Academics


Who are Pet Professors?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Pet professors make-up a program within the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) that allows faculty and staff to volunteer their personal pets to serve as teaching dogs/cats for veterinary nursing and DVM students.



Study Abroad Trip Gives Students Global Perspective on Veterinary Pathology

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - When it comes to effective learning, Dr. Tiffany Lyle, a faculty member in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, knows the power of global engagement for veterinary students. So, she developed an innovative program to link travel and the study of veterinary pathology.



Dean’s Column – Looking Ahead to 2019

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Anniversaries are important milestones that provide wonderful opportunities for celebration as we take stock of our accomplishments and look to the future. 2019 is a banner year for such milestones for both Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine, as the University celebrates its 150th Anniversary and our College marks its 60th. Today, as we build on the strong foundation of excellence that has characterized our College during the past 60 years, we are fulfilling our mission to advance global animal and human health and well-being through excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement.



Successful Conference Offers Education, Recognition, and Reunions

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - The 2018 Purdue Veterinary Conference attracted more than 1,000 attendees, with veterinary professionals traveling from across the country to attend the continuing education program September 18-22 on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus.



PVM Establishes Vet Up! – A Federally-funded National Academy for Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - A $3.18 million federal grant is enabling the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to expand access to the veterinary profession for talented individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds and address the need for more veterinarians serving rural areas and protecting food safety. The College received the grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to launch Vet Up!™ The National Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy for Veterinary Medicine.



David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Spotlights Most Common Orthopedic Condition in Humans and Animals

Friday, November 30th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted the first David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Friday and Saturday, November 9-10. The continuing education conference brought together veterinary and human medicine experts to address the topic of osteoarthritis, which is the most common orthopedic condition among both people and animals.



PVM Welcomes New Instructional Technologist

Friday, November 30th, 2018 - Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC) joined the PVM staff as instructional technologist for the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program effective October 1.



Successful Symposium Focuses on Medicine of Mammalian and Avian Species

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a highly successful Medicine of Mammalian and Avian Species Symposium Friday and Saturday, October 27-28. Previously called the Pet Bird Symposium, the program attracted nearly 90 registrants.



Forty-sixth Annual Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog Raises Nearly $8,000

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 - The fundraising total is in and it shows Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 46th annual Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog, held in late September, raised nearly $8,000 for the College’s PetSafe and Priority 4 Paws Programs.



Upcoming Continuing Education Programs to Bring Experts to Lynn Hall

Friday, October 26th, 2018 - During the next three weeks, three separate Lifelong Learning events will bring experts on a range of topics to Lynn Hall for lectures and workshops.




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