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

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan

$3.2 Million grant funds development of new malaria vaccine

Apr 2nd, 2018

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund has awarded UF and partners in the United States and Japan $3.2 million to advance a promising vaccine to prevent transmission of malaria.

Dog hit by golf cart defeats death three times after treatment at UF

Mar 20th, 2018

A young dachshund named Rupert, run over by a golf cart in Ocala on Feb. 19, is now living a charmed life after being resuscitated three times by UF veterinarians.

ECT performed on two sea turtles

UF veterinarians perform groundbreaking electrochemotherapy on two Florida sea turtles

Feb 28th, 2018

Two UF veterinarians recently performed groundbreaking electrochemotherapy treatment on two sea turtles in Key West.

Dr. Margo Macpherson

UF professor installed as president of national equine group

Jan 8th, 2018

A professor of reproduction at the UFCVM has been installed as the new president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Dr. Angie Bauck

Graduate student lands fellowship in equine studies

Jan 8th, 2018

A UFCVM graduate student has received a fellowship in equine studies from a key national group.

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.