September 10, 2014 | General News
UGA Marine Extension releases loggerhead sea turtle
Ossabaw was a little unsure of the sandy beach and the clicking cameras Sept. 8, but the loggerhead turtle that has lived at the University of Georgia Aquarium since 2011 finally made it home to the ocean.
September 9, 2014 | General News
UGA experts available to speak on 2014 State of the Birds
The University of Georgia has experts available to speak on the 2014 State of the Birds report released today. Published 100 years after the demise of the last passenger pigeon, the report offers an overview of bird population data and trends, highlighting conservation success stories as well as species threatened with extinction.
September 4, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers to use $1.1 million NIH grant to study drug therapies for elephantiasis
Researchers from the University of Georgia have been awarded a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how two commonly administered drug combinations work to remove larvae from the bloodstream of people infected with lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis.
September 3, 2014 | General News
UGA Marine Extension Service to release loggerhead sea turtle
The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, a unit of the Office of Public Service and Outreach, will release a three-year-old loggerhead sea turtle named Ossabaw from the shores of Wassaw Island National Wildlife Refuge on Monday, Sept 8.
August 26, 2014 | General News
UGA welcomes 114 incoming veterinary students
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the class of 2018 during its annual White Coat Ceremony held Aug. 17. Sponsored by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, the event officially recognized 114 members of the incoming class by donning them in lab coats to be worn during their veterinary education.
August 5, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ set for Sept. 24
Registration opens Aug. 6 for the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's Vet School for a Day. Held Sept. 24 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 4, 2014 | Research News
UGA receives $1.3 million NIH grant to develop science software for elementary students
Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing new science education software to help elementary school students learn about how the body functions and how to make better dietary and exercise choices.
July 1, 2014 | General News
UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital holds 2014 Picture Your Pet Photo Contest
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is accepting submissions for its 2014 Picture Your Pet Photo Contest. This competition is open to any current or former teaching hospital, field services or community practice clinic client.
June 30, 2014 | General News
UGA experts warn of heat dangers for children and animals
With summer temperatures on the rise, University of Georgia experts warn of the dangers of the Georgia heat—especially when caring for children and pets.
June 17, 2014 | Research News
UGA veterinary surgeons use feline adult stem cells in kidney transplant
Veterinary surgeons in the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital successfully performed a kidney transplant in a domestic cat and used stem cells harvested from the patient to optimize the cat's acceptance of the new kidney.
June 12, 2014 | Research News
Network-based vaccinations may control disease outbreaks in endangered chimps
Vaccines are available for many infectious diseases that threaten endangered great ape populations, but immunizing enough animals to prevent outbreaks can be logistically challenging.
May 15, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ set for September
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has set Sept. 24 as the date for its 2014 Vet School for a Day program. The annual event will be held on the college's campus and educates high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine. Students from throughout Georgia and South Carolina are encouraged to attend.
April 22, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Vaccine researcher Biao He named Davison Chair at UGA
Biao He, a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, has been appointed to the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine.
April 18, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes five
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized five alumni for service to the college and the veterinary profession.
March 27, 2014 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will be one of two local veterinary clinics-and one of hundreds from across the nation-to offer free eye exam screenings to service animals during May as part of the seventh annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists National Service Animal Eye Exam Event.