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Summer Picnic Helps Kick-off Summer of Research for Veterinary Student Scholars

Friday, June 7th, 2024 - Beautiful summer weather provided a perfect setting at the Fort Ouiatenon historical park in Tippecanoe County for the annual cookout hosted by the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Research in honor of this year’s summer research scholars.

Veterinary Clinical Sciences Graduate Students Receive Awards at Dairy Nutrition Conference

Friday, April 26th, 2024 - Congratulations are in order for Jillian Grantz and Natnicha Taechachokevivat, two graduate students who work in the research laboratory of Dr. Rafael Neves, assistant professor of food animal ambulatory, after they won awards at the recent Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference. 

PVM Welcomes Post-DVM Students Beginning Residency Programs

Friday, August 4th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome our newest class of residents as they begin post-DVM graduate programs and residencies seeking advanced certification across a variety of clinical and pathology specialties. The residents started their specialty training in either the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, or the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences last month.

Purdue VCS Graduate Students Win Honors at American Dairy Science Annual Meeting

Friday, June 30th, 2023 - Two graduate students in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences received recognition this week at a major dairy sciences conference. Jillian Grantz and Natnicha Taechachokevivat, researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Rafael Neves, assistant professor of food animal production medicine, both placed in the Purina Animal Nutrition Graduate Student Poster Contest held as part of the American Dairy Science Annual Meeting (ADSA) in Ottawa, Ontario. 

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.

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, June 24th, 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.

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.

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.

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