Arizona's students will soon have more choices when it comes to pursuing a career in veterinary medicine while minimizing educational debt. University of Arizona and UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty are planning a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program (link: http://vmsp.cals.arizona.edu/), slated to open in August 2016. Applications for the 2016-17 academic year will be accepted once the university receives a Letter of Reasonable Assurance of Accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Officials for the University of Arizona Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program announced today they will be teaming up with The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter to offer fourth-year veterinary students clinical training in the area of feline medicine.
An adult male jaguar and an adult male ocelot have been photographed in two separate Southern Arizona mountain ranges by automated wildlife monitoring cameras. The images were collected as part of the Jaguar Survey and Monitoring Project led by the University of Arizona. Both animals appear to be in good health.
Sen. Steve Pierce (R-Prescott) stood up on the Senate floor last week and attempted to get $4.2 million for the University of Arizona to start a veterinary program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Shortly after he finished talking, the nay votes overwhelmed the yeas, and the amendment was voted down.
The University of Arizona has established a new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will bring together teaching, research and extension resources from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to focus on animal health, growth, nutrition and disease, and human health challenges facing Arizona and the global community.
The UA Faculty Senate approved the creation of the new school on March 4, and it was formally dedicated during a ceremony last week.
Food, clean water and energy – our planet is challenged to meet these basic needs, especially in the harshest environments.
To help solve these global problems, faculty members from the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are teaming up with partners at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, or KAUST, on the Red Sea Coast, north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The faculty of the University of Arizona's department of animal sciences and department of veterinary science and microbiology have unanimously voted in favor of the creation of a School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences.
2015 was another newsworthy year here in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Let's take a look back at the 10 stories last year that created the most buzz.
Soybeans Bred With Lower Allergen Content
A new type of soybean with low allergen content and better nutritional properties has been conventionally bred by scientists from the Universities of Arizona and Illinois.
Some say the world will end in fire. Some say ice. Some say coordinated kamikaze attacks on the power grid by squirrels.
At least, some have been saying that to me, when they find out I've spent the summer keeping track of power outages caused by squirrels.
Established in 1973 at the University of Arizona, the Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) is world renowned for its curriculum on the pari-mutuel racing and equine bloodstock industries. Program graduates - including two Kentucky Derby winning trainers - represent many of the "who's who" in racing today. The educational reach goes beyond campus.