Diversity


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.



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.



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).



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

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) today 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! National HCOP Academy for Veterinary Medicine.”



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.



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.



Diversity Learning Cafés Continue in the New Year

Friday, February 12th, 2021 - Last semester, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion launched a new Virtual Learning Café series featuring critical conversations designed to foster discussion with the intent to enlighten, encourage, and inspire others to get engaged. That series continues this semester with discussions centered on the topic of "Difficult Conversations" to be held monthly on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.



New Year Begins with Special Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion in PVM

Friday, January 29th, 2021 - During the week surrounding Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Empowerment) hosted Inclusive Excellence Week with several virtual events focused on the theme, “Finding Our Voices.”



Purdue Veterinary Program Attracts Federal Funding to Help Increase Diversity in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Education

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 - The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine a $1.4 million grant over five years to prepare individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical sciences to earn a PhD, DVM/PhD, or MD/PhD degree. The grant was awarded through the NIGMS Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). The Purdue PREP for Translational Biomedical Science will be based in the College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), which is the first veterinary college to successfully compete for this type of grant, and include faculty research mentors from across the Purdue campus.




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