Students

Join Us for Oscar W. Schalm Lectureship, Oct. 8th, 12 pm

October 05, 2018
Please join us for the Oscar W. Schalm Lectureship featuring Dr. James A. Roth. He will present: “Response to an Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the U.S.” 12:00 p.m., Monday, October 8 1020 Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Harnessing Hope and Healing

August 29, 2018
For more than 50 years, Michael Muir (yes, the great-grandson of conservationist John Muir) has been breeding horses with the help of the UC Davis veterinary hospital’s Equine Field Service and Equine Reproduction Service. His unique breed of the Stonewall Sporthorse wins national and international competitions--as well as the hearts of those who find a new lease on life from the therapy they provide.

Welcome Class of 2022

August 20, 2018
Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s event lawn last Friday evening to celebrate and welcome 150 new veterinary students during the annual White Coat Ceremony.

Jockeying Through Med School, Peterson To Ride First Mount At Del Mar

August 03, 2018
Farrin Peterson, 26, from Roseville in Northern California, is an honors student in her fourth year of studies at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She's also named to ride Chocolate Goddess for trainer Aggie Ordonez in Friday's second race at Del Mar.

Summer Programs Prepare Future Veterinarians

July 20, 2018
While part of UC Davis seems to operate at a slower pace in the summer, the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is buzzing with activity as we host six different pre-veterinary programs for elementary to college students. This outreach is designed to show younger kids what being a veterinarian is like and to prepare older students for careers in veterinary medicine and research.

Dean Lairmore’s State of the School 2018

June 01, 2018

In his annual State of the School address on May 25th, Dean Michael Lairmore congratulated the school’s community in achieving the top spot among veterinary schools in the world by QS World University Rankings for the fourth year running.

Congratulations to Our New Phi Zeta Society Members!

May 08, 2018

At an induction ceremony held May 1st, the prestigious Society of Phi Zeta, Lambda Chapter, welcomed 35 new members (20 seniors/15 juniors). Phi Zeta is the honor society of veterinary medicine which recognizes the scholastic achievement of junior and senior students and recent veterinary graduates. The society’s objective is to recognize and promote scholarship and research in matters pertaining to the welfare and diseases of animals.

Evening of Gratitude 2018

April 19, 2018

The school held its annual Evening of Gratitude dinner on April 18th, a special occasion that brings together scholarship donors and student recipients to celebrate the power of philanthropy. Students received $6.7 million in total support from scholarships and grants this year, thanks to the generosity of individual, association and corporate donors who make these new and continuing awards possible.

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Partners with Athletics to Form New Intercollegiate Equestrian Team

April 13, 2018

Considered an emerging sport by the NCAA, the UC Davis equestrian team will compete nationally against other large public schools like Fresno State, Georgia, and Texas A&M. A unique aspect of the equestrian team will be its partnership with the School of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – both regarded as world-leaders in teaching and research in their respective fields.

UC Davis’ Veterinary Science Ranked Top in World for 4th Consecutive Year

February 28, 2018

UC Davis held onto its top spot in veterinary sciences in the latest QS World University Rankings released today. As the inaugural No. 1 university in Veterinary Science, UC Davis is renowned for applying a “One Health” approach to addressing critical health concerns on a local and global scale.