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Congratulations Dr. Karsten Hueffer

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Associate Professor named Fellow of prestigious academy

Congratulations to Karsten Hueffer, an associate professor of veterinary microbiology, who achieved the status of Fellow of The Higher Education Academy. The academy is based in England, and the fellowship recognizes faculty in higher education across the world who have demonstrated dynamic approaches to teaching and learning through creativity and innovation.

Veterinary Medicine Open House

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UAF Department of Veterinary Medicine to hold open house this Saturday, Nov. 14

Ever wonder what it's like to be a veterinarian? Come to the open house for UAF's Veterinary Medicine Department to:
- Check out real skeletons and life-size animal models
- See suturing in action on stuffed animals
- Test your own surgery skills with the surgery box
- Meet the students who are leading the way as the veterinary medicine program's first class
- See how veterinarians give CPR to dogs on a dog manikin
- Find out what radiographs can tell you
-  Tour the veterinary medicine program's new home
- Get a face painting and take home an animal balloon
and more
The entire event is free, family-friendly and great for all ages. UAF started a joint veterinary medicine program with Colorado State University, and we want to show you our new space, introduce you to our students and show you how interesting veterinary medicine can be. 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 14 
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Place: Meet at the Murie Bldg. lobby on the UAF campus (982 Koyukuk Drive)
For more info, go to , email , or call  907-474-1928

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