PVM Rolls out Welcome Mat as Prospective Students Put Best Feet Forward on Interview Days

Friday, February 2nd, 2024 - After a three-year hiatus, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine resumed in-person interviews for prospective DVM students seeking admission to the next first-year class, the Class of 2028. A total of 211 applicants responded to invitations to come to Lynn Hall for one of three half-day interview sessions. The first session was held on Friday, December 1 for Indiana residents and the second and third sessions were offered to non-resident applicants on two consecutive Fridays last month, January 19 and 26.

Cultivating Curricular Excellence

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - When Dr. Willie Reed stepped into the Purdue Veterinary Medicine deanship in 2007, he knew the faculty had worked hard on designing and making improvements to the curriculum over the college’s nearly 50-year history to ensure that students were getting the best education possible. Yet, he also had the conviction that more could and needed to be done to better position current veterinary graduates for success.

Purdue Veterinary Student Receives Scholarship from AKC Humane Fund, Inc.

Friday, November 3rd, 2023 - The AKC® Humane Fund, Inc. has announced the 2023 recipients of the Sir John D. Spurling Scholarship and one is a first-year Purdue veterinary student. The scholarship, which celebrates the human-canine bond, is given to students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and the advancement of responsible pet ownership. The scholarship is named in honor of Sir John D. Spurling, founder of PetPartners, Inc., which provides pet health insurance to pet owners throughout the United States.

DVM Student Takes Top Prize at AABP Competition

Friday, October 6th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ 56th Annual Conference by faculty, staff, and students in attendance, including Kelsey D’Amico, of the DVM Class of 2025, who was named the 2023 Overall Winner of the Student Case Presentation Competition. With the theme, “Evolving Expectations,” the annual AABP Conference took place September 21-23 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

State of the College Presentation Provides Students with Personalized College Update from Dean Reed

Friday, September 29th, 2023 - As an annual fall tradition made possible by SAVMA Purdue, the Dean’s State of the College address provides Purdue veterinary students a first-person report from the College of Veterinary Medicine’s CEO on the highlights of the past year. Dean Willie Reed gave the annual talk during the lunch hour Wednesday, September 27, in Lynn 1136. He recapped major accomplishments, reviewed significant events and milestones, and also described a special art project that the students will be able to personally participate in during the coming year.

Stethoscope Celebration Welcomes New DVM and Veterinary Nursing Students to Purdue

Friday, September 15th, 2023 - An important Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition kicked-off the new school year for first-year veterinary medicine students in the Class of 2027 as well as veterinary nursing students in the Class of 2026 who are attending classes in Lynn Hall this fall for the first time. The annual Stethoscope Celebration was held September 5 in the Purdue Memorial Union Faculty Lounges. In addition to a full-course meal, the event featured remarks by Dean Willie Reed and the event sponsors, and culminated with the giving of complimentary stethoscopes to the students.

New PVM Students Get Head Start on School Year with Comprehensive Orientation Programs

Friday, August 25th, 2023 - The new academic year got off to a fun and engaging start with orientation programs to help incoming DVM and Veterinary Nursing students acclimate to classes in Lynn Hall. The DVM students arrived a week before Monday’s (August 21) start to the fall semester for several days of orientation activities.  Meanwhile, Veterinary Nursing students entering their second year of the program participated in an orientation program designed to introduce them to their first experience taking classes in Lynn Hall after last year’s schedule of taking core courses across campus.

New Purdue DVM and Veterinary Nursing Grads Take Oath at Graduation Celebration

Monday, June 19th, 2023 - In keeping with a longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition, Veterinary Nursing and DVM graduates in the Class of 2023 recited their respective oaths May 14, as part of the annual Graduation Celebration in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms. The program immediately followed the official Purdue Division VII commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music for graduates of the colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, and Liberal Arts.

Remembering Aaron Lewis, of the DVM Class of 2025

Friday, June 16th, 2023 - This week started off with tragic news that shook the Purdue Veterinary Medicine community, when word was received that a beloved veterinary student in the DVM Class of 2025, Aaron Lewis, had died in an accident in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, June 10. The week is ending with a focus on remembering Aaron’s life and the way he endeared himself to all who were blessed to know him.

Veterinary and Undergraduate Students Kick-off Summer of Research with Traditional Picnic

Friday, June 9th, 2023 - The Veterinary Research Scholars Summer Program at Purdue University kicked off last week with a traditional summer picnic. The program provides undergraduate and veterinary students the opportunity to gain research experience and explore non-practice veterinary careers. Participants work on independent research projects mentored by faculty members.

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