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t h e u n i v e r s i t y o f g e o r g i A college of veterinAry Medicine

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t h e u n i v e r s i t y o f g e o r g i A
college of veterinAry Medicine
2008-2009 AnnuAl rePort to donors
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Dear Alumni and Friends,
On behalf of the College of Veterinary Medicine, I am proud to present a sum-
mary of our activities over fiscal year 2009. The College and University have faced
unprecedented challenges over the past year as a result of the economic down-
turn that no doubt has affected many of you as well. I am continually inspired by
how the entire CVM community -- students, staff, and faculty -- have pulled together
to fulfill all of our missions, despite the hardships many are facing in their personal
and professional lives.
The class of 2009 entered varied careers, with more than 28-percent of our new
graduates going into large or mixed animal medicine. As we have seen nation-
ally, more than 35-percent of our graduates chose to go on for advanced study;
five of those graduates chose to study pathology, laboratory animal medicine
and public health, all of which are areas that currently face a severe shortage of
veterinarians. Two graduates entered the U.S. Armed Forces to serve our profes-
sion and our country. We will continue to encourage our students to pursue these


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


Collections: Biotechnology