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MRSA Human, Animal Health Risks Focus of Symposium

Health workers are aware that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can be transferred from person to person; they might be less aware of the risks posed to animals by human transmission, and might not know that animals can Read More

Farm Animal Welfare Symposium Coming to Ohio State

Issues in farm animal welfare continue to be hotly debated across the United States, with many farm animal production practices under scrutiny. On October 16, a symposium on animal welfare at The Ohio State University will offer perspectives tha Read More

Molly the Pony to Visit Ohio State Vet School

Molly the Pony, one of the world's only prosthesis-wearing ponies, will be visiting The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine Aug. 6 from 4:30 to 8 p.m.

Visitors will have the chance to hear the presentation "It's All About Molly" at 5 Read More

Equine Online CE Courses Available from OSU

The Ohio State University's online continuing education (CE) Web site became available last February, bringing versatility to CE in the fast-paced veterinary profession. All courses are about an hour to 90 minutes in length and range in cost fro Read More

OSU Vet School Programs Expand Career Options

Each year about 2,500 professional veterinarians graduate from the 28 veterinary colleges in North America. That might not be enough to protect the nation from animal diseases that pose threats to human health, according to a Read More

Ohio State Laminitis Researcher Receives $82,000 Grant

The new study, "Effect of Digital Hypothermia on Inflammatory Injury in Laminitis," is a two-year project funded by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Charities' Barbaro Memorial Fund, established in memory of the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Read More

Ohio State Receives Science Faculty Diversity Grant

The Ohio State University will use federal funding to help female faculty advance in the sciences by launching a five-year initiative to change academic departmental culture in disciplines in which women are underrepresented on the faculty. Read More