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A light at the end of the tunnel

September 1, 2011

Lansing, Mich. — While funding for higher education keeps creeping down on the priority list for cash-strapped states, at least one veterinary schools hopes it is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Federal debt reduction bill carries implications for veterinary education

September 1, 2011

National Report — The federal debt reduction bill that made headlines this summer has a trickle-down effect on veterinarians, with the elimination of an in-school interest subsidy on graduate and professional student loans.

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NAVMEC board adopts new roadmap for veterinary education

September 1, 2011

St. Louis — Veterinary schools need to graduate veterinarians with real-world skills necessary to immediately contribute to practices or other areas of employment.

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UI vet college eyes 40 percent energy reduction after $22 million overhaul

September 1, 2011

Urbana, Ill. — Over the next 18 months, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine will undergo a transformation that could reduce energy consumption by as much as 40 percent.

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Virginia Tech opens two new public health programs within veterinary college

September 1, 2011

Blacksburg, Va. — Two new initiatives in public health have been launched at Virginia Tech with the formation of the Center for Public Health Practice and Research and a new department within the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine to support the center.

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AVMA makes changes to veterinary technology accreditation

September 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — Rapid growth of the veterinary technology field is forcing the American Veterinary Medical Association to make changes to the way it accredits veterinary technology program.

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Applications to Morris Animal Foundation grant program doubled in 2011

September 1, 2011

Denver — Applications to Morris Animal Foundation's Veterinary Student Scholars Program doubled this year, and a total of 81 students received awards.

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Lairmore named new veterinary dean at University of California-Davis

August 11, 2011

Davis, Calif. -- Dr. Michael D. Lairmore, veterinarian, cancer researcher and top administrator at The Ohio State University has been named dean of the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Second issue of dvm360 iPad publication now available

August 8, 2011

The editors of dvm360.com have announced that the second digital issue is now available for download inside the dvm360 iPad app. The first and only veterinary digital publication designed specifically for the iPad, the dvm360 app offers you everything you need to succeed in veterinary practice right on your iPad.

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