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Purdue Veterinary Medicine Celebrates Graduation of its Class of 2022 This Weekend

Friday, May 13th, 2022 - After months of planning, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is set to recognize the Class of 2022 during graduation ceremonies tonight and tomorrow.  Additionally, a Purdue Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Professor will take center stage at the Elliott Hall of Music Monday, May 16, as the special guest speaker for the Graduate School commencement ceremony recognizing master’s and PhD degree recipients.



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Contributes to Purdue’s Top Ranking Among Big Ten, R1 Institutional Peers in Awarding STEM-based Graduate Degrees to Black Students

Friday, May 13th, 2022 - The U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings for the nation’s top graduate programs point to Purdue University’s strengths in equipping the next generation of leaders in the STEM fields, including the field of veterinary medicine. Further, they show Purdue’s underlying progress to diversify the racial makeup of its graduate student population, enriching the university’s research and learning enterprise and enhancing the powerful link between diversity, excellence and academic opportunity, Purdue officials say.



PVM Research Day to Honor 60th Anniversary of the Omicron Chapter of Phi Zeta

Friday, April 8th, 2022 - The 2022 PVM Research Day on Tuesday, April 12, coincides with the 60th Anniversary of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Omicron Chapter of Phi Zeta, and will feature a special presentation by an epidemiologist working at the intersection of traditional epidemiology and technology.



Summer Research Program Circles Back After Pandemic

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Research and summer went hand-in-hand for 16 students in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program, which kicked-off May 19 with a summer picnic at Happy Hollow Park in West Lafayette, just a couple of miles from the College of Veterinary Medicine. The event that traditionally marks the start of the summer program was carefully planned with proper precautions to protect everyone’s health and safety.



PVM Graduate Students Recognized with Awards at 2021 AAVLD Conference

Friday, November 12th, 2021 - Congratulations are in order for two graduate students in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology and the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Dr. Daniela Peña and Dr. Kristen Hill-Thimmesch, who both received special recognition during the annual meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). We would like to spotlight each of the award recipients, beginning this week with Dr. Peña and continuing next week with Dr. Hill-Thimmesch.



Graduate Student Receives Young Investigator Award for Research in Basic Medical Sciences Department Lab

Friday, October 22nd, 2021 - Graduate student Xiaoyu Xu has received a national award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). Xiaoyu works in the laboratory of Dr. Russell Main, Purdue Veterinary Medicine associate professor of basic medical sciences, who also holds a joint appointment in the Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The association recognized Xiaoyu with the Young Investigator Award at its 2021 Annual Conference for her presentation entitled, "Estrogen Receptor ß in Osteocytes (Ot-ERß) Exerts Sex- and Age-dependent Functions on Bone Turnover and Load-induced Skeletal Adaptive Response in Mice."



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.



New Residents Begin PVM Clinical and Diagnostic Programs

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - A group of veterinarians began the next phase of their careers this month as they arrived on campus to begin advanced specialty training in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.



Graduate Students Honored with PVM Research Day Awards

Friday, June 5th, 2020 - Among the many changes to Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s spring schedule induced by the COVID-19 pandemic was the cancellation of the annual PVM Research Day. Nevertheless recipients were selected for the research awards customarily presented during the event.



PVM Graduate Students Stand Out at Health and Disease Poster Session

Friday, March 27th, 2020 - When Purdue University hosted the seventh annual “Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session” just before Spring Break, Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduate students showed-up in force. Held March 5 in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom, the event offered cash prizes for the top three posters in each of six categories and PVM participants claimed three of the awards.




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