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Stories of impact

  • Article Item
    Two men stand before a rack of multiple, yellow, robotic submarines inside a Torgersen Hall lab. One of the men, in the background, points out features on the submersible to the other.
    Casting for data on microplastics in the ocean , article

    With the new Seale Coastal Zone Observatory, Robert Weiss, a professor of geosciences, aims to model the present and future effects of microplastics on the marine environment and its life.

    Date: Sep 02, 2022
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    As a child growing up in Peru, Ariana Salcedo saw a lot of stray animals, particularly dogs and cats. Even though Salcedo moved to Northern Virginia when she was 8 years old, those memories stuck with her.
    Life-changing scholarships paved the path to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences , article

    As a child growing up in Peru, Ariana Salcedo saw a lot of stray animals, particularly dogs and cats. Even though Salcedo moved to Northern Virginia when she was 8 years old, those memories stuck with her.

    Date: Jun 03, 2022
  • Video Item
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill , video

    Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill. After 20 years of daily use, the existing underwater treadmill needed to be replaced within the rehabilitation service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Advancement at the college matched a donor who wanted to make a difference in animals’ lives and this project which will have a real impact within the teaching hospital. Underwater treadmills are the gold standard in canine aquatic therapy for physical rehabilitation that can provide exercise for post-surgical, non-surgical, and degenerative issues. They help recover from cruciate repairs, hip abnormalities, spinal cord damage, and joint replacement. It provides treatment options for Degenerative Myelopathy, Osteoarthritis, Dysplasia, and other issues. The treadmill also can help with weight control fitness conditioning and help diagnose musculoskeletal ailments.

    Date: Mar 15, 2022