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New Director of Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension Named

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - Dr. Geoff Lossie, (PU DVM 2014; MS 2017), clinical assistant professor of pathology and avian diagnostician, is assuming a new responsibility as the new director for Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension.



Purdue Veterinary Program Attracts Federal Funding to Help Increase Diversity in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Education

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 - The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine a $1.4 million grant over five years to prepare individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical sciences to earn a PhD, DVM/PhD, or MD/PhD degree. The grant was awarded through the NIGMS Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). The Purdue PREP for Translational Biomedical Science will be based in the College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), which is the first veterinary college to successfully compete for this type of grant, and include faculty research mentors from across the Purdue campus.



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.



National Awards Recognize Purdue Veterinary Medicine Diversity and Engagement Programs

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s persistent pursuit of greater diversity in veterinary medicine led to national recognition in the form of two awards that were presented in the summer and fall of 2020. The college’s program called This is How We “Role”® received the 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. In addition, the magazine awarded the college the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.



A Message from Dean Reed

Monday, December 14th, 2020 - Everyone can relate to the experience of heading off on a trek, moving in what you thought was the right direction only to realize later you actually were going the wrong way. You probably even have a story about a time when GPS led you astray. Ultimately these situations involve the same problem – inadequate information about where you are going and how to get there. Just as a good map is important when we travel, so a strategic plan is vital to an organization as it charts its future.



EU Policy on Dog Breeding

Friday, December 11th, 2020 - The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, has cited Dr. Candace Croney‘s research in informing their policies about Responsible Dog Breeding standards among its member nations. Dr. Croney is the Director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science at Purdue University and a faculty member at Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Read more about...



Virtual Purdue Homecoming for 2020 Includes Spotlight on PVM

Friday, November 6th, 2020 - Giant Leaps @ Home is the theme of Purdue University’s 2020 Virtual Homecoming next week, November 9-14, which will include virtual activities that shine the spotlight on Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Among the week’s daily features will be a special message from Dean Willie Reed Thursday, November 12 at 12:40 p.m.



Veterinary Nursing Student Finds Personal Motivation to be Protect Purdue Ambassador

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Meet Alayna Baker, a veterinary nursing student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is also a Protect Purdue Ambassador! Alayna is one of over 200 Purdue students who signed-up for the program which was developed after the need was recognized for peer encouragement to get the entire student body aligned with the Protect Purdue Pledge.



New Grant Supports Global Virtual Experiential Learning in Diagnostic Imaging

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - In the midst of a global pandemic, members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family have found a way to globally engage, collaborate, and exchange with the world around them. Dr. Masahiro Murakami, assistant professor of diagnostic imaging, is leading an international collaboration that is virtually connecting veterinary students from all over the world!



PVM Receives Art Museum of Greater Lafayette’s Highest Honor for a Business or Organization

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is known for many accomplishments in veterinary medical education, discovery, and engagement, but now it has a mark of distinction in an entirely different arena – art!




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