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UA applies to launch a veterinary program
April 15, 2019Students interested in veterinary medicine may soon have the opportunity to study at the University of Arizona (UA). According to an online news report by the Arizona Republic, the university received support from the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). Opening an accredited veterinary medicine program at the school has been a work in progress for many years, as the UA initially asked for approval from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council’s on Education …
UA researchers get $4.8 million to develop valley fever vaccine
September 6, 2017The University of Arizona’s (UA) efforts to prevent valley fever in dogs received a boost in the way of a $4.8 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, providing the funding necessary to get the disease’s delta-CPS1 vaccine to market, according to John Galgiani, MD, director of the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence and principal investigator of the NIH grant. The …
Texas Tech, UA plans uncertain
January 31, 2017Texas Tech University has halted—at least temporarily—its proposal to establish a college of veterinary medicine. One year after unveiling an initiative to open a school in Amarillo, the Texas Tech University System in early December “placed the veterinary school on pause,” in the words of spokesman Brett Ashworth.