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PVM Golden Anniversary Class Members Share Memories at Reunion Events

Friday, September 30th, 2022 - Alumni in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s tenth Golden Anniversary Class, the DVM Class of 1972, received special recognition when they gathered for their class reunion dinner during the week of the 2022 Purdue Veterinary Conference.

Alumni and Friends Celebration Honors Reunion Classes and Alumni and Teaching Award Winners

Friday, September 30th, 2022 - Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff, alumni, and friends recognized recipients of top alumni and teaching awards, and honored alumni classes celebrating class anniversaries at the Alumni and Friends Celebration during the 2022 Purdue Veterinary Conference. The event was held Thursday evening, September 22, in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom.

In Memory – Dr. Horace “Skip” Jackson, PVM Professor Emeritus

Friday, September 30th, 2022 - The annual Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog held in conjunction with the Purdue Veterinary Conference took on special meaning this year, after the beloved emeritus professor for whom the event was named passed away. Dr. Horace “Skip” Jackson, of West Lafayette, Indiana, died Friday, September 16, at his residence, just a few days before the 2022 Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog, which took place Saturday, September 24. Dr. Jackson was 99.

League of VetaHumanz SuperPower Packs are Recognized with Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Friday, August 19th, 2022 - Thanks to support provided to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s League of VetaHumanz, more than 13,180 “SuperPower Packs” have been given to kids in underresourced communities as a means of interesting them in science in general and veterinary medicine in specific. Simultaneously, the program has been newly recognized with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.

Veterinary Nursing Instructional Technologist Wins National Advising Award

Friday, August 19th, 2022 - Senior Instructional Specialist and Veterinary Nursing Student Life and Activities Coordinator Jennifer Smith was recognized as the SCNAVTA Advisor of the Year Award.

In Memory: Dr. Roger Lee Symensma (PU DVM ’74)

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - The life of a Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumnus, Dr. Roger Lee Symensma (PU DVM ’74), was remembered during a Celebration of Life service July 14 in New Paris, Indiana, where he was raised. 

Hot Summer Weather Brings Renewed Focus on Heartworm Disease and Prevention

Friday, July 1st, 2022 - When the Indianapolis Star compiled a story about climate change and the incidence of heartworm infections, the newspaper turned to experts in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for information and insight about heartworm disease and prevention.

Picnic Brings Together Summer Research Scholars and Mentors to Kick-off Summer Program

Friday, June 17th, 2022 - The start of summer means the opportunity for undergraduate and veterinary students to gain first-hand experience working in research laboratories courtesy of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Veterinary Research Scholars Summer Program. This year’s program kicked-off the evening of June 2 with a traditional Indiana picnic, hosted by the college’s Office of Research.

Purdue Veterinary Research Scholar Shares Advice for New Graduate Degree Recipients at Commencement

Friday, June 17th, 2022 - When Purdue University needed a guest speaker for the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony to address master’s and Doctor of Philosophy degree recipients in May, the obvious question became, who better than Dr. Deborah Knapp, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology in the College of Veterinary Medicine? As explained in her introduction in the Purdue 2022 Commencement Program, “Dr. Knapp is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in bladder cancer and comparative oncology.” Her personal story of growing into the role of a premier cancer researcher, and the insights she’s gleaned along the way, provided just the right inspiration for Purdue students earning their graduate degrees.

Reception in New David and Bonnie Brunner Small Animal Hospital Celebrates Hospital Staff

Friday, June 10th, 2022 - After years of planning, with multiple challenges along the way, the completion of the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex was marked by a celebratory reception hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine administration to congratulate the hospital staff on their perseverance.

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