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A proposed regional veterinary program between South Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine was approved by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem in late March.

Gustavo Lopez
Issue: Fall 2018

Gustavo Lopez, DVM, PhD student, was recently selected as the recipient of the Carlos Pijoan Graduate Student Fellowship in Swine Medicine for the 2018–19 school year.

Alyssa Betlach, '18 DVM
Issue: Fall 2018

Alyssa Betlach, ’18 DVM, is a graduate student in the Veterinary Medicine program and was recently named the first Dr. Bob Morrison Legacy Fund recipient for the 2018–19 school year. 

Cows in a field
Issue: Fall 2018

Exploring the full landscape of veterinary medicine 

Potbellied pig illustration
Issue: Fall 2018

A surge in potbellied pig and hog patients at the Large Animal Hospital suggests an increase in popularity among these porcine pets.

Zhen Yang

The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Foundation recently awarded Zhen Yang, class of 2019, a $2,500 scholarship sponsored by Elanco Animal Health.

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