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University to Host NSF Conference Friday and Saturday

COLLEGE STATION – October 14, 2005 – Sixty-seven teachers, graduate students, and directors from six states and ten National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 programs will attend the first Southwest Regional NSF GK-12 Conference on October 21 and 22, 2005 held at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. NSF GK-12 […]

Daniel Posey

Veterinary Professor Receives Montague Center Teaching Excellence Award

COLLEGE STATION – October 11, 2005 – Daniel Posey, a veterinarian and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, was named a Montague Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar. Posey received a $5,000 grant to research and develop innovative teaching […]

Dr. R. Bruce Simpson

Distinguished Teaching Awards Presented to Veterinary Professors

COLLEGE STATION – September 30, 2005 – Drs. Mark Johnson and R. Bruce Simpson, both veterinarians and professors at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, were presented The Association of Former Students College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching for 2005. Each received a cash gift and framed certificate. According to fourth […]

Dog Virus

COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 27, 2005 – A new strain of flu-type virus has been proven to pass from horses to dogs, a rarity in the animal world – and it’s been detected in Texas . While it’s not uncommon for a flu-type virus to hop from one animal to another, such as several horses becoming […]

Staff Award 2005

2005 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Award Recipients

COLLEGE STATION – September 12, 2005 – The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, recently recognized their 2005 Staff Award recipients for the contributions they have made toward to the success of the college this past year. Recipients Dan Cary, Education Communication Resources; Gloria Craft, Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology; Diane Green, […]

Executive Council

Executive Council Addresses Veterinary Leadership Development at Texas A&M

On June 22-23, 2005, top leaders of the veterinary medical profession met at Texas A&M University for a two day summit. This historic meeting brought together for the first time, executive leaders from all segments of the veterinary medical profession to discuss the critical need for development of future leaders in the veterinary medical profession. […]

Stephen Safe

Safe Travel

COLLEGE STATION, Aug. 18, 2005 – If you’re a world-class researcher, you’re wanted all over the world. That pretty much describes Stephen Safe, who holds the rank of “Distinguished Professor” at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and in the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in the Health Science Center. Talk […]

Small Animal Zoological Medicine Service at Texas A&M Offers Comprehensive Care for Exotic Pets

COLLEGE STATION – August 9, 2005- A new and improved Small Animal Zoological Medicine Service, under the direction of Dr. David Phalen and Dr. Jean Paré, is now available at the Small Animal Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. The service offers comprehensive care to a wide range of […]

Dr. Leon Russell

Texas A&M Professor Is First American Elected WVA President

COLLEGE STATION – August 2, 2005 – Dr. Leon Russell, a professor at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, became the first American elected president of the World Veterinary Association (WVA) during the 28th World Veterinary Congress held in Minneapolis, MN, July 16-20. Over the next three years, Russell, whose candidacy […]

Researchers Discover New Chromosome Evolution Pattern

COLLEGE STATION, July 22, 2005 – Breakages in chromosomes in mammalian evolution have occurred at preferred rather than random sites as long thought, and many of the sites are involved in human cancers, an international team of 25 scientists has discovered. The researchers, reporting in the July 22 issue of the journal Science, also found […]