January 22, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine sets annual Open House for April 4
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's annual Open House will be held Friday, April 4, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exotic animal displays, horseback-riding demonstrations, a parade of dog breeds and veterinary hospital tours are just some of the activities available to young and old alike.
January 21, 2014 | Research News
College of Veterinary Medicine to host 51st annual conference, alumni weekend
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 51st Annual Veterinary Conference and Alumni Weekend March 28-29 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Alumni and veterinarians interested in receiving continuing education credits are invited to attend. In addition, honors will be awarded to distinguished alumni who have led accomplished careers in veterinary medicine.
December 9, 2013 | Research News
UGA start-up company moves from incubator into Athens community
One of the University of Georgia's most innovative start-up companies is preparing to expand its business after graduating from the Georgia BioBusiness Center, UGA's business incubator, which supports companies with research and technology ties to UGA.
December 3, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine opens registration for VetCAMP 2014 on Dec. 9
Registration for VetCAMP 2014 opens Monday, Dec. 9, and runs through Wednesday, Feb. 5, officials at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine announced today.
November 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine student organization to host benefit auction
The University of Georgia's Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, or SCAVMA, is hosting a benefit auction to provide support for veterinary students pursuing advanced degrees through the College of Veterinary Medicine.
October 31, 2013 | General News
Media advisory: UGA labs conduct testing for FDA’s pet food surveillance program
The University of Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, located in Athens and Tifton, are collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network to evaluate diagnostic samples from companion animals in suspect cases of exposure to contaminated foods or drugs to help protect human and animal health.
October 25, 2013 | General News
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine receives full accreditation
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine once again received full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education.
September 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium to be held Oct. 10 at UGA
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will host its annual Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium on Oct. 10. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.
August 30, 2013 | Research News
UGA lab plays key role in identifying dolphin virus, urges people not to touch stranded animals
The University of Georgia Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, based at the College of Veterinary Medicine, played a key role in identifying the cause of the "unusual mortality event" for bottlenose dolphins announced this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
August 29, 2013 | Research News
UGA startup company receives $1.95 million to provide better science teaching tools
Two federal grants totaling $1.95 million will provide jobs and research support for a growing University of Georgia startup company that aims to change the way science is taught in classrooms.
August 21, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA professor awarded International Veterinary Congress Prize
Because of her contributions to an international understanding of veterinary medicine, University of Georgia professor Corrie Brown recently received the XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
August 19, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ set for September
Registration is now open for the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's Vet School for a Day. Held Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the college's campus, the program teaches high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine.
August 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA welcomes 102 incoming veterinary students with white coat ceremony
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the class of 2017 during its annual White Coat Ceremony Aug. 11. Sponsored by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, the event officially recognized 102 members of the incoming class by donning them in lab coats to be worn during their veterinary education.
August 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
Nobel laureate Peter C. Doherty to speak at UGA
Nobel laureate Peter C. Doherty will discuss his two latest books on the University of Georgia campus Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. A book sale and signing will coincide with the event, which will be held in Room H237 of the College of Veterinary Medicine's main academic building. The event is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
July 25, 2013 | Research News
Connections found between wetland cover, transmission rates of hemorrhagic disease
Ecologists at the University of Georgia have discovered complex and surprising relationships between land cover and rates of transmission, illness and death from hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer.