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esme Rare canine open-heart surgery succeeds
- December 18, 2014
Esme’s future now looks bright, as the Chin received a rare and successful seven-hour open-heart surgery at Cornell’s Hospital for Animals and was released with a healthy prognosis.
duck Virus causing mass Cape Cod duck die-offs identified
- December 18, 2014
Since 1998, thousands of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches. Scientists have pinned down one of the agents responsible: Wellfleet Bay virus.
CUVS CUVS receives top emergency and critical care distinction
- November 26, 2014
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) has received Level 1 certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.
Horses Iceland president visits Cornell and the College
- November 26, 2014
President Grímsson paid a visit to Cornell’s Icelandic horse herd, a unique herd of full-sibling horses used by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine to study their immune systems.
salamander Research team is hell-bent on saving hellbenders
- November 26, 2014
Wildlife veterinarian Dr. Elizabeth Bunting and a troubleshooting team of Cornell colleagues is working to investigate dangers to hellbender salamanders.
farrier Cornell Farrier Conference celebrates its 30th anniversary
- November 11, 2014
Around 75 farriers and veterinarians turned out for the first day off the November 8-9 Cornell Farrier Conference. This year is the 30th anniversary of the conference and the 100th anniversary of the opening of the farrier school at Cornell.
scopes October 2014 issue of 'Scopes Magazine: One Health
- November 11, 2014
Read about the many ways in which the College engages in research, teaching, and service around the concept of One Health.
dog Canine parvovirus found in wild carnivores in U.S.
- November 11, 2014
When canine parvovirus first emerged in 1978, it caused a global pandemic in which hundreds of thousands of dogs are thought to have died. Since then, the virus has occasionally shown up in wild animals, but these were considered a result of small-scale spillovers from dog populations.
algae Toxic algae blooms cause illness, death in dogs
- November 11, 2014
Dogs are known to play, swim and lap up water in lakes and ponds, but these simple joys can lead to illness and even fatal poisoning when harmful algae blooms muck up the water.
dr. The stories behind the pets and people of the Healthy Pet Clinic
- November 11, 2014
Snapshots of Healthy Pet Clinic attendees who came to the November 9 event in Syracuse, New York.
salamander Fighting extinction of hellbender salamanders
- November 11, 2014
Dr. Elizabeth Bunting, wildlife veterinarian, and a team of Cornell colleagues joined biologists from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in an effort to quell the extinction of the species.
law Cornell Rewind: How Dr. James Law joined Cornell
- November 11, 2014
A look back on how Dr. James Law, the first professor of veterinary medicine, was successfully recruited in 1868 by Andrew White in Europe.
diversity College's success inspires new Cornell protocols for faculty hiring diversity
- November 11, 2014
At the College of Veterinary Medicine, 31 percent of assistant professors were women in 2001, and 55 percent in 2012. The the University is implementing new measures based on the College's procedures to ensure that every faculty search attracts a diverse pool of candidates.
wild Cornell catwalk presents one wild fashion show
- November 11, 2014
When Gabriela Wagner, a veterinary medicine student at Cornell University and founder of the Gabby Wild Foundation, is not in the lab doing molecular research on animals, she’s drumming up awareness around the world for the plight of endangered wildlife.
cheetha Students raise money for Belize Zoo
- November 4, 2014
Nearly 100 people welcomed staff from the Belize Zoo to Ithaca for education events and meetings. The fundraiser launched a capital campaign to build a new commissary and hospital for the zoo and took in $13,400. <more>
food Pet food ingredient labels
- November 4, 2014
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag, associate professor of clinical nutrition, weighs in on dangers of hidden ingredients not shown in pet food ingredient labels. <more>
candy Fido's sweet tooth
- November 4, 2014
Dr. Daniel J. Fletcher, emergency and critical care specialist, weighs in on the dangers of dogs eating candy. <more>
ruthie CUHA exam room named in honor of elderly dachshund
- October 27, 2014
Ruthie faced many health obstacles and became a beacon of bravery and persistence to many people, including the veterinarians and staff who cared for Ruthie at Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), which has named an exam room in CUHA in her honor. <more>
CVM Internal Grants Program funds research on brain development, amphibian disease, and canine orthopedics
- October 27, 2014
Three projects have been chosen for funding under the College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2014 Internal Grants Program “Research Grants Program in Animal Health.” <more>
microscope Clinical Investigators’ Day event shares research findings
- October 27, 2014
The College of Veterinary Medicine held its third annual Clinical Investigators’ Day Friday, October 10 in conjunction with the fall New York State Veterinary Conference. <more>
surgery New surgical procedures benefiting animals are revolutionizing the ways surgeons repair humans
- October 21, 2014
Drs. Lisa Fortier, equine surgeon, and John G. Kennedy, human surgeon, meet with journalists in NYC to discuss how new surgical procedures benefiting animals are revolutionizing the ways surgeons repair humans. <more>
Appleton Invading worms cause the body to shut down defenses
- October 21, 2014
A study published in the Journal of Immunology reveals a chain reaction that stops the body from launching a chemical attack on invading worms, enabling parasites to make a home within the muscle. <more>
vet National Veterinary Technician Week spotlight
- October 14, 2014
All 80-some LVTs at the Cornell Hospital for Animals will celebrate their profession October 12-18, when the College recognizes LVTs in honor of National Veterinary Technician Week. <more>
colin What every dog owner needs to know about parvovirus
- October 14, 2014
Recent outbreaks of canine parvovirus in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Indiana, and elsewhere in the US have left shelters and veterinarians struggling to contain the virus and prevent further spread. <more>
AMH Cornell students to hold "Our Oath in Action" event in Buffalo
- October 14, 2014
The College has joined with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation to host an “Our Oath in Action” booth at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmer's Market in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, October 25, 2014. <more>
Appleton Dr. Judith Appleton to lead University's 'Engaged Cornell' initiative
- October 7, 2014
Dr. Judith Appleton, the Alfred H. Caspary Professor of Immunology and Cornell’s vice provost responsible for land-grant affairs, will lead the Engaged Cornell initiative to establish community engagement and real-world learning experiences. <more>
virus Study reveals how deadly MERS virus enters human cells
- October 7, 2014
Cornell researchers have uncovered details of how the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) enters host cells, findings that help explain how it can infect many cell types – a hallmark of viral pathogenicity. <more>
cat Healthy older cats sought for study to understand common feline disorders
- October 3, 2014
Cornell Veterinary Biobank and Cornell Feline Health Center are pleased to announce a collaborative study to collect samples from a population of healthy cats that can act as controls for scientists studying a variety of common disorders of the feline population. <more>
robert Koenig Save the date: DeeDee Arrison Concert for the Animals
- October 1, 2014
The annual DeeDee Arrison Concert for the Animals will be held October 11. <more>
el Elephant doctor leaves legacy of conservation and kindness
- September 26, 2014
Dr. Jim Laurita ’89 is remembered for his compassion for animals, particularly elephants, to which he devoted much of his life. <more>
scoonrod Gene linked to development of skin cancer
- September 22, 2014
A new study published in Cancer Research links an enzyme to cancer development. <more>
len College welcomes new Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications
- September 16, 2014
The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome G. Leonard Johnson as the new Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications, starting in October. <more>
hhh New faculty: Department of Clinical Sciences
- September 16, 2014
The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes new faculty in 2014. <more>
medicine New faculty in Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Biomedical Sciences, and Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
- September 16, 2014
The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes new faculty in 2014. <more>
mouse Optogenetic toolkit will shed light on cardiac, lung, blood, and immune disease
- September 9, 2014
With a five year $3.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, College scientists will develop the Cornell Heart, Lung, and Blood Resource for Optogenetic Mice (CHROMus), which will incorporate optogenetic proteins in mice and human stem cells. <more>
ice Dean Kotlikoff joins College community in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
- September 3, 2014
Approximately 65 members of the College community performed the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge. <more>
film Key to pathogenic slime uncovered
- September 3, 2014
A new study reveals the intricacies of how bacteria adhere to surfaces and form biofilms, a discovery that could lead to treatments for urinary tract infections and cystic fibrosis by countering antibiotic tolerance in bacteria. <more>
cow Cornell makes its mark at state fair
- September 3, 2014
A veterinary team including a College resident and alumn perform a c-section on a cow at the NY State Fair. <more>
surgery Animal joint surgeries may lead to human repairs
- August 29, 2014
A pair of unique surgical procedures performed on animals promises to revolutionize the ways surgeons repair cartilage and meniscus tears in human knees and other joints. <more>
earth The 'One Health' case for environmental policy action
- August 29, 2014
Dr. Alexander J. Travis shares an opinion piece on environmental policy on popular policymaker news source The Hill. <more>
d Feeding your canine athlete
- August 21, 2014
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag shares tips and insights in a New York Times piece about sports nutrition for dogs. <more>

cow]The stork is headed to the New York State Fair. Watch the action on our live web cam.
- August 21, 2014
Experience the miracle of life unfold in the Fair's newest free exhibit: the Dairy Cow Birthing Center, where dairy calves will be born daily. <more>


horseDr. Joseph Kinnarney chosen as AVMA president-elect
- August 21, 2014
Dr. Joseph Kinnarney ’80 has been chosen as the new president-elect of the American Veterinary Medical Association. <more>


rhinoStudy helps prevent rhino deaths during relocation
- August 18, 2014
A new Cornell-led study of black rhinos in Namibia finds that positioning the large animals on their bellies as opposed to their sides helps them breathe more efficiently during anesthesia, a finding that promises to limit unnecessary deaths. <more>


-Shelter medicine pioneer receives alumni association’s highest honor
- August 18, 2014
Dr. Lila Miller ’77 will be recognized with the Daniel Elmer Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service. <more>


glennThird generation Cornell alum joins veterinary clinic
- August 18, 2014
You could call it "Veterinarians: The Next Generation," as grandfather, father, and son have all shaped the care at Palmer Veterinary Clinic in Plattsburgh, N.Y. <more>


basomCornell pride inspires $500,000 gift
- August 18, 2014
Dr. Richard Basom '44 name the College as a beneficiary to a $500,000 charitable trust. <more>


fInnovative quest launched to discover new tuberculosis drugs
- July 14, 2014
With a new $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cornell faculty have embarked on a quest using innovative methods to discover new drugs against tuberculosis (TB). <more>


medicineVeterinary alum receives national public health award
- July 14, 2014
Lt. Cmdr. Danielle Buttke, DVM(’09)/PhD (’10) received the 2014 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . <more>

book Cornell models contemplation-based tools in science training
- July 14, 2014
An article uses Cornell’s programming as a model to discuss how institutions can integrate a broader set of learning tools into curricula for future scientists and clinicians. <more>

hawkYoung hawk’s plight inspires support near and far
- July 7, 2014
People from across Cornell and far beyond have banded together to ensure the wellbeing of E3, the youngest of three siblings from the nest of Big Red and Ezra, the red-tailed hawks nesting on Cornell’s campus. <more>

eyeCall for dogs with indolent ulcers for randomized controlled clinical trial
- July 7, 2014
Drs. Eric Ledbetter and Michele Edelmann are evaluating the effect of adjunctive treatment with platelet rich plasma (PRP) on corneal re-epithelialization in dogs with indolent corneal ulcers. <more>

careerBEST program gives Ph.D.s insights into nonacademic jobs
- July 7, 2014
Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST), a National Institutes of Health-funded program, offers career resources, workshops and mentor-matching services to any science, technology, engineering and mathematics Ph.D. student or postdoc. <more>


dogDog beats the odds of Lyme-induced kidney disease
- July 7, 2014
A dog's journey through Lyme disease continues in good health thanks to treatment at CUHA. <more>

womanReceiving manager brings communication to new heights
- July 7, 2014
As manager of the AHDC Receiving Department, Dr. Korana Stipetic makes sure samples get where they need to go.<more>


tickLet's talk ticks
- June 30, 2014
Summer means tick season in many parts of the United States. Drs. John Schaefer and Amy Glaser provide answers to frequently asked tick questions. <more>


tickLyme disease multiplex Q&A with Dr. Bettina Wagner
- June 30, 2014
Dr. Bettina Wagner explains the significance of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center's multiplex assay used for testing for Lyme disease and answers common questions on result interpretation and treatment strategies. <more>


imImmune cells found to prevent bone marrow transplant rejection
- June 30, 2014
Cornell researchers have identified a type of immune system cell that prevents a patient’s body from attacking donor cells after a bone marrow transplant. <more>


horseTwo veterinary students receive scholarships for equine studies
- June 30, 2014
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine received $12,000 in scholarships to be divided between two students. <more>


hipFirst public dog breeding value database in US launched to improve health of canine hips and elbows
- June 20, 2014
Cornell researchers have launched the Cornell Estimated Breeding Value (EBV) website through which the public can find the propensity for a hip and elbow dysplasia. <more>


horseEndometrial cups: a unique feature of equine pregnancies
- June 20, 2014
In horses and their close relatives (donkeys and zebras), unusual cells of the placenta invade the mother’s womb during early pregnancy. <more>


tBreaking down blood clots
- June 20, 2014
Clinical pathologist Dr. Tracy Stokol has been investigating how equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1) triggers blood clots. <more>


bookFaculty shares invited article on introspection in research
- June 18, 2014
Dr. Rodney Dietert shares an invited blog post on how to add introspection to the scientific research model. <more>


medicineHonored with Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, Dr. Brian Collins gives hooding speech
- June 16, 2014
Dr. Brian Collins, director of the Community Practice Service at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, has been honored with The Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award for 2014. <more>


howDavid Howe joins College as Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration
- June 10, 2014
David Howe has been named the Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, effective June 16, 2014. <more>


horseDr. Bettina Wagner to lead research at College of Veterinary Medicine
- May 30, 2014
Dr. Bettina Wagner has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. <more>


horseCornell Ruffian Equine Specialists hires three accomplished horse surgeons
- May 30, 2014
Expanding its capacity to offer emergency and specialty care for horses, Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES) has hired three new equine veterinarians. <more>


womenCornell veterinary students form group to advance women’s leadership in veterinary medicine
- May 27, 2014
Striving to boost the number of female leaders in veterinary medicine, Cornell veterinary students have launched a student chapter of the Women’s Veterinarian Leadership Development Initiative. <more>


hhhTwo college staff receive excellence awards
- May 23, 2014
Sarah Miller, veterinary technician in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, and Joseph Ebel, manager of Technical Services at the Animal Health Diagnostic Center, were recognized by President David Skorton. <more>


babyInfant immunities live fast and die young
- May 22, 2014
A Cornell study found that infants’ immune systems respond to infection with more speed and strength than those of adults, but the immunities they create fail to last. <more>


