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Illustration of Black Live Matter protesters

The murder of George Floyd and ensuing protests and riots have affected all of us, but particularly people of color within our community and those that were already displaced or otherwise experiencing systemic oppression.

Lynn Hovda wears a red shirt while crossing her arms and leaning against a wall. She is blonde and smiling.

Lynn Hovda, ’85 DVM, ’83 BS, DACVIM, is dedicated to animal and human health, and to research excellence.

From left to right: Gerald Ramsdell, Zach Bradley, and Joanne Ramsdell at Scholarship Reception in 2019

Despite unusual circumstances, the CVM still celebrates scholarships all April-long


An illustration of Aric Frantz against a background of scientific equipment

Aric Frantz, ’14 DVM, ’13 PhD, shares insights on landing a career developing medicine in the private sector

Sunil Kumar Mor with a penguin

Sunil Kumar Mor is forging new collaborations in an extreme setting to pursue novel advancements in molecular research.

Ames and Scheftel

Former Dean Trevor Ames, DVM, MS, DACVIM, was named Veterinarian of the Year and Veterinary Population Medicine professor. Tim Goldsmith, DVM, MPH, took home Faculty of the Year honors at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association. A number of CVM alumni also received recognition.

Sample with puppies she delivered during an emergency C section in the middle of the night

There’s a story Kayla Sample, ’18 DVM, likes to tell from her undergraduate years that exemplifies the power of community veterinary medicine. Sample was volunteering with a student-run free veterinary clinic when she met a homeless woman, “Dee,” and Dee’s dog Buddy.

Lisa Hubinger smiles at the camera for her professional headshot. She is wearing a blue jean jacket and a black and white striped shirt.

The College celebrates the many years of commitment Lisa Hubinger has shown to our graduate students and graduate alumni

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