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Leah Cohn Named Interim Dean of University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine

Published 7/31/2023
Cohn, who first joined MU’s faculty in 1995, previously served as the interim associate dean for academic and student affairs and professor of veterinary medicine and surgery.

Longhorned Ticks Discovered in Boone County for First Time, MU Researchers Find

Published 7/25/2023
Researchers at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine have recently discovered invasive longhorned ticks in Boone County, Missouri, for the first time.

Miniature Rescue Donkey Gets New Leg Through CVM and Hanger Clinic

Published 7/20/2023
Peaceful Pastures Donkey Rescue Lincoln, Missouri, takes in abused, neglected, malnourished, ill and elderly donkeys and provides them with medical, nutritional and emotional rehabilitation before adopting them to loving homes.

CVM Faculty Member Mentors High School Student to $55,000 in Prizes

Published 7/07/2023
Regeneron and the Society for Science recently named Saathvik Kannan, a soon-to-be senior at Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri, winner of a Regeneron Young Scientist Award. The 2023 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair presented high school students with the opportunity to compete for two awards of $50,000 for innovative and science-focused research.

CVM Student’s Start-Up Takes Off Through Mizzou Entrepreneur Quest

Published 6/30/2023
For Jack Murray, a VM4 at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, what started as an innovative idea during the COVID lockdown has become a fledging business. While pursuing his veterinary studies remotely, Murray found himself confined to the same four walls of his apartment for most of the day with his dog, Heidi, nearby.

CVM Innovations in 2022

Published 6/22/2023
MU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers made discoveries and generated innovations in myriad areas in 2022 thanks in part to a unique combination of resources and disciplines at Missouri’s largest public research university.

Saving Sam: Mizzou Equine Team Gives Horse-Powered Farm a Second Chance

Published 6/07/2023
Klaus and LeAnn Karbaumer are farmers from Platte City, Missouri, a small community just outside of Kansas City. Karbaumer Farm, however, is not your everyday farm. Most of the produce grown by the couple is a product of horse-power.

Pet Passports: MU Launches Rabies Lab for Pets Traveling Abroad

Published 6/06/2023
The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a rabies antibody testing service within their Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (VMDL). The service will provide certified test results for companion animals traveling with their owners to Hawaii and other international locations.

Dean Presents Staff and Faculty 2023 Impact Awards

Published 6/05/2023
Don Connor, MU’s longest-serving staff member, and Christian Lorson, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and CVM Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, were named recipients of the 2023 CVM Dean’s Impact Awards on May 31.

Early Detection Leads to Successful Surgery for Family’s Beloved Cat

Published 6/02/2023
In February 2022, Judy and Tom Williams of Overland Park, Kansas, brought Nora, their 11-year-old Maine Coon, to their local veterinarian for a routine teeth cleaning. During this visit, their veterinarian, Ellen Gloor, DVM, a graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, discovered a cyst on the bottom of Nora’s tongue.