Happenings at the CVM

There is always a lot going on here

At the CVM, we’re making news, hosting events, and telling the world about the great things we do here every day. If you have a media inquiry or a question about a story, please contact our communications team.

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

Georgia Bio names two College of Veterinary Medicine units as annual Helix Award winners

Two College of Veterinary Medicine units were recently honored at Georgia Bio’s Golden Helix Awards and Annual Gala in Atlanta. The Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC) was awarded a Community Award and the Center for Vaccines and Immunology (CVI)…

CVM students help older pet owners in partnership with Meals on Wheels

In a new partnership with the Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA), UGA Vet Med students deliver veterinary care directly to the doors of Athens’ older adults. Check out these stories to see how these groups deliver more than a meal.…

Pathology students and faculty recognized in interdisciplinary ceremonies

The Department of Pathology celebrated a successful year’s end. Seven students and faculty were presented awards at three recent annual meetings. The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology’s (ASVCP) concurrent annual meeting…

Dawg Tales

Making Opportunity from Adversity

The College of Veterinary Medicine accepted its first black students in 1969. Esco Hall, Jr. and Henry McKelvin were already acquainted, as they had completed their undergraduate degrees together at what is now Fort Valley University. Hailing from small towns…

A Poultry Powerhouse

College Station Road is a major thoroughfare in Athens, GA. It’s a wide road that runs from the main University of Georgia campus to the more residential east side of town. Driving along in a haze at the start or…

Vet students become teachers after the bell

Beginning in 2017, Purdue University has offered the This Is How We “Role” grant to colleges and schools of veterinary medicine around the country. The grant allows for the delivery of a 12-week curriculum of classes designed by Purdue to…