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

Reviewing data for malaria test

Malaria’s spit solution: New grant will aid development of diagnostic test

Oct 8th, 2019

A new $1.29 million grant from the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund will support Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan’s work to develop a novel saliva-based malaria diagnostic test.

Doctoral student Alicer Andrew and others remove malaria parasites from deep freeze storage.

UF scientists: Gut microbe finding in mice may help protect pregnant women from malaria

Aug 28th, 2019

UF scientists report that gut microbes living inside the intestines of pregnant mice may provide a key to assessing pregnancy risk, and even outcomes, in human populations.

Cracked cell phone

Thin, silver nanowires may hold key to flexible and safe touchscreens

Jul 10th, 2019

UF researchers are part of a team of scientists that found an unexpected ability of cells to bend metal determines the safety of a material being used in next-generation touchscreens.

Dr. Tom Vickroy

Search committee formed for new UF College of Veterinary Medicine dean

Jun 6th, 2019

Administrators at the University of Florida have announced the start of a national search for the next dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

Professor emeritus of food animal medicine, Dr. Ken Braun, passes away

Professor emeritus of food animal medicine, Dr. Ken Braun, passes away

Jun 6th, 2019

Dr. Ken Braun, a professor emeritus, bovine specialist and former administrator at the college, died May 17.

2019 Distinguished Award winners

College’s 2019 Distinguished Award winners named

May 29th, 2019

Alumni focusing on areas ranging from infectious diseases and manatee health to equine medicine and small animal neurological disease have received the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2019 […]

Dr. Larry Garcia and Brandi Phillips beside new vehicle.

Bring it on: UF VETS team rolls out new 44-foot disaster response vehicle

May 8th, 2019

The UF VETS disaster response team has a new vehicle, thanks to a grant from the Banfield Foundation and PetSmart Charities.

Dr. Plummer examines dog during ACVO event.

Nearly 70 dogs participate in national service dog eye event

May 6th, 2019

Nearly 70 dogs get free eye and heart screening exams at UF's Small Animal Hospital on May 3.