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Articles by Jennifer Fiala

Online classrooms broaden student learning

Feb 1, 2002

Distance education is the "wave of the future."

That might sound farfetched, but it's exactly what Donald Draper, DVM, MBA, suggests as he prepares this month to launch Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine's first Web-based business course.

Former AAVMC staffer pleads guilty to $500,000 theft

Feb 1, 2002

Washington-The former Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) accountant accused of embezzling half a million dollars from the organization pleaded guilty last month to bank fraud, a federal crime, in a deal for a lighter sentence.

CSU rolls out country's first veterinary-business program

Feb 1, 2002

Fort Collins, Colo.-To teach students what it takes to run and manage a business, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU) plans to launch a combined DVM/MBA program next fall.

DVMs weigh returns on training investments

Jan 1, 2002

Gauging training benefits isn't simple task; gut feelings rather than numbers sometimes best tack for measuring outcomes

Experts report upswing in cruelty cases

Jan 1, 2002

Montpelier, Vt.-As experts across the country declare a rise in animal cruelty, veterinarians and humane officials bolster the front lines fighting it.

Training for a down economy

Jan 1, 2002

As the world's largest economy faces recession and veterinarians brace for lags in client spending, cutting back on employee training might seem like a sure way to save a buck.

UC Davis students jump head-first into leadership

Nov 1, 2001

Davis, Calif.-Madeline Yamate knows how to be a team player. With an MBA in marketing and organizational behavior, she's got the basics of negotiation, time management and project solving covered.

Students race against time

Nov 1, 2001

Experts advise: Take life one responsibility at a time

P. multocida transmitted through casual pet contact

Oct 1, 2001

Veterinarians are advised to take precautions against the bacteria Pasteurella multocida as a New England Journal of Medicine article reveals the microbe can be transmitted through somewhat casual contact with pets.

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