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UW–Madison establishes free, campus-wide COVID-19 testing to support campus reopening

July 17, 2020

Two campus labs are coming together again in support of efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease.

Forming genitals in boys requires complex dance between genes and hormones

June 25, 2020

The research helps us understand how genes and hormones interact to develop male reproductive systems, a step toward researching why disorders in these organs have become more common and how we might prevent them.

UW–Madison responds to employee diagnosed with COVID-19

March 13, 2020

University officials are cooperating fully with Public Health Madison & Dane County and other public health officials regarding a university employee who works in the School of Veterinary Medicine building who was diagnosed with novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

Growth continues for veterinary clinic supporting homeless and low-income pet owners

February 28, 2020

The clinic has relocated to a larger facility and added surgical and dentistry procedures to their roster of veterinary medical services and an x-ray unit and in-house laboratory testing. A grant will allow the hiring of additional staff, support low- to no-cost veterinary care for Dane County pets, and facilitate additional training and education of School of Veterinary Medicine students.

‘Lucky Dog’ Scout and UW School of Veterinary Medicine star in WeatherTech Super Bowl commercial

January 28, 2020

As Super Bowl LIV airs Sunday, Feb. 2, Scout will appear alongside members of the school's faculty and staff who have been part of the 7-year-old golden retriever’s cancer treatment journey.

Scout, UW star in Super Bowl ad

January 28, 2020

When clinicians at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine began caring for Scout in July 2019, they had no idea they would soon inspire, and appear in, a Super Bowl commercial. But they had a canine star on their hands, and a very appreciative client. Here is the finished ad.

Scout’s story: UW veterinary medicine featured in Super Bowl commercial

January 28, 2020

The story of the care "Lucky Dog" Scout is receiving from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is told here by David MacNeil and the veterinary team. Video by UW–Madison.

WARF provides $15 million gift for School of Veterinary Medicine building project

October 10, 2019

Design for the building project has begun and construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021, with projected completion of the addition in 2023 and renovations to the existing building in 2024.

Standing CT for horses, developed at UW–Madison, fills longstanding need in veterinary medicine

September 26, 2019

UW-Madison scientists have introduced a standing helical computed tomography (CT) scanner named Equina that fills a longstanding, unmet need in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions facing horses and other large animals.

New director of UW CIPE focuses on health-care collaboration

August 8, 2019

He says CIPE’s focus on team-based learning and practice will provide UW–Madison health sciences students purposefully-designed interprofessional learning and socialization, both of which will better prepare them for team-based practice.

UW Changes Lives: School of Veterinary Medicine has big impact in Wisconsin

April 23, 2019

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine has trained more than 50 percent of the veterinarians practicing in the state of Wisconsin, with more than 1,200 spread all over the state.

UW Changes Lives: Veterinary Medicine keeps state’s dairy cows — and workers — healthy

April 12, 2019

The School of Veterinary Medicine is at the forefront of developing medical care to keep dairy cows healthy in the first place and treat them when they’re sick.

UW Changes Lives: Let your phone do the farming

April 2, 2019

UW-Madison have developed agricultural apps that record and process data in the barn or on the tractor. The apps help farmers make diagnoses and decisions on the fly.

Human respiratory viruses continue to spread in wild chimpanzees

January 18, 2019

Less than two years after the first report of wild chimpanzees in Uganda dying as a result of a human “common cold” virus, a new study has identified two other respiratory viruses of human origin in chimpanzee groups in the same forest.

Wholly devoted: VetMed programs supports pets, empowers people

November 30, 2018

WisCARES was launched in 2014 to provide veterinary medical care, housing support and advocacy, and other social services to Dane County pet owners who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Cellular communication system in mice helps control female fertility

August 2, 2018

UW-Madison researchers have discovered that two genes work together to construct a cellular communication system in the ovaries of mice to maintain healthy eggs.