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Local grade schoolers explore the world of veterinary medicine

robersonDr. Mark Roberson, professor of physiology and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences (pictured at right), hosted kindergarden through second grade students from the Dryden Central School Casavant Elementary School at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Students spent time with Dr. Linda Mizer, who conducted a show and tell with models of animal skeletons, and also with three veterinary students who shared why they chose the veterinary profession and their career aspirations within the field. Emily Bold, of Honesdale, PA; Ellen Haynes of Batavia, IL; and Kevin Render, of Buffalo, NY also shared their favorite animals: a raccoon for Ellen, a horse for Emily, and a tiger for Kevin.



Kevin Dr. Mizer