Community Engagement

Dogs and Joggers Return in 2022 to Continue Beloved Purdue Veterinary Conference Tradition

Friday, July 29th, 2022 - What scene could be more heartwarming than dozens of runners and their canine companions embarking on a 5k Fun Run/Walk on a Saturday morning in front of Lynn Hall at the conclusion of the Purdue Veterinary Conference? Next month, for the first time since the pandemic, that scene once again will come to life as faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the local community, and their dogs, participate in the Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog.

PVM Professor Seeks Participants for Study of Veterinary Workforce

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - Dr. Malathi Raghavan, clinical associate professor in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, is looking for DVM practitioners who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents to participate in an interview-based study about life as a veterinarian

Indiana Media Outlet Turns to PVM’s Dr. Paulo Gomes for Advice for Pet Owners about Fleas

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - “How do we get rid of these fleas?”  That’s the question that begins an Indianapolis Star article by reporter Karl Schneider published July 12.  The answer includes advice from Dr. Paulo Gomes, clinical assistant professor of dermatology in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

Popular Indiana Derby Spotlights Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - Purdue’s Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital took center stage last weekend as the distinguished Winner’s Circle sponsor for the 28th running of the Indiana Derby at Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville. 

Two-day Forum Anchors Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.

Would-be Veterinarians Flock to Boiler Vet Camp after a Pandemic-induced Hiatus

Friday, July 1st, 2022 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s ever-popular Boiler Vet Camps returned in force during June after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of two weeks, the College of Veterinary Medicine hosted 100 campers, giving them a first-hand look into the world of veterinary medicine.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s SuperPower Packs for Children Earn 2022 Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Awards for Mind-Building Excellence

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is getting high marks for two educational products for children: the “Vaccines” SuperPower Pack and the “Do You Have Diarrhea?” SuperPower Pack, created as part of the college’s League of VetaHumanz. Both kits have been honored with 2022 Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Awards, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for those mind-building media and toys judged by a panel of scholarly reviewers to be the best.

College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Weekend Features Dedication and Tours of New Hospital Facilities

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - An exciting spring semester culminated in a weekend in April filled with momentous occasions celebrating the dedication of new veterinary hospital facilities, return of the PVM Open House during Spring Fest, and recognition of DVM students in the Class of 2023 at the traditional White Coat Ceremony.

Veterinary Superhero League Adds Practice Teams Manager

Friday, June 10th, 2022 - An educator with ties to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has joined the Office of Engagement staff as practice teams manager for the League of VetaHumanz. Michelle Overman began in the new role Monday, June 6.

NIH Agency’s Biomedical Beat Blog Spotlights PVM’s League of VetaHumanz

Friday, June 10th, 2022 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s League of VetaHumanz is highlighted in the latest post on the NIGMS Biomedical Beat Blog of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The post by Rachel Crowley showcases how The League seeks to diversify the veterinary medical profession.

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