Archive for 2015



Seasoned development professional joins college fundraising team

By • Oct 20th, 2015 • Category: October 2015, People

Development professional joins college fundraising team Seasoned development professional Katie Boudreau has joined the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s fundraising team and will oversee support for the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF. Boudreau’s appointment was effective Sept. 24. Prior to joining the college, she worked for two years as director of development […]

Around the college

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Around the College, October 2015

Around the college    

Homecoming barbecue is Nov. 7

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Around the College, October 2015

Homecoming barbecue is Nov. 7 The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual barbecue tailgate gathering will be held Nov. 7 at the UF/IFAS Straughn Center. The event will start three hours before kickoff for the game between UF and Vanderbilt with game time still to be announcd. All college faculty, retired faculty and […]

Students for a day: College supporters experience the veterinary life

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Features, October 2015, People

Several supporters of the college gathered recently to experience what life as a UF veterinary student might be like.

In the news

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: News, October 2015

In the news A story about a world-class dressage horse treated successfully at UF and now back in international competition was picked up by Equus, The Horse, Horsetalk and News4Jax (WJXT-TV.) Dr. Mike Walsh was featured in a WCJB news story about right whale sedation project and UF’s role in it. A story about a […]

Longtime endowed professors receive chairs in special presentation

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Features, October 2015, People

Two of the college’s endowed professors received chairs inscribed with their official titles during a special presentation.

Dressage horse back in international competition after successful treatment at UF

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Features, News, October 2015

A world-class dressage horse is back in competition after successful treatment at UF for a heart condition.

Student helps procure grant for Operation Catnip

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: October 2015, People

Student helps procure grant for Operation Catnip Thanks to the efforts of UF fourth-year veterinary student Sandy MacArthur, Operation Catnip’s local volunteer veterinarians and veterinary students were recently honored by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. MacArthur successfully applied for a $4,500 grant offered through the AVMF’s “Our Oath in Action” program to support the efforts […]

Temple Grandin, renowned author and autism advocate, visits UF

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Features, News, October 2015

Renowned author, livestock behavior expert and autism advocate Temple Grandin spoke in Gainesville and visited UF in late September.

SCAVMA art auction will be Nov. 22

By • Oct 19th, 2015 • Category: Around the College, October 2015

SCAVMA art auction is Nov. 22 Got art? If so, here’s your opportunity to get more, and if not, well, the college’s Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association is ready to start your art collection from scratch. All it takes is a little desire and a few successful bids. The event, dubbed the […]