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

Gerald Ford

Saving Neo: UF veterinarians beat odds, revive dog on Christmas Day

Jan 28th, 2020

By Sarah Carey Moments after a young French bulldog named Neo arrived at UF’s Small Animal Hospital early Christmas morning, bleeding heavily with severe trauma wounds, his heart gave out. […]

Danielle Ammeson, Royal and Dr. Morton

Dressage champion horse beats odds, is back in the show ring

Dec 18th, 2019

By Sarah Carey Thanks to a village of committed equine professionals — including University of Florida veterinarians and owners who refused to give up on him — a 9-year-old American […]

UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

Dec 9th, 2019

Dr. Dana Zimmel, a UFCVM alumna and longtime administrator, will lead the college.

Sulcata tortoise

Stray sulcata tortoise gets new home for the holidays

Dec 5th, 2019

The 40-pound tortoise was found wandering loose in High Springs. UF veterinarians were unable to locate her original owner, but one of their own took her in.

Fall 2019 Cover

Fall 2019 Florida Veterinarian Magazine

Oct 25th, 2019

The latest issue of the college's magazine, Florida Veterinarian, is now online.

Canine melioidosis

UF researchers develop first-ever protocol for treating rare infection in dogs

Oct 25th, 2019

A UF graduate student helped develop a protocol to successfully treat a dog in Thailand with a rare disease.

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.

Vulpe and Arndt

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.