October 12, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE
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Cheese is Delicious and Nutritious!
Courtesy of: https://www.usdairy.com/news-articles/science-summary-cheese-and-health
Did you know cheese starts with just three ingredients: milk, starter culture and salt? This process can be done in so many ways that there are approximately 2,000 varieties of cheese! Cheese is also a nutrient-rich food that contributes protein, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin A to our diets. Cheese is the second leading food source of dietary calcium in the U.S. diet (after milk) for Americans 2 years and older. So eating cheese can be part of a healthy eating pattern. See all the ways cheese is good for you.
Cheesey Joke
VERO Welcomes Two New Faculty
Dr. Benjamin Newcomer, a dairy cattle expert, and Dr. Jenna Funk, an expert in beef cattle production, will support the fourth-year veterinary students who choose to participate in clinical rotations in Canyon and the surrounding areas. “We are delighted to welcome Drs. Newcomer and Funk to the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and VERO faculty. They bring to our program an exciting combination of dairy and feedlot practice experience and teaching skills,” said
Dr. Susan Eades, head of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department.
Meet Cactus Cares
Next week will feature a new partnership with Cactus Cares and Doc's Prime Cuts!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Join in the cause to help women in need today.
Please join WT UPD at the Vaughn Pedestrian Mall, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from
11:00 am - 2:00 pm to learn more about Family Support Services, the free services they provide, and how you can take part in putting an end to domestic violence.
Greenlighting is Open!
Real Men Wear Pink!