January 2012 news at the College of Medicine

New admissions process tested

By • Jan 26th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, Features, January 2012

A new early admissions process is being tested at the college this year, with the goal of identifying and recruiting talented applicants.

Project Heal to hold dog wash

By • Jan 24th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, January 2012

A dog wash fundraiser to benefit Project Heal will be held at the college on Feb. 4.

UF Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

By • Jan 24th, 2012 • Category: January 2012, People

Divisional level award winners named Congratulations to our 2012 Division 5 Superior Accomplishment Award winners! The program recognizes staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of life provided to students and employees. Division 5 includes all employees of the UF Academic Health Center. Division-level award recipients receive […]

NAVC draws alumni crowd

By • Jan 20th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, Features, January 2012

Hundreds gather at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando for UF’s traditional alumni reception.

Model patient, model horse: 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse treated at UF

By • Jan 20th, 2012 • Category: January 2012, News

An American Drum Horse stallion treated at UF was named the 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse.

Student receives Markel/AAEP scholarship

By • Jan 20th, 2012 • Category: January 2012, People

Senior UF veterinary student receives scholarship Bo Rainbow, a senior student at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a $2,500 scholarship from the Markel Insurance company and the Association of American Veterinary Practitioners Foundation. Rainbow is one of eight individuals to be honored with the scholarship, which supports exceptional fourth-year veterinary […]

Around the College

By • Jan 20th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, January 2012

Around the College

Dog survives coral snake bite after emergency treatment at UF

By • Jan 20th, 2012 • Category: Features, January 2012, News

A pit bull terrier survives a deadly coral snake bite thanks to emergency care at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

International students honored for research

By • Dec 21st, 2011 • Category: January 2012, People

Graduate students honored for academic excellence Five international students who are pursuing their Ph.D. degrees from the UF College of Veterinary Medicine were honored for academic excellence during the annual campuswide International Student Awards Ceremony, held Nov. 17 in the Smathers Library. Honored were graduate students Junjie (Jet) Liu, Nanny Wenzlow and Claudio Verdugo,¬†all studying […]