Purdue Veterinary Student Wins Prize in Veterinary History Essay Contest
Friday, June 26th, 2020 - A string of strong performances by Purdue veterinary students in a national veterinary history essay contest continued this year with four entries being submitted, one of which placed second. Congratulations to Anna Adams, of the DVM Class of 2021, who won Second Prize in the Smithcors Veterinary History Essay Contest.
Registration Open for Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference
Friday, June 26th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Conference will feature a new twist for 2020, as it will be offered in a virtual format, which will allow attendees to join in on conference sessions and activities from their own home or office. The conference will utilize an app, called “Whova,” to launch the event in a virtual format, showcasing our persistent pursuit of the next giant leap in veterinary medicine! Conference registration is now open.
Global Engagement Launches Summer Online Series
Friday, June 12th, 2020 - With study abroad plans cancelled in light of university travel restrictions this summer, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Global Engagement has launched an online series, “Global Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine.” Tailored to students, the series aims to provide a better understanding of veterinary medicine’s impact throughout the world and give participants a comprehensive view of the various career paths available to veterinary professionals by way of a virtual trip around the world.
Graduate Students Honored with PVM Research Day Awards
Friday, June 5th, 2020 - Among the many changes to Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s spring schedule induced by the COVID-19 pandemic was the cancellation of the annual PVM Research Day. Nevertheless recipients were selected for the research awards customarily presented during the event.
Virtual Alumni Panel Highlights Importance of Mental Health
Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which served as an excellent opportunity for Purdue Veterinary Medicine to shed light on an incredibly important, yet difficult topic to address in the veterinary profession. The college hosted a virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, May 19, to provide an outlet for veterinary professionals to candidly talk about how they are addressing mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PVM Graduation Celebration Recognizes Award Recipients
Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - The virtual Graduation Celebration hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in lieu of traditional commencement exercises included the recognition of recipients of faculty, resident, intern, and student awards. Typically the awards would have been presented at the Graduation Gala on the eve of commencement, but due to the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the award recognition was incorporated into the college’s virtual celebration that was streamed via Facebook Live Saturday, May 16.
Purdue On-demand Commencement Honors PVM Graduates
Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - In a normal year, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s traditional Oath Ceremony would follow the Purdue University commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music, yet this year’s far-from-normal events induced by the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a heroic effort to develop alternate plans. Purdue University converted its beloved traditional commencement ceremony into an on-demand virtual presentation, which included the reading of the names of DVM and Veterinary Nursing graduates.
Veterinary Exotic Animal Club Wins Purdue Outstanding Program Award
Friday, May 15th, 2020 - Veterinary students earn respect not only by completing a famously rigorous curriculum, but also by going above and beyond in the process, pursuing particular areas of interest and helping others along the way. Such is true of members of the Purdue Veterinary Exotic Animal Club (PVEAC) – the club which this year won the Outstanding Program Award, presented by Purdue Student Activities and Organizations.
Purdue Veterinary Hospital Welcomes Mask Donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community
Friday, May 15th, 2020 - Community support continues to pour in for the Purdue Veterinary Hospital in the form of facemask donations for hospital employees. In addition to individual donations, the hospital received a bulk donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community Thursday, May 7.
Global Faculty Series Wraps Up by Shining Spotlight on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo
Friday, May 8th, 2020 - During the final week of the spring semester, the Vet Gazette brings its Global Faculty Series to a close with a feature on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, associate professor of basic medical sciences.