Our Impact


Volunteer Artists Cheer on Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Heroes

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - People entering or leaving Lynn Hall last Friday afternoon, July 24, were greeted with encouraging splashes of color and text on the sidewalks adjacent to the Small and Large Animal Hospital entrances. The artwork was the work of the family of Alan Schrope, Purdue University Veterinary Hospital administrator.



Virtual Travel Provides Students with Global Perspectives

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - Knowing that no one was able to travel globally this summer due to COVID-19, the Office of Global Engagement opted to provide members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family with a way to virtually travel around the globe to explore the various career paths available to veterinary professionals. Overall, the sessions, tailored to students, were designed to help participants see their careers in a larger global framework.



Purdue VOICE Chapter Receives 2019 Programming Excellence Award

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - For the second year in a row, Purdue’s Chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Excellence) has won the organization’s National Programming Excellence Award.



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.



Class of 2020 Spotlight: DVM Student Pursued Her Passion with Elite Equine Experience in the Middle East

Monday, June 15th, 2020 - For Dr. Caitlin Smith, a graduate of the DVM Class of 2020, the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap took her across the globe to Dubai, where she became the first Purdue veterinary student to participate in the highly selective Dubai Equine Hospital Externship Program.



Global Engagement Launches Summer Online Series

Friday, June 12th, 2020 - With study abroad plans cancelled in light of university travel restrictions this summer, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Global Engagement has launched an online series, “Global Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine.” Tailored to students, the series aims to provide a better understanding of veterinary medicine’s impact throughout the world and give participants a comprehensive view of the various career paths available to veterinary professionals by way of a virtual trip around the world.



Veterinary Exotic Animal Club Wins Purdue Outstanding Program Award

Friday, May 15th, 2020 - Veterinary students earn respect not only by completing a famously rigorous curriculum, but also by going above and beyond in the process, pursuing particular areas of interest and helping others along the way. Such is true of members of the Purdue Veterinary Exotic Animal Club (PVEAC) – the club which this year won the Outstanding Program Award, presented by Purdue Student Activities and Organizations.



Purdue Veterinary Hospital Welcomes Mask Donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community

Friday, May 15th, 2020 - Community support continues to pour in for the Purdue Veterinary Hospital in the form of facemask donations for hospital employees. In addition to individual donations, the hospital received a bulk donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community Thursday, May 7.



Global Faculty Series Wraps Up by Shining Spotlight on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo

Friday, May 8th, 2020 - During the final week of the spring semester, the Vet Gazette brings its Global Faculty Series to a close with a feature on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, associate professor of basic medical sciences.



Media Outlets Turn to PVM Experts for Insights Related to COVID-19

Friday, May 8th, 2020 - Two Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members, Dr. Suresh MIttal and Dr. Candace Croney, have been interviewed recently by major media outlets seeking perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic.




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