Global Engagement


Farewell Ceremony for Kitasato Students Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Exchange Program

Friday, August 23rd, 2019 - A group of fifth-year students from Kitasato University in Japan and an accompanying faculty member visited the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for two weeks at the beginning of August, marking the 25th anniversary of the global exchange program.



Study Abroad Program Brings International Veterinary Students to Purdue

Friday, August 9th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine welcomed international students from Sichuan Agricultural University and Rakuno Gakuen as part of an international exchange program this summer, and marked the 25th year for its partnership with Kitasato University in Japan.



PVM Hosts Students in Promising New Partnership with Universities in Colombia and Chile

Friday, July 12th, 2019 - Three final-year veterinary students from South America have been visiting Lynn Hall this summer as part of two new partnerships formed between the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and Universidad de Antioquia, located in Colombia, and Universidad Austral de Chile, which is a Chilean research university.



PVM Takes CE Global as Part of the College’s 60th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Offices of Global Engagement and Lifelong Learning teamed-up to host an inaugural eight-day continuing education (CE) course this spring in Belize and Guatemala with the Belize Rehabilitation Clinic/Wildlife Institute.



Spring Extravaganza Spotlights PVM’s Global Engagement Opportunities

Friday, March 29th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Global Engagement and the Purdue Chapter of the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) hosted their annual Spring Extravaganza at the MatchBOX Coworking Studio in downtown Lafayette last Friday evening, March 22. The event attracted over 50 students from the College’s Veterinary Nursing and DVM programs.



Study Abroad Trip Gives Students Global Perspective on Veterinary Pathology

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - When it comes to effective learning, Dr. Tiffany Lyle, a faculty member in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, knows the power of global engagement for veterinary students. So, she developed an innovative program to link travel and the study of veterinary pathology.



Dr. Audrey Ruple Brings One Health Perspective to Purdue’s Dawn or Doom Event

Friday, November 9th, 2018 - Now in its fifth year, Dawn or Doom is a major two-day event designed to foster conversations about potential risks and rewards of rapidly emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and genetic engineering.  Held on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, the event attracts upwards of 6,000 people, including leading national experts and top Purdue researchers.  This year, Dr. Audrey Ruple, assistant professor of one health epidemiology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology became the first Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member to speak at the event.



Students Flock to International Extravaganza and Photo Contest Winner Announcement

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - Entertainment and food from around the world helped attract Purdue Veterinary Medicine students to the Fall Extravaganza hosted by the Office of Global Engagement and Purdue International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) last Friday, October 12, in the Veterinary Medical Library. The Fall Extravaganza gives students a chance to learn about other students’ experiences abroad and the international learning opportunities that are offered through PVM.



College Bids Farewell to International Exchange Students

Friday, August 31st, 2018 - Six veterinary students and their faculty advisor from the Kitasato University School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences in Towada City, Japan, wrapped up a two-week visit to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Friday, August 24, with a farewell reception held in their honor in Lynn Hall, Room 1192. The Japanese veterinary students visited Purdue as part of a long-standing exchange relationship between Kitasato University and Purdue Veterinary Medicine dating back more than 20 years.



PVM Hosts International Guests from China and Japan

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosted two delegations of veterinary and veterinary technology students from China and Japan for a two-week exchange visit that concluded with a farewell luncheon and ceremony last Friday, August 3. As part of a reciprocal exchange agreement made through the PVM Office of Global Engagement, a total of 11 students and two faculty members observed various clinical rotations and participated in a variety of events and activities.




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