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  • 03/10/2009 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Receives Howard Dunne Memorial Award from the AASV

    Dr. Kent J. Schwartz was honored with the 2009 Howard Dunne Memorial Award by the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. The award, presented at the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, recognizes an AASV member who has made important contributions and provided outstanding service to the association and the swine industry.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page Gauger Receives AASV Foundation Hogg Scholarship

    Dr. GaugerDr. Phil Gauger, Ames, Iowa, was named the 2009 recipient of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation Hogg Scholarship. The scholarship was presented during the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Begins Term as President of the AASV
    Dr. Butch BakerDr. Rodney “Butch” Baker, Ames, Iowa, was installed as the 40th president of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians during the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, March 10. Dr. Baker is a senior clinician in the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Unit at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
     
  • 03/02/2009 Home Page Iowa State Researchers Receive Awards For Parkinson's Disease Study

     AMES, Iowa -- Two researchers in the Iowa Center for Advanced Neurotoxicology (ICAN) at Iowa State University have received awards totaling more than $4 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The awards represent innovative approaches to funding biomedical research in Parkinson's Disease by NINDS.

  • 01/30/2009 Home Page Iowa State University Foundation Matches Battelle Challenge with Four New Academic Chairs

    AMES, Iowa -- Four new endowed faculty positions have been established at Iowa State University as part of the Battelle Challenge instituted by the State of Iowa.

  • 01/29/2009 Home Page Dr. Rodger Main Named Director of Operations for the ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

    Dr. Rodger MainAmes, IA --- A nationally recognized swine veterinarian, Dr. Rodger Main, has been named Director of Operations at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. 

  • 01/13/2009 Home Page College of Veterinary Medicine Expands Beef Extension and Production Medicine Team

    Ames, IA --- Two highly regarded leaders in beef production medicine, Drs. Grant and Reneé Dewell, have joined the Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) department at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine,
     

  • 12/19/2008 Home Page Iowa State veterinary medicine students excel in animal welfare judging and assessment

    AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University veterinary medicine students took high honors at the Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment Competition recently. ISU-UNL second-year student Jennafer Glaesemann, Fairbury, Neb., placed first in the individual competition, and Iowa State's team placed second in the veterinary college competition.

  • 12/18/2008 Home Page After 45 years of service at ISU, veterinary medicine professor says goodbye

    AMES, Iowa -- Next month, when Dr. Nani Ghoshal retires after almost a half century of teaching at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, he will leave his office for the last time.

    But through the many students he has taught, his legacy at the college will go on for many years.

    Ghoshal estimates that he has taught anatomy and other subjects to almost 5,000 students since he arrived at ISU in 1963. His students have gone on to practice veterinary medicine and other occupations in all of Iowa's 99 counties, most U.S. states and several foreign countries.

  • 10/29/2008 Home Page Iowa State University experts can discuss impact of California Prop 2

    AMES, Iowa -- The upcoming referendum on the ballot in California that, if passed, will change how livestock is confined could have a national effect on agriculture livestock operations.

    California Proposition 2 would set new standards for livestock farms, requiring all animals sufficient room to lie down, turn around and extend their legs or wings, starting in 2015. These changes would only affect animals raised in California. Strong support for the measure could encourage groups in other states to introduce similar proposals.