

Students, residents honored at national aquatic animal health meeting

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, People

Students, residents honored at national aquatic animal health meeting Two University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine students and one resident were honored for their presentations during the annual International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine meeting, held in May in Cavallo Point, Calif. Sixty students from all over the world gave presentations this year. “The […]

Friends, colleagues gather to celebrate Dr. Michelle LeBlanc’s life

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, People

Former faculty member remembered by friends, colleagues By Sarah Carey Friends, former students, family members and colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of Dr. Michelle LeBlanc, a renowned equine reproduction specialist and longtime former University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member, on May 4 at the UF Straughn Center. LeBlanc, who was 58, […]

College employees honored for years of service

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: Around the College, June 2013

College employees honored for years of service Employees of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine were recently honored for their years of service to UF and the college. Light refreshments were served during a Dean’s Brown Bag forum held April 18 in the Banfield Room at the UF Small Animal Hospital, with posters […]

Anatomist is college’s Teacher of the Year

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, People

Dr. Tom Wronski is the college’s 2013 Teacher of the Year.

Around the College

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: Around the College, June 2013

Around the college   Sophomore coating, commencement-related activities and Service Dog Eye and Heart Day are among the many events that take place at the college this time of year….but many more things happen behind the scenes as well. Here are a few shots capturing a taste of college life in recent weeks.

New UF center focuses on inflammation and disease

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, News

New UF center focuses on inflammation and disease By Lindy McCollom-Brounley Recognizing growing evidence that inflammation influences many diseases — including diabetes, certain cancers and even Alzheimer’s — University of Florida Health has established the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology to foster collaboration among members of the UF biomedical research community with shared interest […]

Sophomores get new white coats at ceremony

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, People

Sophomore coating ceremony held May 10 symbolizes students’ transition into clinics.

In the News

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: June 2013, News

In the News Suze Orman’s keynote commencement speech for the Class of 2013: Stories appeared before and after Orman’s talk in various media, including the Gainesville Sun (pre-speech story is here, post-speech story is here). The Associated Press ran a story on Friday, May 24, which appeared in several national state and national news outlets, […]

Coins presented to new grads meant to symbolize accomplishment

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: Features, June 2013, News

Financial guru Suze Orman says minted coins given to graduates have special significance.