Global Engagement

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.

Senior DVM Student Pursues Passion for Animals Around the World

Friday, June 24th, 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.

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.

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.

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