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Veterinary prof a fellow of National Academy of Inventors
December 13, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor Katrina L. Mealey has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors – a prestigious group of scientists that includes 27 Nobel laureates.

July 7: Workshop explains new veterinary feed directive
June 14, 2016

chickensMONROE, Wash. – Livestock owners must acquire a veterinary feed directive (VFD) by Jan. 1 in order to give their food-producing animals health products and feeds that contain drugs deemed medically important to humans. To help producers prepare, a free Livestock Round Pen will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds longhouse, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe.

Croft part of winning team for medical libraries award
May 23, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

croft-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University emeritus faculty member and retired animal health sciences librarian Vicki Croft is part of the team that earned the 2016 Medical Library Association’s Section Project of the Year Award.

Research finds some gut bacteria resist malaria parasite
February 17, 2016

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Nicolas-VillarinoPULLMAN, Wash. – Microorganisms living in a person’s gut play a key role in how that individual may be affected by the malaria parasite, according to studies led by a Washington State University researcher.

Through May: Library features wildlife photos by vet student
February 11, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Not much is different about the two side-by-side photographs of fourth-year Washington State University veterinary student Seth Bynum. He’s seated in the back of the same Chevy Tahoe, wearing a short-sleeved shirt, shorts, sandals and long hair, holding up a hand-lettered sign with the words “Montana or Bust.”

Army Veterinary Corps chief receives top alumni award
October 19, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, received the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor, on Friday, Oct. 16.

Through December: Library showcases wild, wooly photos
October 14, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170, Washington State University.

Do animals, humans have the same types of bones, muscles?
October 13, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – The short answer is yes, said my friend Leslie Sprunger, a veterinarian and professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. But, as always, there’s a catch.

WSU lab confirms bluetongue virus killing deer, livestock
September 30, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory located in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed bluetongue virus (BTV) in 42 animals submitted from Washington and Idaho this fall.

Army veterinary chief to receive top WSU alumni award
September 14, 2015

By Brian Clark, University Communications

Poppe-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, will receive the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor.