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Major National Award Recognizes Purdue Veterinarian for Outstanding Public Service

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member and administrator gained national recognition this summer at Multiplying Good’s national Jefferson Awards Gala, when she was recognized for her work aimed at broadening diversity in the veterinary medical profession.

Vet Up! College: Inaugural Graduation Celebrates Achievements

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - This summer, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed its first class of Vet Up!® College students. Vet Up! College is a six-week program for undergraduate students who are serious about going to veterinary school. Participants experience first-hand what it is like to be a veterinary student.

Sixty + 150 Equals a Landmark Year for Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Years that end in the number nine hold special meaning for Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine, especially the year 2019, when Purdue commemorated its 150th Anniversary and Purdue Veterinary Medicine celebrated its 60th Anniversary. The occasions were marked by an abundance of special events and activities, which provided opportunities to reflect on historical milestones, spotlight points of excellence and look to the future in engaging and thought-provoking ways.

New Grant for Priority 4 Paws Supports Shelter Medicine Education and Services

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s mobile surgery unit, Priority 4 Paws (P4P), is a shelter medicine program that combines community service with education to provide invaluable learning experiences for fourth-year veterinary students. Now the program is getting a significant boost in the form of a $150,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. Dr. Emily Curry, visiting assistant professor of mobile surgery and shelter medicine, says the funding will enhance the mobile surgery unit’s service-learning initiatives in partnership with Marion County, Ind., animal shelters.

Global Engagement Director Receives Purdue Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Award

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - As part of International Education Week, Purdue’s Office of Global Partnerships (OGP) and Global Academic Committee (GAC) has named Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Director of Global Engagement Will Smith, II, MA as one of two inaugural winners of Purdue’s Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Awards.

Global Engagement Office Brings Mission Rabies Expert to PVM

Friday, November 8th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Global Engagement and the International Veterinary Student Association hosted a visit by Dr. Frederic Lohr, director of strategic partnerships at Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS), Monday and Tuesday, November 4 and 5. Dr. Lohr shared about the mission of WVS and future collaborations with PVM.

Veterinary Nurse Shares Passion for CPR Training by Hosting RECOVER Workshop

Friday, November 1st, 2019 - Guided by her commitment to furthering veterinary CPR education, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s own Courtney Waxman, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC) held a workshop recently to assist others in obtaining their Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) certifications.

Global Wildlife Medicine Course to Provide Unique CE Opportunity

Friday, October 25th, 2019 - In response to Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s successful 60th Anniversary international continuing education trip in 2019, the College will offer another continuing education course in Belize and Guatemala focusing on wildlife medicine and conservation next year.

Pets Draw a Crowd at PVM’s Homecoming Booth

Friday, October 18th, 2019 - A flurry of special events and activities last weekend marked the culmination of Purdue University’s 150 Years of Giant Leaps campaign, and Purdue Veterinary Medicine played a role in the celebration.

Annual IAHF/PVM Golf Outing Generates More than $6K in Support of PVM Students and Programs

Friday, October 18th, 2019 - The final figure has been tallied for proceeds from the 2019 Indiana Animal Health Foundation / Purdue Veterinary Medicine Golf Outing that raised funds for PVM student scholarships and activities. Held at Coyote Crossing in West Lafayette Tuesday, September 17, the outing marked the beginning of the 2019 Purdue Veterinary Conference.

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