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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.



The New Face of Learning

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 - As with so many aspects of the year 2020, “Back to School” took on a whole new meaning for Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine students, faculty and staff as a new semester began in August. DVM and veterinary nursing students were among the more than 41,000 students who came back to the Purdue campus for in-person instruction that had been discontinued in March when the raging COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a sudden switch to online instruction and students were sent home.



Strategically Speaking: Refreshed Strategic Plan to Guide College Through 2023

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 - As Boilermakers, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s team of faculty, staff and students realizes that persistent planning is key to taking the small steps that enable the College of Veterinary Medicine to persistently pursue the next giant leap. That is why the college has a culture of strategic planning. Since 2010, two five-year strategic plans have been developed and implemented. When the most recent of those plans neared its end in 2020, teams of faculty and staff reviewed the document, taking note of the college’s achievements, and developed a “refreshed” strategic plan with revised and updated action items for the time period of 2021-2023.



Veterinary Career Fair Zooms ahead Despite All Odds

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - In the face of multiple challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine held its first ever digital career fair, providing a safe means of connecting students with future career opportunities.



Students Recognized for Completing Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine is pleased to recognize students in the DVM Class of 2023 and 2024 who successfully completed the requirements for the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine.



Incoming DVM and Veterinary Nursing Students Join PVM Family

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - With the summer coming to an end, Lynn Hall welcomes incoming DVM and Veterinary Nursing students.



Purdue Veterinary Student Wins Prize in Veterinary History Essay Contest

Friday, June 26th, 2020 - A string of strong performances by Purdue veterinary students in a national veterinary history essay contest continued this year with four entries being submitted, one of which placed second. Congratulations to Anna Adams, of the DVM Class of 2021, who won Second Prize in the Smithcors Veterinary History Essay Contest.



Veterinary Medicine Online: PVM Meets the COVID-19 Challenge Virtually

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 - The rigor of the veterinary medical curriculum is legendary, and the heritage of face-to-face instruction in classrooms, laboratories, and clinics is cherished. So when COVID-19 reached pandemic status, and Purdue University had to make a sudden change from on-campus classes to online courses, in less than two weeks' time, faculty and staff faced a more than daunting challenge.



Tradition Triumphs as Purdue and PVM Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - Life is unpredictable, as we have been so starkly reminded in the past few months. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began to obliterate plans for long-held spring-time traditions, especially graduation ceremonies, we all had a chance to realize anew that the success which earns true respect does not flow from an absence of change, but from the character, tenacity, and persistence required to meld change into new opportunity. So, as Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine recognized that there was no way to safely conduct in-person May commencement exercises, teams set about planning something unprecedented – graduation ceremonies in the realm of virtual reality.



Founder of Veterinary Specialist Services Conducts Online Koala Conservation Lecture

Monday, June 15th, 2020 - Taking Purdue University’s shift to remote instruction in stride, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Global Engagement team welcomed Dr. Philip Moses, koala conservation expert, for a live Zoom lecture on April 6.




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