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Veterinary Career Fair Zooms ahead Despite All Odds

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - In the face of multiple challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine held its first ever digital career fair, providing a safe means of connecting students with future career opportunities.



Donor Spotlight Highlights Harry and Freida Latshaw

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - In the spirit of Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine would like to recognize a special couple that has made a difference in the lives of veterinary nursing students – Mr. Harry and Mrs. Freida Latshaw.



Building Blocks Reaching New Heights on Future Purdue Veterinary Hospital Facilities

Friday, October 9th, 2020 - Purdue University is currently in the process of building three entirely new animal hospitals for the College of Veterinary Medicine including one for small animals, one for equine, and one for farm animals. Constructed in 1959, the current Large Animal Hospital in Lynn Hall was built for a teaching capacity of only about 50 students. The new Purdue University Veterinary Hospital facilities are designed for a class exceeding 100 students. In addition to increased capacity for teaching, the new facilities will allow ample space for specialty services the hospital has added over the years.



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.



Veterinary Professionals Connect Digitally at First Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - In the midst of the challenges posed by the pandemic of 2020, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine found a silver lining with the success of its first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference, held September 22-25. Utilizing an app called “Whova,” along with special events conducted via the Zoom platform, the conference attracted more than 560 registered attendees, including veterinarians, veterinary nurses, and Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff, and students.



Human-Animal Bond Expert Shares How Service Dogs Do the World a Great Service

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - The kick-off event for the 2020 virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference featured an intriguing look at the life of service dogs. Held Tuesday, September 22, the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture featured a Zoom presentation by Dr. Zenithson Ng, clinical associate professor of canine and feline primary care at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. The talk, which was open to the public, provided a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and revealed ways people can help ensure the welfare of these animals.



Development Spotlight Shines on Veterinary Hospital and Dog Jog Endowment Campaigns

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - Philanthropy makes a difference in the College of Veterinary Medicine every day, as donors contribute in support of people and programs to improve animal and human health and well-being and support the education of future veterinary professionals. The gifts given are a reflection on the good work of faculty, staff, and students who often are the vital link between the college and generous supporters, says Chief Development Officer Tanya Finkbiner. So, to help shine a light on the impact of philanthropy on our college, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine development team is beginning a series of spotlight announcements that will appear in the Vet Gazette periodically.



It’s Not Far-fetched to Find Drew Brees in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - Did you know that Drew Brees is a professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine? A pet professor that is, or rather pet professors.



Purdue Day of Giving – A Huge Success for Purdue Veterinary Medicine!

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - In its 7th year, Purdue Day of Giving raised an incredible $42,197,298 received through 20,217 gifts – once again an amazing showing of generosity and support for the university and its persistent pursuit of the next giant leap!




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