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    Conner publishes in Journal of Veterinary Medical Education , article

    Stacey A. Fox-Alvarez, Laura D. Hostnik, Bobbi Conner, and J.S. Watson have published "Development of a Formative Assessment Rubric for Peer Evaluation of Teaching (FARPET) and Pilot Use in Veterinary Online Teaching" in the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.

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    The Animal Physiology and Reproduction Building at the Veterinary College.
    New cows at veterinary college enhance learning , article

    The cows have come home. The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine recently welcomed several new residents—residents of the bovine variety. The college is now home to 21 dairy cows who will aid in the education of veterinary students.

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    Fourth-year students on their shelter medicine rotation at the Mountain View Humane Spay/Neuter Clinic.
    Veterinary college students help provide safe, affordable spay/neuter services to help end pet overpopulation in Southwest Virginia , article

    There is an intense focus, but also cheerfulness, amid the whir and hum in the operating room at the back of Mountain View Humane Spay/Neuter Clinic in Christiansburg, Virginia. Dogs and cats have been brought by clients, by shelters, and by the regional Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, performed by Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine students under the supervision of faculty.

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    Dog laying down for a treat.
    New animal behavior course helps students discern what dogs tell us without words , article

    Buechner-Maxwell, a professor and specialist in large animal internal medicine at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and also certified in shelter medicine, and Erica Feuerbacher, associate professor of animal science and welfare in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), together coordinate the new Companion Animal Behavior and Socialization course.

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    Principal investigator Ragan and co-investigator Rist awarded USDA grant , article

    A new, two-year USDA/NIFA grant has been awarded to principal investigator Valerie Ragan and co-investigator Cassidy Rist to continue the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine's effort to enable other colleges of veterinary medicine to offer public practice courses, to offer competitive travel stipends to U.S. veterinary students, and to assist veterinarians to transition into public practice careers.