CVMBS News

Drake Road Closure June 13-22

The James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital entrance at 300 W. Drake Road will be closed for construction starting Monday, June 13. There will be “road closed ahead” signs to alert eastbound and westbound Drake Road traffic. Please follow the detour signs.

Emergency exercise June 15 on South Campus

On Wednesday, June 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., an emergency exercise will be held on the South Campus behind the Johnson Family Equine Hospital just south of the intersection of Phemister Road and Gillette Drive. During the exercise, you may see emergency response vehicles and first responders in hazardous material suits. Please do not call 9-1-1.

The college in the news

AVMA News: Moms meet up at conference of their own

The percentage of women in the veterinary profession has been on a decadeslong increasing trajectory, recently reaching 64%, according to the 2020 AVMA Census of Veterinarians. That’s up from 54% in 2012. Temple Grandin spoke at the meeting.

Fence Post: Colorado state vet issues updated guidance document for poultry events

“While this rule will expire, the Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office recommends that all poultry shows, sales, swaps and commingling events continue to be postponed or canceled at this time,” said Colorado State Veterinarian Dr. Maggie Baldwin. If you have sick birds or birds that have died from unknown causes, help is available at the Colorado Avian Health Call Line at CSU, (970) 297-4008.

Biodiversity Blog: Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Science

Creating a Safe Zone

As Pride Month comes to a close, here are some learning points from Safe Zone to make our community more inclusive of LGBTIQ+ members.

Happy Pride Month!

June is Pride Month! Find things to watch and read and ways to engage and act in support of our LGBTIQ+ Community.

Stereotype threat

Stereotype threat impedes the performance of some students of color and women in STEMM assessments. It's time to combat it.

People

2 CSU students selected as Udall Scholars

Nizhoni Hatch in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Aidan Lyde in the College of Liberal Arts were among the 55 students from across the country to be named Udall Scholars this year.

Animal Health

Your healthy dog can help vets understand how dogs breathe in emergencies

The Arterial Blood Gas at Altitude Study at the Colorado State University James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital is looking for healthy dogs, especially brachycephalic (short-muzzled, flat-faced) breeds⁠ — English bulldogs, French bulldogs, and pugs ⁠— to participate in this research that will show veterinarians if dogs breathe differently in high altitude environments.

Defend your flock against avian influenza

“Colorado poultry owners should immediately increase their biosecurity protocols to protect their flocks, including limiting exposure of domestic birds to wild birds and other poultry flocks and limiting introduction of new birds into flocks.” -Dr. Maggie Baldwin, Colorado State Veterinarian