stemStem cell research on campus grows after $3M boost
- May 22, 2014
The Cornell Stem Cell Program held its second Stem Cell Retreat May 17 on campus to promote cross-campus interactions and enhance training in stem cell biology at Cornell. <more>


cresCornell Ruffian Equine Specialists celebrates grand opening
- May 22, 2014
More than 100 guests joined officials from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine on May 7, 2014 to celebrate the grand opening of Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists. <more>


horseStudents learn straight from the horse's mouth
- May 22, 2014
Students in the Equine Specialty Rotation spent a week honing their dentistry skills at the Cornell John T. Oxley Equestrian Center on Pine Tree Road. <more>


fishStudy will evaluate virus impact on muskellunge sportfishery
- May 13, 2014
Researchers have launched a study to better understand the impact of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) on the muskellunge. <more>


hFaculty receives SAVMA National Teaching Excellence Award
- May 13, 2014
Dr. William E. Hornbuckle, an emeritus professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, received the National Teaching Excellence Award from The Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA). <more>


dogNew Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine program gets pets back in the game
- May 5, 2014
Cornell University Hospital for Animals has initiated a new Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine service and residency program. <more>


shFaculty wins medal for diabetes discoveries
- May 5, 2014
Dr. Geoffrey Sharp, professor of molecular medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected as the 7th Annual Lacy Medalist by the Mid-Western Islet Club. <more>


artAlum pioneers the field of veterinary medical illustration
- May 5, 2014
Dr. Lauren Sawchyn ’09 merged her interests in veterinary medicine and art, pursuing a dual career as both a veterinarian and a board-certified medical illustrator. <more>


whiteBequest spawns multifaceted fund to advance veterinary surgery
- May 5, 2014
The John W. Whitefield ’65 Memorial Fund will support the advancement of veterinary surgery through several areas of the College. <more>


studStudent follows father's footsteps
- May 5, 2014
Arielle Breite '14 grew up dreaming of becoming a veterinarian and attending Cornell like her father, Dr. Marshall Breite ‘79. <more>


pedal for PetsPedal for Pets Rides Again: April 26, 2014
- April 23, 2014
Cornell student association raises money for animals in our community who might not have access to medical care otherwise. Please join them! <more>

microFaculty shares invited article on early immune education
- April 23, 2014
Dr. Rodney Dietert published an invited blog article on Eureka on microbiota. <more>


hhhTwo students win humane veterinary awards
- April 23, 2014
Two veterinary students received awards from the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA). <more>

cadusceusTo get quality care, you need to be the right kind of patient
- April 21, 2014
A family physician shares her experience at Cornell University Hospital for Animals. <more>


medicineCUHA honored by the Red Cross
- April 21, 2014
Dr. Eric Ledbetter and Wendy English received the Real Heroes Animal Rescue Award from the American Red Cross of Cortland and Tompkins Counties. <more>


cowCornell researchers create first metritis vaccine to protect dairy cows
- April 11, 2014
Cornell scientists have created new vaccines that can prevent metritis and reduce its symptoms, a prospect that could save the United States billions of dollars a year and help curb the growing epidemic of antibiotic resistance. <more>


dogAging research goes to the dogs
- April 11, 2014
Cornell scientists join collaborators across the country to form a new Canine Longevity Consortium— the first ever research network studying canine aging. <more>


embryoEmbryologist wins scientific achievement award for research on how heads form
- April 11, 2014
Dr. Drew Noden was named the recipient of the 2014 Henry Gray/Lippincott Williams Wilkins Scientific Achievement Award by the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). <more>

horseHospital’s cardiology section expands ability to examine large animals
- April 11, 2014
The cardiology section at Cornell University’s Equine and Farm Animal Hospitals recently expanded its ability to see large animal patients. <more>

Open HouseOpen House 2014
- April 7, 2014
The students, faculty, and staff of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you, your family and friends to our 48th annual Open House. <more>


sperm$10M grant establishes Center for Reproductive Genomics
- April 1, 2014
A new five-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) enablesscientists across Cornell’s campuses to collaborate in tackling the roots of reproductive problems. <more>


rnaFull-service research facility offers RNA sequencing across campus
- April 1, 2014
A new RNA Sequencing Core (RSC) facility opens at the College to help any Cornell researchers interested in studying RNA. <more>

kneeGraduate student presents meniscus replacement design at national conference
- April 1, 2014
Graduate student Jennifer Puetzer receives award to present a new, more natural way to create meniscus replacements for those whose injuries are beyond repair. <more>

paulPaul Streeter named University's VP for budget and planning
- March 27, 2014
Paul Streeter, assistant dean for finance and administration at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named Cornell’s new vice president for budget and planning, effective April 1. <more>


DavissonDavisson reflects on life at Cornell, looks forward to D.C.
- March 26, 2014
Professor Robin Davisson and her husband, President David Skorton, will be leaving Cornell for Washington, D.C., after June 30, 2015. <more>

pProtein that culls damaged eggs identified, infertility reversed
- March 26, 2014
A new discovery by Cornell researchers may lead to therapies that allow women who are made infertile by radiation or chemotherapy treatments to have children. <more>

FortierFortier joins AAEP On-Call program
- March 17, 2014
The American Association of Equine Practitioners is pleased to announce the addition of Lisa Fortier, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, to the award-winning On Call program. <more>


BicalhoProductive and fertile: superstar studs
- March 6, 2014
A new multi-state $3 million USDA grant, with scientists participating from five veterinary colleges across the country, aims to comprehensively investigate fertility in dairy cows. <more>


DogStudy confirms risk factor for congestive heart failure
- March 5, 2014
The results of the first research ever conducted to investigate the association between vitamin D status and congestive heart failure in dogs now confirms that vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for Congestive Heart Failure in canines. <more>


HorsesPutting an end to equine summer eczema
- March 5, 2014
Some of the horses in a a study exploring how summer eczema develops in horses are aging out. Now they're looking for good homes. <more>


ScopesCollege magazine takes a look at Changemakers in our midst
- March 5, 2014
College thought leaders touch every aspect of the College experience, from the classroom to remote regions of Nepal. <more>


bunnyFamily rabbit regains appetite after uterine surgery
- March 4, 2014
A beloved bunny named Bunny recovers from uterine adenocarcinoma, a very common cancer in unspayed rabbits. <more>

wormCornellians find new worm infecting US cats
- February 14, 2014
Scientists document the first proof that raccoon parasite Dracunculus insignis can infect cats. <more>

SpermNews about sperm offers hope for fertility, contraceptives
- February 14, 2014
When it comes to conception there is no middle ground: either you want to get pregnant or you don’t. <more>


Black Russian TerrierDemystifying dysplasias
- February 7, 2014
Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites Black Russian Terriers to participate in a genetic study that will improve the health and well-being of these dogs. <more>


Dog with his remoteWatching Westminster with Cornell
- February 4, 2014
Please join us for Watching Westminster with Cornell: A Virtual Viewing Party. Join us on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, beginning at 7:30 pm from the comfort of your own home to enjoy the Westminster Kennel Club's 138th Annual Dog Show. <more>


cancerCollege launches new seed grants for cancer research
- January 31, 2014
Scientists seeking to push forward the cancer research frontier have a new springboard from which to launch projects at Cornell. <more>

dogStudy narrows origin of dogs
- January 29, 2014
Dr. Adam Boyko coauthors paper suggesting earliest dogs arose when humans were still hunting and gathering, according to genome analyses. <more>


horseCornell clinicians develop safer, faster way to diagnose horse eye problems
- January 29, 2014
Horses face high risks of eye problems, and Cornell clinicians have developed a new way to detect and diagnose them more safely and quickly. <more>

bloodFaculty publishes editorial on emerging concepts in hypertension research
- January 29, 2014
Dr. Robin Davisson shares insights in editorial piece "Emerging Concepts in Hypertension" in the journal Antioxidants & Redox Signaling.<more>

