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Graduates of “Vet Up! College” Celebrate Virtually as they Step Closer to their Dream of becoming Veterinarians

Friday, July 23rd, 2021 - In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine successfully hosted its summer program called “Vet Up! College” this year for undergraduate students who are serious about going to veterinary school.

New Staff Member Joins Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Friday, May 7th, 2021 - The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome Angela Haan-Cloud as the new senior administrative assistant in the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

New Director of Global Engagement Joins PVM’s Engagement Team

Friday, May 7th, 2021 - The Office of Engagement in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed Addison Sheldon as the director of global engagement, effective Monday, April 26.

DVM and Veterinary Nursing Students Recognized for Completing Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Friday, April 30th, 2021 - A record number of Purdue Veterinary Medicine students completed the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine this semester. We would like to recognize these students for the hard work they put into completing not only the learning modules, but also four activity assignments, as well as a volunteer community service assignment and capstone paper.

Volunteers Needed as Purdue Prepares for Vaccine Distribution

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - Following approval from the Indiana State Department of Health, Purdue University is preparing to serve as a vaccine distribution site with on-campus vaccinations expected to begin as early as Tuesday, April 6. The state department has instructed the university to prioritize students first in an effort to vaccinate as many as possible before leaving campus at the end of the spring semester. This Protect Purdue giant leap will begin with the goal of vaccinating as many as 3,500 students per day for the first seven days that the clinic is open.

Chemotherapy Usually Intended for Dogs is Treating a Red Fox’s Lymphoma

Friday, March 26th, 2021 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital works with many patients across species. None are more unusual perhaps than Joker, an eight-year-old silver-phased red fox undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Joker resides at Wolf Park, a nonprofit conservation facility located in nearby Battle Ground, Ind.

All’s Well that Ended Well in the Case of PVM’s First Virtual Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual event designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues galloped into new territory this year by going virtual. Normally held as a day-long in person program, the Equine Wellness Forum was conducted virtually, and spanned several days, with presentations given over the Zoom platform on topics ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

Veterinarians and Veterinary Students Enabled to Assist with Vaccination Efforts

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - During his address to the nation March 11 on the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, President Joe Biden focused on the effort to accelerate vaccination, and indicated that plans to expand the pool of qualified personnel eligible to administer vaccines would include veterinarians and veterinary students. The statement followed efforts by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to advocate at the federal level on behalf of veterinarians.

Food Pantry Drive Provides Opportunity to Demonstrate Caring

Friday, February 26th, 2021 - Isn’t it comforting to sit down to a good meal? But it’s easy to take that experience for granted. Not everyone feels assured of being able to enjoy such meals. There are those who lack the time, energy, or money to prepare a meal. You can help those in our PVM family who need assistance from our Food Pantry. We have the power to make a difference through a Food Drive that begins next week!

Purdue Veterinary Medicine Well-represented on Purdue COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Task Force

Friday, February 12th, 2021 - Assembled in October 2020, the Purdue COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Task Force is an eleven-member team of scientists, medical experts, and campus leaders headed by Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed, who serves as the task force chair.

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