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Title: Profiles (Winter/Spring, 2010) v.9 (1)
Authors: Ames, Trevor: Dean
Staton, Sharon: Director of Advancement
Graves, Brian: Communications Director
Kirchoff, Sue: Editor, Writer & Designer
Howard, Fran: Writer
Minicucci, Larissa: Writer
Hum, Michelle: Communications Intern
Shawstad, Nyssa: Communications Intern
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
Series/Report no.: Profiles
Abstract: In this issue Features 4 Learning to Work Together Through GOALe Before they even set foot in a classroom, students spend time getting to know themselves and each other. 5 The New Classroom Innovative teaching techniques tap creativity and make learning fun. 9 Experiential Learning Outside the Classroom Learning by experience is a vital part of veterinary education. A service-based approach and state-agency partnership are explored. 11 VMC Director Offers Career Development Services “I’m not interested in helping students just find a job; I want them to find the right job,” says Dr. David Lee, director of the Veterinary Medical Center. 12 The Raptor Center Annual Report Major initiatives included research on lead poisoning in bald eagles, public education, and successfully raising funds to replace decades-old equipment. 16 What Makes a Horse a Horse? Drs. Jim Mickelson and Stephanie Valberg are among the authors of the first published report of the horse genome sequence. 17 University of Minnesota, Virginia Tech awarded USDA Grant to Complete Sequencing of Turkey Genome The project will lead to improvements in health, disease resistance, meat yield, and quality of turkeys, helping Minnesota’s turkey industry to continue to be successful. In every issue 14 Graduate Program News 18 Points of Pride 20 Faculty and Staff News 21 Student News 22 Advancement 23 Mark Your Calendar On the cover Fourth-year student Sean Teichner examines a patient under the supervision of Kelly Hall, assistant clinical professor. Hall teaches “How to Think Like a Doctor,” one of five Professional Development Series courses offered by the College (see page 8). Photo by Sue Kirchoff
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