Dr. TorresCornell faculty member helps USDA train veterinarians on foreign animal diseases
- January 27, 2014
Dr. Alfonso Torres, in collaboration with Dr. Peter Fernandez, from APHIS, is leading the charge to increase the number of veterinarians familiar with foreign animal diseases. <more>


BESTBEST grant ensures paths less travelled will be explored
- January 23, 2014
A new program will give graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at Cornell University new opportunities for exploring both traditional and nontraditional career options. <more>


dr.Faculty wins lifetime achievement award for modeling epidemiology
- January 22, 2014
Dr. Yrjo Grohn has been honored with a lifetime achievement award for his work in veterinary epidemiology and preventive medicine. <more>

bookProfessor wins teaching award for innovative scientific creativity course
- January 22, 2014
Dr. Rodney Dietert has won the inaugural Excellence in Teaching Award for undergraduate and graduate teaching. <more>

Dr. Scott PalmerEquine Medical Director named
- January 13, 2014
The New York State Gaming Commission and the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine today announced the appointment of Scott E. Palmer, VMD as the state’s Equine Medical Director after conducting an international search. <more>


fStudy links poor dolphin health to Deepwater Horizon oil spill
- January 8, 2014
Dolphin health took a toxic nose dive in one of the areas hit hard by the 2010 BP oil spill, according to a new study. <more>


free$1.4 million study will explore antioxidants’ pitfalls
- January 2, 2013
Cornell researchers launch a study to explore antioxidants’ pitfalls and free radicals' silver lining. <more>

CatTesting underway
- December 19, 2013
Cornell is currently working with the Connecticut Public Health Veterinarian to diagnose several cases of acute pancreatitis and diarrhea in cats that have appeared in a feline-only clinic in Connecticut. <more>


WeissTown-gown partnerships celebrated with awards
- December 16, 2013
Dean Michael Kotlikoff presented a joint award to Dr. Robert Weiss, professor, and Bob Riter, from the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, in celebration of an alliance to bring together those dealing with cancer and those researching cancer. <more>


Happy HolidaysHappy Holidays
- December 12, 2013
Dean Michael Kotlikoff, Dr Carolyn McDaniel, and The UltraSound would like to wish you a joyous New Year. <more>


Alan NixonCornell University College of Veterinary Medicine to open equine hospital
- December 3, 2013
The College will establish Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care hospital, expected to open in April. <more>


sharkShark, human proteins are surprisingly similar
- December 3, 2013
The first deep dive into a great white shark’s genetic code has fished up big surprises. <more>

Book CoverGifts for your favorite veterinarian or veterinary student!
- December 3, 2013
Dr. Donald Smith offers suggestions for two books that are sure to captivate veterinarians, practicing and aspiring. <more>

aaasFaculty named AAAS fellow
- December 2, 2013
Dr. Robin Davisson, the Andrew Dickson White Professor of Molecular Physiology, was elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. <more>


elephantsCornell-Smithsonian partnership finds path to improving elephant conservation
- November 19, 2013
A collaborative study between Cornell and Smithsonian scientists could transform conservation techniques to preserve Asian elephants. <more>

cows Study launched to advance understanding of most important dairy disease
- November 19, 2013
Cornell faculty have embarked on an innovative study to transform the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mastitis. <more>

cancer Study finds target for better brain cancer drugs
- November 18, 2013
Researchers have discovered a key component to how aggressive brain tumors grow that could lead to better treatments. <more>

dog Hunting season safety tips for pets
- November 12, 2013
Dr. Brian Collins offers tips for safely sharing the woods while protecting pets during hunting season. <more>

Nixon Faculty recognized for veterinary excellence
- November 8, 2013
Dr. Alan Nixon was recognzed by the British Equine Veterinary Association this fall. <more>


CVM Faculty promoted to full professor
- November 8, 2013
Faculty are the heart and soul of our college. Please congratulate three of our newly appointed full professors: Dr. Craig Altier, Dr. Paula Cohen, and Dr. Lisa Fortier.


diversdotFaculty member earns professorship
- November 8, 2013
Dr. Thomas Divers has been named the Rudolph J. and Katharine L. Steffen Professor of Veterinary Medicine. <more>


NicoledotVet college staffer recognized for dedicated service
- November 8, 2013
Nicole Woodhull was recognized with the university’s longest and most prestigious university-wide peer-nominated recognition. <more>

Healthy Pet ClinicdotCornell Healthy Pet Clinic set to visit Syracuse, NY
- November 7, 2013
Well-visit appointments are being taken now for November 23, 2013, for patients whose owners might find it difficult to afford preventative care otherwise. <more>


2013 Annual Reportdot2013 Annual Report discusses depth and breadth of Cornell's program
- November 4, 2013
Visit the online version of the College's magazine. <more>


cancerdotVeterinary faculty share work to conquer cancer
- November 4, 2013
Four faculty give panel discussion about the future of cancer research. <more>


skindotFaculty authors top textbook on pet skin
- November 4, 2013
Dr. William Miller authors Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology, 7th Edition, a leading dermatology reference. <more>

bookdotInnovative textbook gives tools for sparking scientific creativity
- November 4, 2013
A new book co-authored by Dr. Rodney Dietert offers creative tools scientists can use to inspire fresh ideas to augment their work. <more>

bookdotFaculty lends expert eyes to editing leading ophthalmology text
- October 29, 2013
Dr. Thomas Kern has stepped in as a co-editor of Veterinary Ophthalmology, Fifth Edition. <more>


povertydotFaculty call for academia to share in fight against diseases of poverty
- October 29, 2013
Faculty say universities should share discoveries crucial to combatting diseases plaguing people in poverty. <more>

CatdotRegister your cat for a free hyperthyroidism study at Cornell
- October 29, 2013
This collaborative project will further our understanding of treatment options for the all-too-common condition. <more>


Teaching Dairy BarndotTeaching Dairy Barn acclaimed for its form, function
- October 29, 2013
Cornell’s Teaching Dairy Barn has gained national acclaim for its design. <more>


Art for AnimalsdotArt for Animals exhibit
- October 28, 2013
An exhibit at the Wahington Art Association celebrates our love of animals to benefit the Baker Institute for Animal Health. <more>


gutdotDiscovery of how organs form explains fatal birth defects and informs cancer research
- October 23, 2013
Cornell researchers have discovered a temporary molecular traffic system that starts embryo’s organs growing in the proper direction. <more>

dogdotDairy researcher wins Zoetis grant to tackle birth complications in cattle
- October 23, 2013
Dr. Rodrigo Bicalho received the 2013 Cattle Call grant from company Zoetis to improve uterine health in cattle. <more>


kotlikoffdotQ&A with the dean
- October 2, 2013
In the current issue of Cornell University's Ezra Magazine, an interview with Dean Kotlikoff shares recent accomplishments, opportunities for further inquiry, and where the College might be headed. <more>


fdotCornell collaboration with leading regenerative medicine center
- October 1, 2013
College faculty are partnering with renowned human medicine innovators at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. <more>

medicinedotSeven new faculty join the College
- September 26, 2013
Please join us in welcoming a new cohort of faculty to the College. <more>


mandotAlumnus earns Association's highest honor
- September 26, 2013
Dr. James Peddie’65 will be recognized with the Daniel Elmer Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service, given annually by the Alumni Association of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. <more>

