New Twist on Annual Event Helps Maintain PVM Tradition for Welcoming New Students
Friday, September 17th, 2021 - In keeping with a beloved tradition, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the incoming classes of DVM and veterinary nursing students recently by hosting a combined Stethoscope Ceremony event. The program honored the first-year veterinary medicine students as well as the clinical year 2 veterinary nursing students who began coursework in Lynn Hall for the first time with the start of the fall semester.
New Purdue Veterinary Medicine Students Enliven Lynn Hall
Friday, August 20th, 2021 - Enthusiastic chatter and smiling faces paired with brand new Purdue Veterinary Medicine T-shirts signaled the arrival of the newest class of Purdue DVM students this week. The 87 members of the DVM Class of 2025 have been participating in a week-long orientation program entitled “LAUNCH! DVM 2025,” which began Monday, August 16.
Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program Resumes in Person After Pandemic
Friday, June 11th, 2021 - Research and summer go hand-in-hand for 16 students in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program. Designed to increase the number of veterinarians involved in biomedical and clinical research, the program kicked-off this year with a summer picnic at Happy Hollow Park May 19. The event was carefully planned with proper precautions to protect everyone’s health and safety.
Outstanding Graduates Recognized with Awards During Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 21st, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Graduation Celebration held at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater included the presentation of several student awards.
Outdoor Setting Affords Perfect Place for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 2021 Oath Ceremony
Friday, May 21st, 2021 - Before a backdrop of lush Indiana woodland on the banks of the Wabash River, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a carefully planned and orchestrated in-person Oath Ceremony Saturday afternoon, May 15, to recognize the Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates in the Class of 2021.
Hybrid White Coat Ceremony Honors Purdue Veterinary Students Entering Clinical Year
Friday, May 14th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine continued a beloved tradition with a twist as, for the first time in history, it hosted the annual White Coat Ceremony as a hybrid event on the eve of the third-year veterinary students’ transition to their clinical training. In keeping with the provisions of the Protect Purdue Pledge, the students were able to participate in-person while their friends and families watched online.
White Coat Campaign Donations Surpass Goal
Friday, April 23rd, 2021 - Thank you to all of the generous individuals who contributed to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony “Sponsor a Student” campaign! This year’s success surpassed any other year, with sponsorships amounting to enough funding for 105 white coats.
DVM Admissions Interviews Go Virtual, but not Impersonal
Friday, January 29th, 2021 - Throughout the past few weeks, the admissions committee in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has continued the long-standing tradition of interviewing prospective students for the incoming freshman DVM class, but with a twist. Normally conducted in-person, the interviews were completed virtually this year to follow the Protect Purdue requirements and ensure participants’ health and safety. Everything went smoothly thanks in part to a software program known as Kira Talent.