Happenings at the CVM

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Important Dates this semester

Jan. 2
First day of DVM classes
Jan. 7
First day of UGA spring semester
Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day - campus holiday
Feb. 9-13
COE Accreditation Site Visit

Mar. 9-13
UGA spring break
May 8
Spring Commencement

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Latest News

New technology reveals hidden Salmonella

Monitoring Salmonella in the environment is critical because contaminated freshwater used to irrigate crops can transfer pathogenic bacteria to fresh produce, causing illness and even death. But University of Georgia researcher Nikki Shariat believes traditional Salmonella surveillance methods have been…

A conversation with Dr. John Corsale

Starting a new job and getting to know people is hard no matter when you do it. Add in a pandemic, and it’s downright near impossible. Dr. John Corsale has done just that—on February 1st, he jumped in as the…

UGA colleges announce South Georgia multi-institutional partnership

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine (UGA CVM) in partnership with five South Georgia universities and colleges, was recently awarded a $150,000 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Higher Education Challenge Grant. This grant will fund critical…

Dawg Tales

CVM Faculty Member to Present at TEDxUGA

Dr. K. Paige Carmichael is a professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and previously served as the College’s associate dean for academic affairs. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University, Dr. Carmichael came…

Making Opportunity from Adversity

February 2021: In January 2021, the University of Georgia celebrated 60 years of desegregation. Two students took the first step to break down barriers and pave the way for those who followed. In 1969, Drs. Hall and McKelvin became the…

CVM alums form organizations for cultural change

It is no secret that veterinary medicine is lacking diversity. Once dubbed the “whitest profession” in the United States by The Atlantic, veterinary medicine is 90% white (down from 96.5% in 2013 when the article was written) and 71% female.…