Diversity


Faculty and Staff Recognized for Completing Diversity Certificate Program

Friday, January 13th, 2023 - Several Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff members were recognized at the Staff Service Recognition Ceremony in December for recently completing the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine program.



Summer Pipeline Programs Delight Participants with Face-to-face Learning

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine summer programs designed to broaden the pool of applicants seeking admission to veterinary school found no shortage of enthusiastic participants as they were conducted in-person for the first time since the pandemic. The ever-popular Boiler Vet Camps for students in the 8th through 12th grades returned in June as in-residence programs on the Purdue campus, hosting 100 campers. Meanwhile, educationally and economically under-resourced college undergraduates got help in their quest to become veterinary professionals through the Vet Up! College residential summer program.



PVM Honored with National Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

Friday, October 28th, 2022 - For the third year in a row, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the national Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The award recognizes U.S. health colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.



PVM Engagement Efforts Spotlighted in Popular Science Article

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - A feature story writer for Popular Science magazine doing a story about ways to help children pursue veterinary careers recently turned to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for an expert who could address that topic. The well-known Popular Science contributor, Noah Lederman, also has had his work featured in the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post. The source he turned to at Purdue for his latest Popular Science article is Dr. Sandra San Miguel, associate dean for engagement.



Purdue Veterinary Conference Keynote Sessions Will Address Wellness and Diversity

Friday, September 2nd, 2022 - The rapidly approaching Purdue Veterinary Conference September 20-24 will feature two Keynote Lunch sessions addressing the significant topics of wellness and diversity in the veterinary profession. The keynote speakers will address how these topics represent real challenges facing the veterinary medical profession across the country.



League of VetaHumanz SuperPower Packs are Recognized with Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Friday, August 19th, 2022 - Thanks to support provided to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s League of VetaHumanz, more than 13,180 “SuperPower Packs” have been given to kids in underresourced communities as a means of interesting them in science in general and veterinary medicine in specific. Simultaneously, the program has been newly recognized with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.



Farewell Ceremony and Reception Celebrates Success of 2022 Vet Up! College Cohort

Friday, July 1st, 2022 - The excitement was palpable as members of the 2022 Vet Up! College cohort gathered for a ceremony and reception recognizing their success in completing four weeks of intensive study at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. The celebratory event was hosted by the college’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Joy M. Matson Multi-purpose Room in the David and Bonnie Brunner Small Animal Hospital Friday, June 17.



Women Veterinary Deans Share Leadership Wisdom and Insights at PVM Faculty Women’s Luncheon

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - Women on the Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty received practical help and encouragement to pursue academic leadership opportunities during the 2022 PVM Annual Faculty Women’s Luncheon, which featured a panel of current and past women deans of colleges of veterinary medicine. Held on Monday, April 25, at the Purdue Memorial Union West Faculty Lounge, the event was hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Contributes to Purdue’s Top Ranking Among Big Ten, R1 Institutional Peers in Awarding STEM-based Graduate Degrees to Black Students

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - The U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings for the nation’s top graduate programs point to Purdue University’s strengths in equipping the next generation of leaders in the STEM fields, including the field of veterinary medicine. Further, they show Purdue’s underlying progress to diversify the racial makeup of its graduate student population, enriching the university’s research and learning enterprise and enhancing the powerful link between diversity, excellence and academic opportunity, Purdue officials say.



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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