Global Engagement

Second Antimicrobial Resistance Conference at Purdue Draws Expanded Audience

Friday, March 8th, 2024 - Attendance figures for Purdue University’s second Antimicrobial Resistance Conference demonstrated increasing interest in the event’s interdisciplinary approach to the topic that the World Health Organization (WHO) identifies as one of the top global public health and development threats. 

Dean’s Global Vision Leads to Expanded Global Engagement for Students

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - Of the numerous notable advancements Dean Willie Reed has pioneered for Purdue Veterinary Medicine during his tenure, perhaps the most far-reaching involves global engagement. The establishment of the college’s Global Engagement Office with a full-time director in 2015 was followed by a consequent, soaring increase in global engagement involving both DVM and veterinary nursing students.

Global Engagement Fair Celebrates PVM’s Leadership in Providing Opportunities Abroad

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - The Veterinary Medical Library was the setting for a Global Engagement Fair held in celebration of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s expanding global engagement opportunities and ever-increasing study abroad options for DVM and veterinary nursing students. Hosted by the college’s Office of Global Engagement, the event on October 6 also provided the perfect opportunity to recognize students who successfully completed the requirements for obtaining the PVM Global Engagement Certificate. The certificate program was created to inspire students to change the world through their future veterinary medical careers by providing them with the tools to better engage, exchange, and collaborate with the world around them.

Japanese Students Enrich PVM Learning Environment During Visit to Lynn Hall

Friday, August 25th, 2023 - “We truly look forward to your visits each year,” Addison Sheldon, Purdue Veterinary Medicine director of Global Engagement, told visiting students from Japan as he began a farewell ceremony Friday, August 18 in the David and Bonnie Brunner Small Animal Hospital. The program marked the conclusion of a visit by students and faculty from the Kitasato University School of Veterinary Medicine and Rakuno Gakuen University. The visit was part of an ongoing international exchange relationship between Purdue University and the two Japanese universities.

Visit by Chinese Veterinary Students Renews Exchange Relationship with Sichuan Agricultural University

Friday, August 4th, 2023 - Students from Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) and their faculty advisor received a warm welcome and a host of clinical learning experiences during a recent two-week visit to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. The college hosted the visit as part of a long-standing exchange relationship with the SAU College of Veterinary Medicine in Chengdu in China’s Sichuan Province.

Veterinary and Undergraduate Students Kick-off Summer of Research with Traditional Picnic

Friday, June 9th, 2023 - The Veterinary Research Scholars Summer Program at Purdue University kicked off last week with a traditional summer picnic. The program provides undergraduate and veterinary students the opportunity to gain research experience and explore non-practice veterinary careers. Participants work on independent research projects mentored by faculty members.

Panda Expert Nears End of Visit to PVM as Guest of Dr. Jeff Ko and Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Friday, March 10th, 2023 - A chance meeting several years ago in China between Dr. Jeff Ko, Purdue professor of anesthesiology, and a Chinese veterinarian and panda expert, Dr. ChengDong Wang, led to a unique opportunity for the College of Veterinary Medicine as Dr. Wang accepted an invitation for a yearlong visit to Purdue. As his visit comes to a close, Dr. Wang joined Dr. Ko for a presentation to the college’s Exotic Animal Club.

International Speakers and Beautiful Birds Draw Attention at Purdue Veterinary Student-Led Conference

Friday, October 28th, 2022 - Colorful birds and fascinating talks were the order of the day last weekend at the two-day Medicine of Mammalian and Avian Species (MMAS) Symposium hosted at Lynn Hall by students in the Exotic Animal Club. The program provided attendees with lectures covering basic medicine, handling, nutrition, intubation, anesthesia and many other topics for avian and small mammals.

Students with Sights Set on International Horizons Turn Out for Global Engagement Fair

Friday, October 21st, 2022 - Each fall, the Office of Global Engagement hosts an event that spotlights study abroad opportunities and recognizes the students who have taken advantage of them or are interested in doing so. This year’s Global Engagement Fair This was held Friday evening, October 14, in the Veterinary Medical Library in Lynn Hall and provided a means for DVM and Veterinary Nursing students to mingle, have fun, and celebrate the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s global initiatives and opportunities.

Exotic Animal Medicine Will Be Focus of two-Day Symposium Hosted by Purdue Veterinary Students

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - The Medicine of Mammals and Avian Species (MMAS) Symposium will reflect the passion of the Purdue veterinary students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Exotic Animal Club, when the two day conference is held later this month in Lynn Hall.

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