Community Engagement

Young People Dreaming of Careers in Veterinary Medicine Flock to 2024 Boiler Vet Camps

Friday, June 28th, 2024 - Dozens of young participants eagerly seized the chance to attend the 2024 Boiler Vet Camps hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.  For two weeks in June, a total of 100 campers gathered at Purdue's West Lafayette campus to take part in the in-residence Junior and Senior Camps.

“Paws Up” – brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, June 21st, 2024 - This week, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dean Willie Reed for his unwavering dedication, invaluable support, and exceptional leadership over the past 17 years as he prepares to step down next Friday, June 30.

Artist and Graphic Designer Joins PVM Communications Team

Friday, June 21st, 2024 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome Nathan Dell as the new assistant director of communications! Nathan brings a unique blend of creativity and strategic thinking to the PVM communications team, which is part of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Engagement.

“This is Purdue” Podcast Shares Dean Reed’s Story of Giant Leaps in Veterinary Medicine

Friday, June 14th, 2024 - As he approaches the conclusion of his tenure as dean of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine June 30, Dr. Willie Reed sat down recently with Kate Young, host of “This is Purdue,” the official podcast for Purdue University, to share his engaging story about making dreams come true. 

PVM Faculty Member Honored at Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit

Friday, May 24th, 2024 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine was well represented this week at the 2024 Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where special recognition was given to Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, Purdue associate professor of Basic Medical Sciences.

Open House Draws Hundreds to College of Veterinary Medicine During Purdue Springfest

Friday, April 19th, 2024 - Sunny skies and warm temperatures helped draw crowds of visitors to Lynn Hall for the annual College of Veterinary Medicine Open House, which was held Saturday, April 13 in conjunction with Purdue University’s 2024 Spring Fest.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Teams-up with Lafayette School Corporation through The League of VetaHumanz to Support Miller Elementary School Students

Friday, April 12th, 2024 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine formalized a year-plus-long partnership between the college and the Lafayette School Corporation to support students at Miller Elementary School with a new 5-year commitment to combine superpowers and enrich student STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning through veterinary science lessons.

Open House Draws Public to Purdue Veterinary Medicine on Spring Fest Weekend

Friday, April 5th, 2024 - Next weekend, Saturday, April 13, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host the annual Open House as part of Purdue’s Spring Fest weekend, attracting hundreds of visitors of all ages to Lynn Hall. Spring Fest is a free and inclusive festival open to all, featuring activities at 36 sites across campus.

Strong Attendance by Horse Owners Shows Enduring Popularity of Annual Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, February 23rd, 2024 - The 2024 Equine Wellness Forum at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine drew 155 attendees, showcasing the demand for equine wellness education. Held at Lynn Hall, the event featured talks and live demonstrations, including a horse running on the high-speed equine treadmill, saddle fitting, and trailer safety. The program attracted professionals and horse owners from Indiana and beyond.

Brain Training is Focus of Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Wellness Lecture March 5

Friday, February 23rd, 2024 - Karlene Belyea will speak at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine March 5 on the topic "Brain Training: Well-Being Starts in Your Mind" as part of the Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Memorial Wellness Lecture series. Her talk aims to improve personal and professional well-being through mindfulness and brain plasticity techniques. Belyea has over 30 years of experience in wellness and communication. Her lecture that promotes healthier work environments and productivity will be available for live streaming.

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