LogodotRegister today for the 6th annual New York State Veterinary Conference
- September 12, 2013
This year's event features outstanding speakers in companion animal, equine, bovine, small ruminant/camelid, backyard poultry and laboratory animal tracks. Highlights include a focus on ophthalmology, emergency medicine, toxicology, disaster recovery, and interactive imaging lectures and laboratories. <more>

biology postersdotScience sharing extravaganza marks Cornell’s 12th Annual Biological and Biomedical Sciences Symposium
- September 9, 2013
Science lovers old and young convened at Cornell’s 12th Annual Biological and Biomedical Sciences Symposium. <more>

fdotNew tools inspire hope for understanding neurological disease
- September 5, 2013
Cornell scientists have shed new light on an essential life process by designing novel functional tools for addressing neurological disease. <more>

Cornell CompaniondotCornell Companions highlighted for good work
- September 5, 2013
Would you and your pet like to bring smiles to faces around the community? A recent Ithaca Journal article invited community members to consider becoming a Cornell Companion. <more>


fdotPlugging up herpes could spawn needed drugs, study shows
- August 30, 2013
Cornell researchers have found a way to lock up herpes DNA inside its viral carriers, cutting infectiveness by more than 1,000 fold. <more>


DietertdotFaculty member featured by international publishing house
- August 26, 2013
Dr. Rodney Dietert was selected by World Scientific to be a featured author. <more>

fdotThe stork is headed to the New York State Fair. Watch the action on our live web cam.
- August 22, 2013
Experience the miracle of life unfold in the Fair's newest free exhibit: the Dairy Cow Birthing Center, where dairy calves will be born daily. <more>


ddotProfessor receives Career Achievement Award in Canine Research
- August 21, 2013
Dr. Kenneth Simpson received the 2013 AVMF/AKC Career Achievement Award in Canine Research. <more>


hhhdotCollege recognizes staff members for years of service
- August 21, 2013
Thirty staff members from the College of Veterinary Medicine were recognized for their many years of service. <more>

fdotSoothing fraying nerves
- August 16, 2013
Dr. Jon Cheetham is the first Zweig Research Scientist, a new position for junior faculty showing promise in equine research. <more>


kdotSpecial Equine Seminar kicks off Zweig Trot horse races
- August 16, 2013
Joining a fun day at the races, College researchers will kick off 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot with talks on equine health. <more>


ldotNew Dean for Research and Graduate Education
- August 16, 2013
Please welcome Dr. Joel Baines as the College’s Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education. <more>

gdotDad’s genes build placentas, study shows
- August 12, 2013
Basic biology revelation could help breed better animals and explain crippling developmental diseases. <more>


jdotNew state fair exhibit will feature cows giving birth
- August 8, 2013
Cornell veterinary students and veterinarians will staff the Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair. <more>

CadusceusdotThree veterinarians honored at national meeting
- August 2, 2013
The winners were announced during the AVMA Annual Convention in Chicago. <more>

fdotInfant immunities live fast and die young
- July 31, 2013
Current Cornell research is seeking better ways to strengthen newborn immune system memories. <more>


ScopesdotConquering cancer: July 2013 issue of 'Scopes
- July 26, 2013
The summer 2013 issue of 'Scopes explores work happening at the College that furthers our understanding of cancer. <more>


EvansdotDr. Howie Evans recounts experiences that helped shaped his career
- July 26, 2013
Dean Michael I. Kotlikoff interviews Dr. Howard Evans. <more>


AVMAdotSix students selected from a national pool to present at 2013 AVMA Conference
- July 19, 2013
Cornell students will present four of the eight papers during an all-day session at the AVMA Conference in Chicago. <more>


ParlordotThree days in the life of a veterinarian
- July 19, 2013
Cornell students organized a three-day session to introduce high school students from around the state to the profession. <more>


AMHdotAHDC offers test that identifies reproductive status
- July 10, 2013
The non-invasive diagnostic test readily distinguishes spayed from intact dogs and cats. <more>


jdotNew chemotherapy combinations lead to dramatic response
- July 5, 2013
Nemo is the first recipient of several unprecedented treatments and surgical techniques that have already extended his life.<more>


kdotMicrobe pros tackle health risks in developing nations
- June 25, 2013
Two College faculty receive venture funding for projects to develop applied technologies aimed at actively bettering the world. <more>

0dotNine Cornell poultry pros get international honor
- June 25, 2013
The World Veterinary Poultry Association will induct nineCollege-related veterinarians and scientists into its Hall of Honor. <more>

kitdotBreakthrough discovery gives first hope against deadliest cat virus
- June 20, 2013
Holy grail of a 30-year quest opens gates to developing first diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments for feline infectious peritonitis. <more>


kdotInfection experts gather for science and fun
- June 20, 2013
Program in Infection and Pathobiology unites Cornell researchers for 13th anniversary. <more>

TravisdotFaculty member named associate director of Atkinson Center for Sustainable Future
- June 18, 2013
Dr. Alex Travis joins other Cornell professors to lead the ACSF. <more>


fdotDNA traps reveal new therapy possibilities for cancer, diabetes, and other diseases
- June 11, 2013
Discovery of DNA traps laid by immune cells could pave the way to future therapies for cancer and other diseases. <more>


fdotTuberculosis bacteria’s trash-eating habit inspires search for new drugs
- June 6, 2013
Discovery of bacteria's feeding habits opens a new road in the search for better drugs to fight tuberculosis. <more>

fdotFaculty honored with award for service to the veterinary profession
- June 3, 2013
Dr. Susan Lawson Fubini has received an award recognizing her long history of wide-reaching service to the veterinary profession. <more>

BowserdotDr. Paul Bowser wins award for excellence
-May 31, 2013
Only given four times since 1988, the Christensen Award for Excellence in Fish Health recognizes Dr. Bowser's significant contributions to fish health. <more>

-dotPeers honor diagnostic-lab fix-it wiz with prestigious service award
-May 31, 2013
Ray Coolbaugh, equipment technician at the Animal Health Diagnostic Center, received the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service. <more>


CommencementdotCongratulations, Class of 2013
-May 31, 2013
At 89 members strong, the Class of 2013 transitioned from students to alumni on Sunday, May 26, 2013. <more>


KerndotThe accidental ophthalmologist
-May 30, 2013
Dr. Thomas Kern was recently highlighted by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. <more>


robert KoenigdotSave the Date: Concert for the Animals
-May 22, 2013
The annual Concert for the Animals will be held October 19 in conjunction with the DeeDee Arrison Holistic and Integrative Wellness Seminar Series. <more>

DavissondotCornell/Iowa share $10.6 million obesity, hypertension grant
-May 17, 2013
Dr. Robin Davisson partners with colleagues to look at the role of the brain in obesity and hypertension. <more>


RenderdotPortrait of a graduate
-May 15, 2013
A world of options awaits soon-to-be veterinarian Kevin Render. <more>


FubinidotFubini appointed Associate Dean
-May 13, 2013
Dr. Susan Fubini to serve as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. <more>


NydamdotNew director on board at QMPS
-May 8, 2013
Dr. Daryl Nydam will leverage his background in dairy production medicine to benefit the dairy industry. <more>


