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Graduates of “Vet Up! College” Celebrate Virtually as they Step Closer to their Dream of becoming Veterinarians

Friday, July 23rd, 2021 - In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine successfully hosted its summer program called “Vet Up! College” this year for undergraduate students who are serious about going to veterinary school.



PVM Alumnus and Disney Conservation Veterinarian to Headline Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 16th, 2021 - Since earning his Purdue University DVM degree in 1993, Dr. Andrew (Andy) Stamper has experienced something of a dream career for a person with a love for marine life and conservation. And he will be sharing his expertise and insights during the virtual 2021 Purdue University Veterinary Conference.



Experts Join Together for International Dialogue on the Human-Animal Bond

Friday, July 2nd, 2021 - Registration is now available for the 2021 Centers for the Human-Animal Bond Conference hosted by the Purdue University Center for the Human-Animal Bond. The virtual conference scheduled for November 4-5 will bring together a diverse set of national and international academic human-animal interaction centers and institutes for a global, interdisciplinary conversation focused on advancement in this field.



Distance Learning Program Ensures It’s Never Too Late to Open the Door to Veterinary Nursing

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - One of the cornerstones of the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is flexibility that keeps the door open to a veterinary nursing career for non-traditional students. Perhaps no one can testify to that better than Karen “Coco” Schefmeyer. When the 63-year-old enrolled in the distance learning program, she brought a wealth of real world experience to the virtual classroom, and she doesn’t miss a beat as she works toward earning her associate’s degree in veterinary nursing.



Virtual Learning Necessitated by Pandemic Provides Access to Lifelong Learning

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Even though in person continuing education conferences and symposia went by the wayside during the past year due to the pandemic, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Lifelong Learning found itself plenty busy serving sizeable virtual crowds.



Skillful Surgery… and Other Hands-on Lessons

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Take a look at how the College of Veterinary Medicine’s faculty and staff delivered hands-on clinical education to the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary nurses in the midst of a pandemic.



Outdoor Setting Affords Perfect Place for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 2021 Oath Ceremony

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Before a backdrop of lush Indiana woodland on the banks of the Wabash River, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a carefully planned and orchestrated in-person Oath Ceremony on May 15 to recognize the Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates in the Class of 2021.



Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program Resumes in Person After Pandemic

Friday, June 11th, 2021 - Research and summer go hand-in-hand for 16 students in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program. Designed to increase the number of veterinarians involved in biomedical and clinical research, the program kicked-off this year with a summer picnic at Happy Hollow Park May 19. The event was carefully planned with proper precautions to protect everyone’s health and safety.



CAWS Symposium Draws Participants Virtually from Around the World

Friday, May 28th, 2021 - In keeping with Protect Purdue requirements, the 2021 CAWS Symposium was held virtually May 19-20 and proved to be a hit, with 153 registrants participating from 30 states and nine countries. The two-day program focused on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond.



Outstanding Graduates Recognized with Awards During Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 21st, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Graduation Celebration held at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater included the presentation of several student awards.




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