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Continuum Café Carries on a Continuum of Service

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - After a hiatus that began March 20 and continued over the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Continuum Café located in Lynn Hall made necessary modifications to reopen for the fall semester and has been serving a steady stream of customers since. The reopening came with several changes, including new management by the Purdue Food Company, a subsidiary of Aramark, and some menu and procedural adjustments.



New 3D Cell Culture Method Developed with Help of BMS Professor Points to Personalized Cancer Therapies

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Each cancer patient’s tumors have cells that look and act differently, making it difficult for scientists to determine treatments based on tumors grown from generic cell cultures in the lab. Now, thanks to a new 3D cell culture technique developed by a team of Purdue University researchers, including College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member Sophie Lelièvre, it may be possible to personalize treatment by understanding the contributions of different cell types in a tumor to the cancer’s behavior.



Veterinary Nursing Student Finds Personal Motivation to be Protect Purdue Ambassador

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Meet Alayna Baker, a veterinary nursing student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is also a Protect Purdue Ambassador! Alayna is one of over 200 Purdue students who signed-up for the program which was developed after the need was recognized for peer encouragement to get the entire student body aligned with the Protect Purdue Pledge.



Dean’s State of the College Address Describes How Purdue Veterinary Medicine is Moving Forward

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed continued a fall tradition virtually this month, giving his annual State of the College address to students using the Zoom platform. Dean Reed delivered a positive message of progress, describing ways in which the college is moving forward on multiple fronts.



Veterinary organizations take diversity- and equity-related action

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 - Banfield Pet Hospital focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion during its virtual Pet Healthcare Industry Summit, Sept. 14-15. Participants included (clockwise from top left) Melissa Marshall, Banfield’s senior vice president of people and organization; Dr. Ruby Perry, dean of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Willie Reed, dean of Purdue University College of Veterinary...



Gratitude Abounds During Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine takes great pride in educating the entire veterinary team, and veterinary nurses are a big part of that team! To show its support and gratitude for veterinary nurses, the College of Veterinary Medicine held a week-long celebration of Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week.



Resilience in Midst of Pandemic Showcased in Story of Purdue Veterinary Hospital Patient, Sheeba

Friday, October 9th, 2020 - Caring for a sick pet certainly is among the experiences made more complicated by COVID-19 pandemic induced changes. Those changes include the necessary, but difficult, distancing that must be maintained to provide safe care to clients and patients of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. While global resilience will be needed to weather this pandemic, there’s good reason to also celebrate the stories of resilient families and pets that have faced illness during this public health crisis. One such story of resilience is that of Sheeba the dog.



In Memory: Dr. Marc Hall (PU DVM ’71)

Friday, October 9th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family mourns the passing of alumnus Marc A. Hall (PU DVM ’71), of Winter Garden, Fla., who died of cancer and congestive heart failure September 26. He was 73.



Week-long Celebration Highlights Veterinary Nurses

Friday, October 9th, 2020 - Throughout the week of October 11-17, Purdue Veterinary Medicine recognizes the important role that veterinary nurses play in veterinary medicine as we celebrate Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week. Although we appreciate our veterinary nurses every day, this week we take time to reflect on their significant skills and tireless efforts that are so important in providing compassionate care for animals.



Students Recognized for Completing Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine is pleased to recognize students in the DVM Class of 2023 and 2024 who successfully completed the requirements for the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine.




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