Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 53, Issue 2
The summer of 1991 marked the beginning of a new scholarship program sponsored by the Merck Foundation at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine. The goal of the Merck's program is to expose veterinary students to some of the prominent researchers in the veterinary college and to enable them to participate in realistic work experiences.
On Saturday, October 26, 268 alumni and spouses attended the annual homecoming luncheon at the College of Veterinary Medicine. This is the highest numberthat attended the event for several years. Unfortunately, most of the festivities had to be held indoors because of cold, rainy weather. The Cyclones and Oklahoma State Cowboys game resulted in a 6-6 tie.
The Class of 1995 has 98 new members and 3 returning students. Of the 98 new students 54 are Iowa residents and 44 are non-residents.
Photos of the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine in the academic year of 1991-1992.
Two veterinary students and one professor from the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine were called to active duty in November of 1990, during the Middle East crisis. David Oelberg and Jennifer Noblett were both well into the first semester of their junior year, while Dr. Kenneth Platt was in Bangkok, Thailand working on aU.N. sponsored proposal, when they received notification that their units had been alerted. Their assignments were as follows.