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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

Aesculapian Archives

Latest News

CVM-affiliated teaching assistants recognized for pedagogic contributions

The UGA Center for Teaching and Learning recognizes graduate students annually for their significant contributions to instruction at the university. This year, three College of Veterinary Medicine teaching assistants were recognized for their contributions to the university. Ahmed Hikal and…

UGA CVM researchers identify new compounds to combat multi-drug antibiotic resistance

A team of researchers led by Stephen Trent, professor of infectious diseases and UGA Foundation Distinguished Professor recently identified five compounds capable of boosting the effects of common last-resort antibiotics against treatment-resistant, Gram-negative bacteria. These compounds were also successful in…

Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory director retiring, interim director appointed

After 15 years of service, Dr. Jeremiah (Jerry) Saliki will be retiring from UGA May 1st, 2020. Dr. Saliki has been the director of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (AVDL) since 2007 and at the University of Georgia as a…

Dawg Tales

Two Million Lives Touched

Jamie Phillips is a senior scientific affairs manager for Roche Diagnostics Corporation. In her everyday role, her focus is on Roche’s solution to point-of-care microbial tests for influenza A and B, respiratory syncytial virus, and strep A—for which she acts…

Jet Schwalbe

While his family was abroad, Jet suddenly lost feeling in and use of his rear legs due to an intervertebral disc herniation. As this condition is common in dachshunds, UGA clinicians jumped into action and performed a surgery to address…

Staying the Course in the Face of Chaos

It has been a little under a month since COVID-19 was first recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Around the world, people from all walks of life have been asked to adapt to a new lifestyle—one of…