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Study Abroad Germany, 2012

Jan 24, 2013 / Student Blogs

Dr. Margarethe Hoenig; Saturday, June 9, 2012, Arrival in Hannover We are grateful to our sponsors: Dean Whiteley,University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine; Boehringer-Ingelheim; Nestle Purina Company Most of us arrived at a very similar time at the Hannover airport. Zach and Elizabeth, 2 of the 3 students who attended the program from UGA,...

Marvet Trip, Mexico, 2012

Sep 18, 2012 / Student Blogs

To say that this was an amazing experience is a complete understatement.  I registered for Marvet Mexico, thinking that I would not be chosen.  When I was chosen, I attended, thinking that it would be a nice diversion since I do not plan to work with marine mammals (although I greatly appreciate them).  Since growing...

Wildlifevets.com, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 2012

Sep 18, 2012 / Student Blogs

Wildlifevets.com’s Introduction to Wildlife Medicine was a phenomenal, once in a lifetime experience.  Located in Mpumalanga near Kruger National Park, our accommodations boasted comfortable, spacious rooms, attentive staff, wildlife just outside your window, and spectacular sunsets.  Following my late Sunday afternoon arrival, one could say we hit the ground running.  Thirty minutes later, we had...

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Jul 24, 2012 / Student Blogs

May 19, 2012: Kaitlyn Zebold Today was the first day of our trip and was a very busy travel day. A group of us flew out of Chicago. Others came from New York, Colorado, and California, but we all met up in San Jose together. We were picked up from the airport by VIDA staff...

Lloyd Studies Abroad in Grand Cayman

Jun 13, 2012 / Student Blogs

Marvet’s 2012 Grand Cayman workshop was a fantastic two week summer course encompassing aquatic animal and tropical conservation medicine. Experts in the field conducted morning lectures ranging from coral reef health to water quality to physical exams and anesthesia procedures on marine invertebrates, teleosts, elasmobranchs, sea turtles, and marine mammals. Afternoons were packed full of...