Academics


New Director of Lifelong Learning Joins PVM

Friday, August 12th, 2022 - Purdue graduate and previous Purdue employee Tom Mauch stepped into the role of director of Lifelong Learning for the College of Veterinary Medicine effective August 1. A seasoned event planner, Tom returns to the University to utilize his 20-plus years of experience planning events of all shapes and sizes throughout the U.S.



Butterfly Network, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Collaborate to Advance Ultrasound Education

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 - A new generation of ultrasound capability has arrived at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to enhance the education of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing students. The college will begin integrating the use of Butterfly iQ+ Vet — the world’s only single probe, whole-body, multi-species imaging system — into the first year of the DVM program as well as the Veterinary Nursing (VN) program.



Boilermaker Avian and Exotic Veterinarian Headlines Upcoming Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - Dr. Todd Eric Driggers (PU DVM ’94) will give one of the keynote presentations on the topic, “One Vet’s Adventure: Koala Medicine and Burn Management During the Australian Brush Fires” at the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference.



Two-day Forum Anchors Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.



Love of Animals, Purdue Online Program Enables “Retiree’s” Veterinary Nursing Career

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - Brenda Green may have taken 17 years to complete Purdue University's online Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program and bolster her "retirement" career in a Florida veterinary practice, but that's understandable. She was busy. Really busy.



Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Graduation Celebration Recognizes Non-traditional Path to Profession

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - The evening before the Purdue University Spring Commencement, two graduates of the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program were honored at a special ceremony held in Lynn Hall. 



Beloved Tradition is Restored as May PVM Graduation Celebration Returns to Purdue Memorial Union

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - For the first time since 2019, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted its May Graduation Celebration in the Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms where the newest DVM and Veterinary Nursing graduates were honored as family and friends looked on. Held Saturday, May 14, following the conclusion of the University Commencement Ceremony in the Elliott Hall of Music, the program featured recitation of oaths and recognition of recipients of awards for students, faculty, staff, and residents.



Senior DVM Student Pursues Passion for Animals Around the World

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - “If it doesn’t scare you, your dreams aren’t big enough.” This is the affirmation that has guided senior Purdue veterinary student Bre Wilson’s life and her incredible journey around the world for the past few years. Bre recently returned from a study abroad trip to Costa Rica, where she learned invaluable lessons on the importance of appreciating differences in culture and perspective.



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Contributes to Purdue’s Top Ranking Among Big Ten, R1 Institutional Peers in Awarding STEM-based Graduate Degrees to Black Students

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - The U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings for the nation’s top graduate programs point to Purdue University’s strengths in equipping the next generation of leaders in the STEM fields, including the field of veterinary medicine. Further, they show Purdue’s underlying progress to diversify the racial makeup of its graduate student population, enriching the university’s research and learning enterprise and enhancing the powerful link between diversity, excellence and academic opportunity, Purdue officials say.



College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Weekend Features Dedication and Tours of New Hospital Facilities

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - An exciting spring semester culminated in a weekend in April filled with momentous occasions celebrating the dedication of new veterinary hospital facilities, return of the PVM Open House during Spring Fest, and recognition of DVM students in the Class of 2023 at the traditional White Coat Ceremony.




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