Award-winning Mural Artist Coming to Lynn Hall to Discuss Plans for New PVM Mural
Friday, September 15th, 2023 - A major art project is in the works for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the thoughts and ideas of faculty, staff and students will factor into the planning process that kicks-off next week with an initial presentation by the artist in Lynn Hall. Tia Richardson, an award-winning community mural artist and owner of Cosmic Butterfly Design based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will share a video about her work and describe her creative process, which will include active participation by our college’s students, staff, and faculty.
Virtual Learning Cafés to Foster Critical Conversations in Diversity
Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion once again is offering the Virtual Learning Café series this fall, with topics designed to facilitate discussion with the intent to enlighten, encourage, and inspire people to get engaged.
Three Million Dollar Grant Renews Funding for Purdue Program Expanding Access to the Veterinary Profession
Friday, September 1st, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is receiving vital new federal support for an innovative program addressing a national shortage of veterinarians in public health and rural/food animal practice in Indiana and beyond, and a significant lack of underrepresented individuals entering the veterinary profession. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has renewed a five year, $3.2 million grant to further the success and impact of Vet Up!® The National Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy for Veterinary Medicine.
Vet Up! DVM Scholars Program Receives 2023 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine
Friday, August 18th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the 2023 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education, in recognition of the Vet Up! DVM Scholars Program. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Awards, which were just announced this week, honor colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As a result of receiving the award, the Vet Up! DVM Scholars program will be featured, along with 79 other award recipients, in the September 2023 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
2023 Vet Up! College Cohort Honored at Farewell Ceremony and Reception
Friday, July 14th, 2023 - After four weeks of intensive study at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, members of the 2023 Vet Up! College cohort gathered for a ceremony and reception celebrating their success Friday, June 16. The residential summer program, organized by the college’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, is geared toward educationally and economically under-resourced college undergraduates to help prepare them for admission to veterinary school.
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.