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Stories published by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, listed in chronological order.

PVM Reception Brings Alumni Together at 2017 AVMA Convention in Indianapolis

May 25, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumni will have a great chance to gather with colleagues, classmates and faculty and staff this summer in Indiana’s capital city as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) holds its 2017 Convention in Indianapolis. Read the full story.

White Coat Ceremony Ushers in Clinical Year for Veterinary Students

May 25, 2017 - The descriptionApril 9 marked a momentous occasion for members of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Class of 2018 as they took part in the College's White Coat Ceremony in the Purdue Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Previously held in conjunction with the College’s Honors and Awards Banquet, the ceremony was conducted as a stand-alone event this year, when the students who are entering their final year of the DVM program officially receive their white coats symbolizing their new role as junior veterinarians. A tradition that dates back 16 years, the program is sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and Elanco Animal Health. Read the full story.

PVM Inaugurates New Tradition with 2017 Graduation Gala

May 25, 2017 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine launched a new tradition as part of May commencement this year by hosting the first Graduation Gala Saturday evening, May 13. Designed as a special evening of recognition for the College's 83 DVM and 47 veterinary technology degree candidates, the event was held in the Purdue Memorial Union North and South Ballrooms and included the presentation of some 30 student awards. Read the full story.

Unified Oath Ceremony Celebrates Success of PVM’s Class of 2017

May 25, 2017 - The Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom provided the setting for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s unified Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technology Oath Ceremony, which followed the main university commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music Sunday morning, May 14. Read the full story.

PVM Honors Ten Faculty at Annual Promotions Reception

May 19, 2017 - Calling it one of the largest cohorts of promoted faculty in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s history, Dean Willie Reed recognized ten faculty members at the annual PVM Promotions Reception Tuesday, May 16, in the Continuum Café. Read the full story.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marxa Figueiredo

May 19, 2017 - This week’s Faculty Spotlight shines on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, who has been promoted to the rank of associate professor of basic medical sciences. A native of Brazil, Dr. Figueiredo joined the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Read the full story.

Dean Willie Reed Honored by MSU and Tuskegee Universities

May 12, 2017 - Last weekend was busy for Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed, who traveled to Michigan State University, his former employer, and Tuskegee University, his alma mater, to participate in commencement ceremonies and receive special awards. Read the full story.

Purdue University Press Publishes New Work on Women in Veterinary Medicine

May 12, 2017 - The role of women leaders in veterinary medicine is the focus of a new book from the Purdue University Press. 'Leaders of the Pack: Women and the Future of Veterinary Medicine' explores key themes in leadership and highlights women in veterinary medicine whose stories embody those themes. Read the full story.

Army Commissioning Ceremony Honors First Year Purdue Veterinary Student

May 12, 2017 - The U.S Army conducted a commissioning ceremony for Megan Swasey, a member of the DVM Class of 2020, on Friday, May 5, in LYNN 1136. Read the full story.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Candace Croney

May 5, 2017 - This week the Vet Gazette’s Faculty Spotlight feature focuses on another Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member approved for promotion this year, the Director for the Center for Animal Welfare Science and Professor of Animal Behavior and Well-being Candace Croney. Read the full story.

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