Global Engagement


Senior DVM Student Gains Valuable Equine Experience Abroad

Friday, April 29th, 2022 - One of many senior Purdue DVM students who leaped at the opportunity to study abroad after a year of virtual learning due to the pandemic, Katelyn Rehn was drawn to the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna in Austria by their Traineeship for Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transfer program.



Senior DVM Student Pursues Passion for Animals Around the World

Friday, April 8th, 2022 - “If it doesn’t scare you, your dreams aren’t big enough.” This is the affirmation that has guided senior Purdue veterinary student Bre Wilson’s life and her incredible journey around the world for the past few years. Bre recently returned from a study abroad trip to Costa Rica, where she learned invaluable lessons on the importance of appreciating differences in culture and perspective.



Ambitious Senior DVM Student Participates in Externship at Budapest Zoo while Studying Abroad in Hungary

Friday, March 11th, 2022 - Senior Purdue DVM student Floyd Williams, Jr. took giant leaps towards his career goals this past year by studying abroad in Budapest, Hungary, where he participated in an externship at the Budapest Zoo that would change his life. His travel also marked a milestone for the college as the first international externship experience for a Purdue veterinary student since the pandemic shut down study abroad opportunities in 2020. 



Third MOAAR Symposium to be Held Virtually This Weekend

Friday, November 19th, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Exotic Animal Club (PVEAC) will be hosting the third biennial Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles (MOAAR) Symposium this weekend, November 20 and 21. The goal of the symposium is to educate students about medicine for exotic species that are not focused on as part of their general veterinary studies. Registration is still open this afternoon, but closes at 4:30 p.m. today (Friday, November 19)! 



New Director of Global Engagement Joins PVM’s Engagement Team

Friday, May 7th, 2021 - The Office of Engagement in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed Addison Sheldon as the director of global engagement, effective Monday, April 26.



Strategically Speaking: Refreshed Strategic Plan to Guide College Through 2023

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 - As Boilermakers, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s team of faculty, staff and students realizes that persistent planning is key to taking the small steps that enable the College of Veterinary Medicine to persistently pursue the next giant leap. That is why the college has a culture of strategic planning. Since 2010, two five-year strategic plans have been developed and implemented. When the most recent of those plans neared its end in 2020, teams of faculty and staff reviewed the document, taking note of the college’s achievements, and developed a “refreshed” strategic plan with revised and updated action items for the time period of 2021-2023.



EU Policy on Dog Breeding

Friday, December 11th, 2020 - The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, has cited Dr. Candace Croney’s research in informing their policies about Responsible Dog Breeding standards among its member nations. Dr. Croney is the Director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science at Purdue University and a faculty member at Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Read more about...



New Grant Supports Global Virtual Experiential Learning in Diagnostic Imaging

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - In the midst of a global pandemic, members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family have found a way to globally engage, collaborate, and exchange with the world around them. Dr. Masahiro Murakami, assistant professor of diagnostic imaging, is leading an international collaboration that is virtually connecting veterinary students from all over the world!



Virtual Travel Provides Students with Global Perspectives

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - Knowing that no one was able to travel globally this summer due to COVID-19, the Office of Global Engagement opted to provide members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family with a way to virtually travel around the globe to explore the various career paths available to veterinary professionals. Overall, the sessions, tailored to students, were designed to help participants see their careers in a larger global framework.



Founder of Veterinary Specialist Services Conducts Online Koala Conservation Lecture

Monday, June 15th, 2020 - Taking Purdue University’s shift to remote instruction in stride, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Global Engagement team welcomed Dr. Philip Moses, koala conservation expert, for a live Zoom lecture on April 6.




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