SVM News

LSU Veterinary School welcomes its 42nd class

The students in the Class of 2018 began their professional veterinary journey with the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine on August 15 when they started orientation. On August 20, they received their blue lab coats and took the professional oath of conduct.

LSU Veterinary School students will make Homes for Hounds, Saturday, August 23

On Saturday, August 23 from 1 to 5 p.m., teams of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU SVM) faculty, staff and students will assemble and paint dog houses to be donate to Yelp!, a nonprofit animal welfare organization. This is the second year in a row that LSU SVM has hosted this event.

Five veterinary school staff members receive awards

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine presented awards to five staff members on July 16. Lisa Roundtree, veterinary technician with the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s dermatology service, was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award.  This award recognizes an employee from all SVM staff categories who exhibits superior work habits and who gives extra contributions to the School. Roundtree was commended for her 24 years of service to the LSU SVM, her willingness to help others and for consistently going well beyond the job description.

Twenty-four students spent their summer conducting research as part of the Veterinary Summer Scholars Program

Twenty-four students were selected to participate in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU SVM) Summer Scholars Program, an introduction to biomedical research through research-driven activities. The 2014 Summer Scholars Program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Merial Veterinary Scholar Program, the Morris Animal Foundation, the Kenneth F. Burns Trust, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, Zoetis and the LSU SVM.

Events

Monday, September 1, 2014

All Day Labor Day Holiday

Sunday, September 21, 2014

All Day LAAVP Meeting

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day

Thursday, September 25, 2014

All Day Southwest Veterinary Symposium, September 25-28

Thursday, October 2, 2014

All Day Fall Holiday for Years I, II and III, October 2-3

Saturday, October 11, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ultrasound Workshop, October 11-12, 2014