SunydotSUNY Chancellor and College awards presented to academic and administrative leaders
-May 3, 2013
Four awards from the State University of New York and two College awards recognize top performers. <more>


1dotStudents win fellowship to share orthopedic research
-May 1, 2013
When the structures that hold us together fall apart, Cornell University grad students from across disciplines are finding new ways to mend the damage. <more>

RAVSdotStories from the field
-May 1, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Berliner '03 led 15 students on a recent Rural Area Veterinary Services trip. We hope you enjoy this blog from one of the participants. <more>

KurpiosdotNatasza Kurpios appointed Udall Professor
-May 1, 2013
A member of the Department of Molecular Medicine, Dr. Kurpios is a scientist to watch. <more>


Avery AugustdotPortrait of an Extraordinary Cornellian: Dr. Avery August
-April 22, 2013
Conducting research on diseases common in humans and animals alike allows Cornell immunologist Dr. Avery August to make discoveries otherwise impossible. <more>


imdotPre-made immune memories could revolutionize immunization
-April 16, 2013
New research suggests that our cells might not always need to be taught how to ward off pathogens. <more>

VeritasdotNew column explains the present and envisions the future, using the richness of our past experiences as a guide
-April 15, 2013
Explore the history of veterinary medicine with a new column called Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine. <more>


CornwelldotVeterinary students showcase research projects
-April 12, 2013
Dr. Emily Cornwell ’15 won the prize for the Best Overall presentation at the College’s first annual DVM Research Poster Symposium. <more>


pdotBiomedical Sciences trio tapped to author leading text
-April 2, 2013
The world’s leading comprehensive textbook on the physiology of reproduction now includes chapters from three Cornell faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. <more>

HayashidotNew surgeon added to the CUHA team
-April 1, 2013
Dr. Kei Hayashi, new to the CUHA team, is an expert in joint pathology and the application of regenerative medicine in orthopedic conditions. <more>

TodhunterdotDr. Rory Todhunter earns named professorship
-April 1, 2013
Professor Rory Todhunter of the Department of Clinical Sciences, has been named the Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Professor of Surgery. <more>


CenterdotDr. Sharon Center named James Law Professor
-April 1, 2013
Professor Sharon Center of the Department of Clinical Sciences has been named the James Law Professor of Internal Medicine. <more>


hockeydotStunning student victory at the annual hockey game
-March 30, 2013
In a tight game before a huge crowd, the students skated to victory. <more>


-dotWorld’s only canine pneumovirus test offered in new dog diagnostic suite
-March 25, 2013
The world’s first canine pneumovirus test is now available at Cornell as part of a new canine respiratory panel. <more>


MaltesedotSmall breed dogs with healthy hearts invited to participate in project
-March 18, 2013
Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine invites you to participate in a complimentary veterinary cardiology screening on March 22 and 23. <more>


fdotDr. Francis H. Fox turns 90!
-March 11, 2013
The remarkable Dr. Francis H. Fox turned 90 years young on Monday, March 11, 2013. Leave your birthday wishes here. <more>


thumbdotNew summer course teaches horse care through a veterinary lens
-March 11, 2013
A new summer course will introduce high-school juniors and seniors and undergraduates to the worlds of horse husbandry and veterinary medicine. <more>

vdotFirst proven origin of ovarian cancer could unlock earlier detection in other human cancers
-March 7, 2013
Cornell scientists have found ovarian carcinoma’s first proven origin and uncovered clues for finding similar sources of other cancers. <more>

nosedot$1 million study shows more fat, less protein, keeps detection dogs’ sniffs up to snuff
-March 5, 2013
A research team from Auburn and Cornell universities has sniffed out a new way to boost dogs’ detection talents using the power of food. <more>

ScopesdotCollege magazine highlights connections of consequence
- March 5, 2013
From stethoscopes to microscopes to the scope of the College, the magazine features news to know and share. <more>


fdotDairy study reveals rising antibiotic resistance, produces new test to help treat mastitis
- March 5, 2013
Diseases on dairy farms cost money and lives, and a new study from Cornell has found ways to save both. <more>

AppletondotAppleton to become vice provost
- March 5, 2013
Judy Appleton, the Alfred H. Caspary Professor of Immunology in the Baker Institute for Animal Health and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named a vice provost and will assume many of the responsibilities of Senior Vice Provost Ron Seeber. <more>


petsdotTraveling healthy pet clinic goes to Albany
- March 5, 2013
The Southside Healthy Pet Clinic will offer subsidized veterinary care for dogs and cats March 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Albany YMCA. <more>


professiondot4-H program shares veterinary profession with aspiring veterinarians
- March 4, 2013
Registration for Animals and Medicine is now open. <more>


cadusceusdotDrs. Elizabeth Berliner and Ann Harris recognized with award
- March 1, 2013
A local foundation recognizes three people, two of whom are Cornellians, for their influence in the profession. <more>


hdotNew fellowship gives veterinary students year-long immersion in stem cell research
- February 26, 2013
First fellow will further regenerative therapies in training program that combines veterinary medicine with the stem cell research. <more>

Erin HenrydotHelping animals displaced by Superstorm Sandy
- February 13, 2013
Dr. Erin Henry spent more than a week working with the ASPCA to help four-legged victims. <more>


VizsladotPartnership with potential
- February 12, 2013
A clinical trial will provide clues that may help eradicate a disease. <more>


StokoldotFaculty member wins Cook Award
- February 7, 2013
Dr. Tracey Stokol selected for prestigious award. <more>


KlondikedotPuppy born from frozen embyro fetches good news
- February 5, 2013
Klondike's very existence is good news for endangered species. <more>


laudotMentorship helps graduate student win prestigious award to heal horses with stem cells
- February 5, 2013
Dr. Lauren Schnabel has won a career development award that will pave her path forward as a translational clinical scientist. <more>


ddotWhat pet food should I feed?
- February 5, 2013
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag, clinical nutritionist at the Cornell University Hospital for Animal, says it’s not as complicated as it looks. <more>

anndwyerdotAlumna leads Association
- February 5, 2013
Dr. Ann Dwyer ’83 assumed the presidency of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) in December 2012. <more>


BoeschdotLiving the oath
- January 24, 2013
Dr. Jordyn Boesch ’06 recently joined Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, adding expertise and capacity to the Hospital’s Anesthesia service and talent and ambition to the College’s research program. <more>

dorothydotStellar teaching recognized
- January 24, 2013
Dr. Dorothy Debbie has won the inaugural Excellence in Teaching Award, presented by the College’s Department Microbiology and Immunology. <more>


ClinInvestDaydotHear it first at the Clinical Investigators' Day
- January 24, 2013
The second annual College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Investigators’ Day will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013, and is open to alumni, faculty, students, staff, and friends of the College. <more>


SalmondotNominate now for the Salmon award
- January 24, 2013
The Daniel E. Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service is the association's highest honor. <more>


nagashimadotWhat a zoo
- January 11, 2013
An article in the Cornell Alumni Magazine explains a joint program between Cornell and the Smithsonian. <more>

cadusceusdot$6 million gift advances veterinary medical discovery
- January 7, 2013
The gift will create two endowed professorships in clinical research, positions that are critical for the improvement of animal health.

gruberdotClinical pathology resident wins award for research linking cancer to blood clots
- January 3, 2013
Dr. Erika Gruber has received the 2012 Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP). <more>

fdotNew simulation-based veterinary learning paradigm expands at Cornell
- January 2, 2013
As the College opens its first simulation center and develops new advanced pet simulators, it is expanding a new learning model throughout its curriculum and aring tools for others to follow suit. <more>

fubinidotFaculty member joins national board to set standards of veterinary surgery
- January 2, 2013
Dr. Susan Fubini will help craft the future of veterinary surgery on the Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. <more>

SchukkendotNew grant will help to unravel mysteries of Johne's disease
- December 20, 2012
Every day, more than 16 million gallons of milk are consumed in the United States. Research will make it safer! <more>


blooddotHypertension traced to source in brain
- December 17, 2012
A key discovery about a major disease opens a new paradigm for high blood pressure treatment. <more>

studentdotMeet Kamilla Shmakalova
- December 7, 2012
From the Class of 2014, Kamilla's interest in shelter medicine may have its roots in her native country, Russia. <more>


WCCdotClass of 2014 dons white coats
- December 6, 2012
In the traditional ceremony, nearly 90 students were coated on December 1. <more>


ClayHorsedotClay Horses to benefit the Baker Institute
- November 29, 2012
Visit "A Baker’s Dozen,” Clay Horses by Louise W. King, in Connecticut through June 2, 2013. <more>


BirddotScientist edits new book
- November 26, 2012
Dr. Karel Schat helped to edit a soon-to-be-released book that explains the science underpinning avian immunology. <more>


October 2012 coverdotCollege annual report and fall magazine released
- November 16, 2012
Read about faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends who are changing the status quo. <more>


AltierdotNew department chair named
- November 2, 2012
Dr. Craig Altier to step forward as chair of the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences. <more>


AnatomydotA Chats in the Stacks book talk with Dr. Evans
- October 30, 2012
Join Dr. Howard Evans in Mann Library for a discussion of Miller's Anatomy of the Dog. <more>


thumdotCornell first in US offering new Salmonella Dublin test for milk and cattle
- October 30, 2012
While the cattle-adapted strain Salmonella Dublin creeps northeast, Cornell offers a more useful test available exclusively at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center. <more>


DavissondotDavisson earns prestigious honor
- October 25, 2012
The American Heart Association recently awarded Dr. Robin Davisson one of the most prestigious scientific prizes of her discipline: the 2012 Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Award and Lecture. <more>


BookdotFaculty member collaborates to share the mysteries of science
- October 12, 2012
From viruses to the earth's core, the just-released book entitled The Where The Why and The How discusses scientific principles and phenomena that are not common knowledge -- and might not even be found on the Internet! <more>


BBSdotSymposium, poster session welcome graduate students
- October 5, 2012
Honesty, humor, and hard work highlight annual symposium for graduate students. <more>


PalmerdotThe Challenge for Veterinary Medicine in Global Health
- October 2, 2012
Dr. Guy Palmer will offer the 2012 George C. Poppensiek Visiting Professorship in Global Animal Health Lecture. <more>


ASSETdotProgram gets big results teaching science with tiny organism
- October 1, 2012
A tiny, single-celled organism is having a big effect on elementary, middle and high school science teachers across the country. <more>


TDBdotCornell's cows are back
- October 1, 2012
Opened this summer, Cornell's new Teaching Dairy Barn was officially dedicated during the New York State Veterinary Conference. <more>


ArrisondotSave the date: Concert for the Animals
- September 28, 2012
The annual Concert for the Animals will be held on October 13 in conjunction with the DeeDee Arrison Holistic and Integrative Wellness Seminar Series. <more>


kdotSurprise party for Dr. Howie Evans' 90th
- September 27, 2012
The College held a big surprise birthday party for Dr. Howard "Howie" Evans' 90th birthday, much of which was captured on video. <more>


cheetahdotCheetah futures: Roles for biofuels, economic development, and livestock in conserving wildlife
- September 27, 2012
Join us for this discussion on October 4. <more>


CatdotHealthy Pet Clinic heads to Queens
- September 17, 2012
Students and faculty will bring a subsidized well-pet clinic to the Cross Island YMCA on October 13. <more>


BarsantidotAlumna honored with Association's highest award
- September 11, 2012
Dr. Jeanne Barsanti '74 earns the Salmon Award for Distinguished alumni Service. <more>


CudneydotThe call of the wild
- September 6, 2012
After one summer course at Cornell, Sarah Cudney '16 knew she'd be back. <more>


OrsinidotTwin scholarships support future equine veterinarians
- September 6, 2012
Two aspiring equine veterinarians at Cornell will soon start horse-healing careers with less student debt, thanks to twin scholarship gifts. <more>


CostanzodotCornellian's leadership skills help a bobcat and the environment
- September 6, 2012
Dr. Greg Costanzo '09 didn't hesitate to help when a bobcat was in need. <more>


dietertdotVeterinary College course seeks to inspire creativity
- August 21, 2012
Sometimes, the shortest distance to an answer isn't a straight line. <more>


BeaudotTraveling with Beau
- August 16, 2012
Dr. Donald Smith recounts his journey to Alaska with his canine co-pilot on the five-year anniversary of the trip. <more>


cancer dotStopping the spread of cancer
- August 14, 2012
Surprise packages sent by cancer cells can turn normal cells cancerous, but Cornell scientists have found a way to keep their cargo from ever leaving port. <more>

SchimentidotMissing gene may drive more than a quarter of breast cancers
- August 14, 2012
A new study shows that the lack of a certain gene occurs in almost 28 percent of human breast cancers, playing a role in some 60,000 breast cancer cases in the United States and 383,000 worldwide this year. <more>


dogdotWhat dogs tell us
- August 13, 2012
Dean Kotlikoff and Dr. Adam Boyko discuss how dogs are helping to unlock the mysteries of disease and what it means for you and your animals. <more>


HeartdotStem cells create new heart cells in baby mice, but not in adults, study shows
- August 6, 2012
A recently published paper in PNAS explores a decades-old controversy. <more>


DogdotMaking wellness a possibility
- August 6, 2012
Veterinary wellness clinics make it possible for more people in Syracuse to care for their pets. <more>


CoverdotSummer magazine shares student stories
- August 1, 2012
Please enjoy the most recent issue of 'Scopes, the College's magazine. <more>


fdotNew knee revives dog's active life
- July 31, 2012
Cornell’s first total knee-replacement surgery restores young dog’s active life. <more>

cadusceusdotFaculty step forward
- July 13, 2012
Drs. Felippe and Thompson assume new leadership roles at the College. <more>


CenterdotCenter earns top recognition
- July 10, 2012
Dr. Sharon Center has been named the 2012 Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year by the Association for Women Veterinarians Foundation. <more>


CreativityExamineddotCreativity Examined!
- July 3, 2012
Successful inventors think outside the box. Inquisitive students think outside the textbook. Learn how scientists think outside of the beaker. <more>


CollegedotCollege faculty promoted
- June 19, 2012
Several members of the College's faculty were recently promoted. <more>


COEdotCornell wins five CASE awards
- June 14, 2012
The College's entry in the research, medicine and science news writing category earned bronze recognition <more>


BynoedotTo improve treatment of multiple sclerosis
- June 12, 2012
A receptor recently discovered to control the movement of immune cells across central nervous system barriers may hold the key to treating multiple sclerosis. <more>


cprdotNew guidelines for veterinary CPR
- June 7, 2012
New research provides the first evidence-based recommendations to resuscitate dogs and cats in cardiac arrest. <more>


