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Eric Haaksma– Boehringer Ingelheim NVSS Welcome Video

Andy McCabe — AAVMC NVSS Welcome Video

Dean Dan Grooms

Iowa State University Land Acknowledgement

We would like to begin this event with a land acknowledgment. Iowa State University is located on the ancestral lands and territory of the Baxoje, or Ioway Nation. The United States obtained the land from the Meskwaki and Sauk nations in the Treaty of 1842. We wish to recognize our obligations to this land and to the people who took care of it, as well as to the 17,000 Native people who live in Iowa today.

We encourage you to fully participate on social media

Please feel free to share this meeting experience and use the hashtag #NVSS2021. Also, we have a few activities planned for networking and getting to know fellow attendees virtually. Join us for trivia on August 4th and 5th.

Cache’s original life plan was to go to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, where she would train for a career in one of many different disciplines, from law enforcement work to cancer detection. She’s now an “avalanche” dog. @pennvet @Penn
https://www.wvnews.com/meet-the-avalanche-dogs-who-save-skiers-lives/article_dd9e298a-7990-11ec-9501-8714b7d69df2.html

New Report Envisions Admissions Process Built for Racial Equity. ⁦@AAVMC⁩ ⁦@AAMCtoday⁩ ⁦@insidehighered⁩ ⁦@usedgov⁩ ⁦@UCDEducation⁩ https://www.chronicle.com/article/an-admissions-process-built-for-racial-equity-this-report-imagines-what-it-would-look-like

Save the date 📅! The 2022 VMCAS Application Cycle opens on January 20th.

Preparing your application is the first step you’ll take on your journey to becoming a veterinarian.

To learn more about How to Apply to Veterinary Schools, please visit: http://www.aavmc.org/becoming-a-veterinarian/how-to-apply/

In case you missed it, be sure to check out the AAVMC’s January e-newsletter, out now. Learn about One Health, the Public Service Loan Repayment Program, our exciting upcoming annual conference, and more. https://conta.cc/3qFUsOV #OneHealthAwarenessMonth #veterinary

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Trivia

On August 4th and 5th we will host Trivia! Join us and test your knowledge on politics, history, pop culture, etc. The winner of Trivia will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. We will use Kahoot for Trivia. The game code will be provided at the beginning of game night each day.

Statement on COVID-19 

As we continue to navigate the ongoing pandemic and public health crisis, the health and safety of our community and stakeholders is of paramount concern. While the release of vaccines has marked a significant advance in this public health crisis, safety and health concerns around large gatherings will likely persist through the summer.