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Congratulations, graduates!

The CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences conferred degrees on 49 undergraduates and 28 graduate students during ceremonies at Moby Arena and the Lory Student Center Friday.

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Biological science grad credits MIP mentors

Sarah Lion is grateful for three people in particular: Liz Hysen, her academic counselor; and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar Erica Suchman and Marcela Henao-Tamayo, faculty members in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology. Henao-Tamayo employed Lion as a lab assistant, allowing Lion to continue working while completing her biology degree.

Animal Health

Collegian: A Ruff Semester: Tips to keep dogs happy in a small space

“Get a breed that works well in small areas,” Lori Kogan said. “Sometimes that doesn’t mean small breeds. Some of the smaller breeds are extremely active, and some of the larger breeds are actually couch potatoes. (For example), greyhounds are great in small settings because they really love to sleep on the couch all day long.”

In the News

Reporter-Herald: Fort Collins jumping dog charms the internet

"It's like owning a kangaroo!" said Howard Seim IV of Fort Collins about what it's like living with Endo, the amazing jumping dog. He charmed the internet in December when a video of his pogo-stick-like jumping garnered more than a hundred thousand views on YouTube and Facebook and was shared by both national and international news organizations.

TCTMD: Veterinarian-Cardiologist Teamwork Could Speed Device Innovation, Training

Brian Scansen, DVM, is an associate professor of cardiology and the section head of cardiology and cardiac surgery at the Colorado State University James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital. For more than a decade, he’s been forging ties with human cardiologists to build what he believes could be a fruitful collaboration for both specialties. [TCTMD (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) is produced by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.]

Farm Progress: Colorado reports fourth EIA case

The investigation is ongoing, but it appears to be unrelated to the prior three cases of EIA reported in the state this year. The initial test was completed at Colorado State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Rocky Ford, with the confirmatory test completed at the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, in early December.

JAVMA News: Still practicing after all these years

In 1918, Daylight Saving Time was observed for the first time in the United States, Babe Ruth still played for the Boston Red Sox, and Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies, ending World War I. Dr. Paul Wise was born that same year, on Sept. 5 to be exact. Dr. Wise enrolled in Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, graduating in 1950. At age 100, he continues to practice veterinary medicine.

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