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Purdue Veterinary Medicine Receives 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for Second Year in a Row

Friday, October 22nd, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual Health Professions HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. health colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — the college will be featured, along with 50 other recipients, in the December 2021 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This is the second year in a row that the college has been named as a Health Professions HEED Award recipient.



Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Receives Insight Into Diversity 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for Second Year in a Row

Monday, October 18th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual Health Professions HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. health colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — the college will be featured, along with 50 other recipients, in the December 2021 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This is the second year in a row that the college has been named as a Health Professions HEED Award recipient.



Food Drive to Support PVM Food Pantry Begins Monday

Friday, October 15th, 2021 - As impacts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple through society and the economy, food insecurity remains an issue for many, including people within the PVM family. Now you can easily make a difference for those in need, thanks to the PVM Food Pantry Food Drive that runs for the next two weeks.



Purdue Homecoming Spotlight Shines on Small Animal Primary Care

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine was on display for Purdue alumni, football fans, and community residents as part of the “Boilermaker Boulevard” during the family-friendly celebration on the Purdue Mall Saturday morning, October 2.



Response Grows to PVM United Way Campaign

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is stepping up to do its part as part of Purdue University’s 2021 United Way Campaign.  College of Veterinary Medicine Campaign Chairperson Angela Pickett, executive assistant to the dean, says already, nearly $11,500 has been raised in support of United Way’s annual effort to help local agencies.



Giant Leaps Home: 2021 Homecoming

Friday, October 1st, 2021 - Boilermakers from the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will be ready rain or shine to meet and greet Purdue alumni, football fans, and community residents on “Boilermaker Boulevard”, during the family-friendly celebration on the Purdue Mall tomorrow morning (Saturday, October 2).



People and Pooches Connect with PVM at Art, Bark, ‘n Brew Event

Friday, September 17th, 2021 - “Come. Sit. Stay.”  That was the fun motto for a festive outdoor event called “Art, Bark, ‘n Brew” held during the beautiful weather last Saturday, September 11, at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, with the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine as a Gold Level sponsor.



Specialist in Infectious Disease Pathogenesis to Give Purdue Veterinary Conference Diversity Keynote with Pandemic as Backdrop

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 - This year’s Diversity Keynote speaker for the Purdue Veterinary Conference is Dr. Ian Moore, a veterinarian who heads the Infectious Disease Pathogenesis Section at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).  A researcher whose collaborative studies include influenza viruses, tuberculosis, coronaviruses (MERS, SARS-CoV-1, SARS-CoV-2), human norovirus, and malaria, Dr. Moore will address diversity issues utilizing insights gained from his role as a scholar involved at the federal level in vaccine development.



Updated Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Provides Training Opportunity for PVM Employees

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 - Did you know that the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is home to the Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine? Established in 2013 through a partnership with the AAVMC and AVMA, the center offers a professional certificate for diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.



Two Purdue Veterinary Medicine Programs Receive INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Friday, August 20th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine this week received the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education, for two programs, "The League of VetaHumanz" and "Vet Up! The National HCOP Academy for Veterinary Medicine." The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).




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