LopezdotDo Animals Get .
- June 7, 2012
Dr. Julio Lopez, from the Class of 2008, is featured in a new video series. <more>


commencementdotSending them off
- June 5, 2012
At the University's 144th Commencement, 82 students from the College of Veterinary Medicine made the transition from student to colleague. <more>


microscopedotCaring veterinarians to work at the intersection of animal and human health
- June 1, 2012
Students from 30 veterinary colleges -- in America, Canada, and Mexico -- are participating in the 10th annual Smith-Kilborne program <more>


SterilizerdotNew equipment will help animals in need
- May 30, 2012
A new sterilizer ensures the College's and Ithaca's Shelter Outreach Services' commitment to infection control. <more>


sheltergrantdotGrants to support externships in shelters
- May 29, 2012
Cornell veterinary students may apply for grants to introduce or further their understanding of animal shelters and the issues they face, thanks to generous support from the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program and the ASPCA. <more>

IceCreamSocialdotAn ice cream salute and awards ceremony
- May 24, 2012
Students, faculty and staff from the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate program celebrated the successful completion of the academic year with ice cream and an award ceremony. <more>

mdotTicks untold
- May 22, 2012
Investigation into the prime suspects in cases of mystery fevers in horses may uncover new tick-borne diseases. <more>

mdotMike meets Minnie
- May 22, 2012
Good timing is a great matchmaker for Cornell University Hospital for Animals' newest equine companions. <more>


WarnickdotDr. Lorin Warnick named Hospital Director
- May 15, 2012
Warnick is committed to building on past successes of the hospital in ensuring quality care for patients; a quality experience for our hospital clients, and referring veterinarians; and a quality education for our veterinary students and veterinarians in internship and residency programs. <more>

fdotDr. Cynthia Leifer honored with Pfizer Award
- May 9, 2012
Dr. Cynthia Leifer has been selected to receive the Pfizer Animal Health Award for Veterinary Research Excellence for outstanding research and productivity early in her career exploring the innate immune system. <more>


StudentdotMeet Molly Yazwinski
- May 1, 2012
Molly Yazwinski’s ’12 voice gets soft, and her face lights up as she remembers Alaskan nights spent mushing in the moonlight. <more>

NSF logodotCourse helps grad students secure NSF funding
- April 26, 2012
Among the first-year graduate students enrolled in a new biological and biomedical sciences graduate course, 66 percent of those who applied for National Science Foundation fellowships won them. <more

AkeydotCollege expert discusses case of Mad Cow Disease
- April 25, 2012
Dr. Bruce Akey discusses a rare mutation that has one cow sick and a nation asking questions <more>

Dean KotlikoffdotDean Kotlikoff discusses plans for class size
- April 18, 2012
In a recent webinar, Dean Kotlikoff shares his thoughts and plans for the College’s class size. Watch it now. <more>

fdotFlag flown over Afghanistan in honor of CUHA goes on display
- April 12, 2012
A special American flag now adorns Cornell University Hospital for Animals’ waiting room. <more>


DogdotCornell Healthy Pet Clinic is Brooklyn-bound
- April 11, 2012
Faculty, students, and alumni will bring well-visit care to Brooklyn for a day-long educational and service-learning event. <more>


LogodotMaking Animal Care Accessible (podcast)
- April 10, 2012
Dean Kotlikoff invites people to participate in Pedal for Pets, a bike ride that supports the Patient Assistance Fund at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. (Click the link for April 10 broadcast.) <more

AnnHarrisdotThe Power of the Annual Fund
- April 6, 2012
While it is true that a dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to, there are still ways to make every dollar count. <more>


mitdotFirst discovery of cells expelling mitochondria uncovers newfound survival tactic
- April 6, 2012
Discovery could reveal a cell-survival strategy to escape the toxic effects of damaged mitochondria. <more>

Ben MarchdotFrom companion to career
- April 4, 2012
Ben March works hand-in-hand with the clinicians at Cornell, describing Trigger, his Golden, as the best textbook he could have. <more>


TudotAll things veterinary
- April 4, 2012
Andrea Y. Tu's focus is scalpel sharp. <more>



Frank KodotGraduate student presents work at conference, thanks to travel grant
- April 1, 2012
Frank Ko played soccer in high school. Like everyone, now and then, he suffered an injury. Perhaps different from most, though, Ko transformed these injuries into learning opportunities. <more>


BoykodotTracking ancient dog populations in Africa
- April 1, 2012
Dr. Adam Boyko and his brother have traveled the globe to improve our understanding of where dogs came from. <more>


Fox imagedotDr. Francis Fox … another year older
- March 16, 2012
Friends and family helped Dr. Francis H. Fox celebrate his 89th birthday. <more>

Kornreich imagedotNew Associate Director at the Feline Health Center
- March 13, 2012
Dr. Bruce Kornreich joins the Feline Health Center with a mission to pursue his dedication to teaching and service. <more>

Carter imagedotLife lessons and lab benches
- March 13, 2012
Chavez Carter is contemplating a career in industrial research and development, with aspirations to develop life-saving drugs that will help those suffering from asthma and other conditions caused by inflamed airways.<more>

Scopes February 2012dotWorldwide collaborations inspire discovery
- March 12, 2012
The latest issue of the College’s magazine, ’Scopes, highlights discoveries made with the help of partners near and far. <more>


gdotPoisoned and burned puppy recovers with skin flap surgery and honey
- March 8, 2012
Surgeons at Cornell University Hospital for Animals help heal puppy's skin with special surgery and novel treatment technique. <more>

Gabby WilddotHigh fashion to rare species' rescue
- March 6, 2012
Vet College student Gabby Wagner '11 isn't waiting until graduation to make a difference. <more>


Open HousedotOpen House 2012
- February 29, 2012
The students, faculty, and staff of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you, your family and friends to our 46th annual Open House.<more>


fdotResearchers discover what cancer cells need to travel
- February 20, 2012
Cornell research has found a possible way to stop potentially invasive cancer cells from ever hitting the road.<more>

cadusceusdotFirst-in-kind public-private partnership creates state-of-the-art learning experience for practicing veterinarians
- February 20, 2012
Cornell partners with Texas A&M and Pfizer to offer veterinarians web-based educational products. <more>


dietertdotConnecting environmental exposures to our health
- February 17, 2012
Dr. Rodney Dietert will offer an open lecture as part of the upcoming National Institute of Environmental Health Science's Partnership in Public Health. <more>


dogsdotAnimals and Medicine
- February 13, 2012
Explore veterinary medicine through “Animals and Medicine,” a 4-H program taught by College of Veterinary Medicine students. <more>


catdotFeline Follies 2012: cat show and education event
- February 12, 2012
The Feline Club presents Feline Follies 2012, the annual cat show and education event open to the entire community on Saturday, February 25th, 1-5pm. <more>


hdotCanine cancer-survivor treated at Cornell continues champion career
- February 2, 2012
Garnering top honors in his field despite battling two deadly canine cancers, a Cornell family’s dog becomes an emblem of hope for patients and pet-owners facing terminal illness. <more>


pedal for PetsdotPedal for Pets Rides Again: April 28, 2012
- February 1, 2012
Cornell student association raises money for animals in our community who might not have access to medical care otherwise. Please join them! <more>


BoykodotProfessor featured in February 2012 issue of National Geographic
- February 1, 2012
Dr. Adam Boyko explains the Forever Dog. <more>



buildingdotNation's top-ranked veterinary college approved for expansion
- January 27, 2012
Renovations will sustain a 10% increase in class size and set the stage for an additional 20% increase. <more>



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