Awards and Accolades



Congratulations to these CAWS Members on their Recent promotions

To Full Professor:
Dr. Lynetta Freeman
Dr. Lynetta Freeman

Small Animal Surgery; Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Nicole Widmar
Dr. Nicole Widmar

Agricultural Economics; Purdue College of Agriculture

To Associate Professor:
Dr. Niwako Ogata
Dr. Niwako Ogata

Animal Behavior; Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Hsin-Yi Weng
Dr. Hsin-Yi Weng

Clinical/Analytical Epidemiology; Comparative Pathobiology; Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Maggie O’Haire
Dr. Maggie O’Haire

Human-Animal Interaction; Comparative Pathobiology; Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine

Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference and the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Research Day

CAWS members were well-represented at the recent campus-wide Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference and the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Research Day.

Caroline Crosslin

Food Shipping Preferences of U.S. Consumers

Caroline Crosslin

Advisor: Nicole Widmar

Ellen Green

Lighting Preferences of Laboratory Rats

Ellen Green (pictured), Beth Carper

Advisor: Brianna Gaskill

Katie Bachert

Is Bigger Always Better: Assessing the Effect of Cage Space on Mouse Welfare

Katie Bachert

Advisor: Brianna Gaskill

Lynda Mugenda

Refining On-site Welfare Assessment: Evaluating the Reliability of Field Instantaneous Dog Observation (FIDO) Scoring

Lynda Mugenda

Major Professor: Candace Croney

Congratulations to presenters Megan Riley, Mikayla Small and Andrew Pietraniec for earning third place awards for their posters.
Mikayla Small Andrew Pietraniec

Effect of Live and Recorded Observations on Shelter Dogs' Responses to Stranger Approach

Mikayla Small and Andrew Pietraniec

Advisor: Candace Croney

Megan Riley

Exploring Tickling Dosages: Do Frequency and Duration Matter?

Megan Riley

Advisor: Brianna Gaskill

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