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Julian Montoya Lopez

Julian Montoya Lopez, DVM, was recently selected as the recipient of the Carlos Pijoan Graduate Student Fellowship in Swine Medicine for the 2020–21 school year.

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Earlier this year, The University of Minnesota Informatics Institutes out of the Office of the Vice President for Research announced 18 graduate fellowship recipients. Four of the 18 recipients are students in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s graduate programs.


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Funding from the Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program helps support crucial viewpoints in veterinary medicine.

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In the next three decades, the global food supply will need to feed an additional 3 billion people. Jennifer van de Ligt, PhD spent over 15 years working with the food industry before joining the University of Minnesota as Director of the Integrated Food Systems Leadership program (IFSL), making her uniquely suited to align academic research on food issues with real-world applications.

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The University of Minnesota (U of M) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) have officially announced a new Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine leading to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

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The VMC's specialty services and the College's faculty are bolstered by these new exciting additions


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Issue: Fall 2019

The swine group in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has recently positioned itself to tackle the swine industry’s greatest challenges. Get to know a few key players.

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