Webinar: E coli Update – Current perspectives on cattle, produce, and human health

On November 8th, 2011 Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) collaborated to present a webinar entitled “E coli Update – Current perspectives on cattle, produce, and human health.” The webinar (funded by USDA CSREES AFRI) was designed for academia, government, industry, and all others who are interested in learning more about the latest discoveries in E coli research in relation to cattle, produce, and human illness.

If you weren’t able to attend the webinar, the videos are now available on-line. Please visit the following link to view the individual videos from the November 8th E coli Webinar. You will also be able to download a PDF of each presenter’s slides, some have been slightly modified since the webinar: http://extension.wsu.edu/vetextension/ec/Pages/default.aspx

Once you have viewed all six videos…let the organizers know what you thought by providing your feedback: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SV2JRMJ

African American Students Are Not Applying for Minority Scholarships

Even if you do not have a college-aged child at home, please share this with someone who does, and to anyone and everyone that comes to mind. Though there are a number of companies and organizations that have donated money for scholarships to African Americans, a great deal of the money is being returned because of a lack of interest or awareness.

No one is going to knock on our doors and ask if we can use a scholarship.

Take the initiative to get your children involved! Money shouldn’t be returned to donating companies because we fail to apply for it.

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Leadership development opportunity available for recent grads, emerging leaders

Do you know a colleague with leadership potential – or are you interested in developing your leadership skills so you can take an active role in the future of the AVMA and organized veterinary medicine?

The AVMA is offering a year-long Future Leaders Program to identify and develop volunteer leaders for the AVMA and other organized veterinary groups. Open to anyone who has graduated from veterinary school within the last 15 years, this pilot program will bolster leadership and problem-solving skills related to organized veterinary medicine.

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Horseman’s Youth Day 2011

Registration is now closed!

Join us at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine for a day of education and fun!

This full day of equine-oriented activities is designed to give kids and teens, ages 8-16, a hands-on look at the anatomy, physiology, and veterinary care of horses. Participants will be grouped by age and will rotate throughout the school, visiting many different activity stations.

Planned activities include:

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