News Releases

Puppy being heldThe office of public relations provides a media contact for information about the college, its programs and its activities. In addition to preparing news releases for the Associated Press and various trade publications, the office provides information for a variety of college brochures and newsletters. The office also on occasion posts information of value to the general public and to veterinarians, including but not limited to our UF veterinary alumni.

Recent Posts

Skills Laboratory building addition received the top overall state award in the education category of the Florida Chapter of the Design-Build Institute's annual awards competition.

Clinical Skills Lab addition wins statewide building group award

Nov 2nd, 2017

The project received the top overall state award in the education category of a statewide design-build group competition.

College plays key role in Hurricane Irma relief

Sep 28th, 2017

The college rallied to provide assistance to pet owners, veterinarians and animals of many species throughout the state after Hurricane Irma.

Dr. Jenna Rooks prepares to administer the canine flu vaccine to a dog belonging to a UF veterinary medical student during a clinic held on June 22 at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

UF plays key role in managing new dog flu emergence

Jul 13th, 2017

UF has played a major role in managing the emergence of a highly contagious strain of dog flu.

Bradybaena similaris, a type of snail that harbors the dangerous rat lungworm parasite. (Courtesy of Florida Museum of Natural History)

Potentially lethal rat lungworm parasite found throughout Florida

Jun 28th, 2017

UF researchers report finding the potentially lethal rat lungworm parasite throughout Florida.

College receives 2017 Excellence in Communications Award from national group

Jun 14th, 2017

A multifaceted effort at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine to boost the school’s national reputation has earned its communications team the 2017 Communications Excellence Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, or AAVMC.

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free eye screenings to service animals May 12

Mar 13th, 2017

The event is sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and StokesRx.

Veterinary Academic Building

College approved for new academic department

Feb 10th, 2017

The college will soon be forming a new academic department, representing a key organizational shift.

Videos relay story of UFCVM

Jan 31st, 2017

Learn more about the veterinary medical profession and our college in these videos.

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan

CVM faculty member has key role in $10M center focusing on Zika

Jan 13th, 2017

Four state universities are involved in new $10M center focusing on Zika and other diseases. A UFCVM faculty member is lead investigator.

UF veterinary college faculty member honored by national shelter group

UF veterinary college faculty member honored by national shelter group

Dec 1st, 2016

Dr. Julie Levy recently received an award from a national shelter group.