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Weeklong Celebration Focuses on Thanking Purdue Veterinary Nurses

Friday, October 15th, 2021 - Throughout next week, October 17-23, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will recognize the important role that veterinary nurses play in veterinary medicine by celebrating Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week.



Food Drive to Support PVM Food Pantry Begins Monday

Friday, October 15th, 2021 - As impacts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple through society and the economy, food insecurity remains an issue for many, including people within the PVM family. Now you can easily make a difference for those in need, thanks to the PVM Food Pantry Food Drive that runs for the next two weeks.



Purdue University Trustees Ratify Appointment of Dr. Harm HogenEsch as Distinguished Professor

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Associate Dean for Research Harm HogenEsch is the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s newest Distinguished Professor.  Dr. HogenEsch’s appointment as Distinguished Professor of Immunopathology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology was ratified by the Purdue University Board of Trustees Friday, October 1, along with three other distinguished professor appointments.



Veterinary Students Get Update from Dean During State of the College Address

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed highlighted progress on the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex as he gave his annual State of the College address to veterinary students Monday, October 4.  Organized by SAVMA Purdue, the lunchtime program was presented in-person this year in contrast to last year when it was done virtually due to the pandemic.



Purdue Homecoming Spotlight Shines on Small Animal Primary Care

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine was on display for Purdue alumni, football fans, and community residents as part of the “Boilermaker Boulevard” during the family-friendly celebration on the Purdue Mall Saturday morning, October 2.



In Memory: Linda Gail Houston, Former PVM Staff Member

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Hospital staff member, Linda Gail Houston, of Richmond, Texas, who died Monday, September 27 at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital.  She was 63.



Veterinary Nursing Program Staff Honored with Purdue Student Impact Award

Friday, October 1st, 2021 - Congratulations are in order for Veterinary Nursing Program staff members Paige Allen, MS, RVT and Shelly Opperman, who received Purdue University’s Student Impact Award for their work as instructors for the All Creatures Great and Small Learning Community.



In Memory: Dr. Jerry Buening (PU DVM ’64; PhD ‘69)

Friday, October 1st, 2021 - The Purdue family mourns the loss of Dr. Jerry Buening of Columbia, Mo., a member of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s second graduating class, who passed away Wednesday, September 22, at his home.  He was 81.



Virtual Awards Ceremony Confers Recognition on Outstanding Faculty

Friday, September 24th, 2021 - A longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition of recognizing outstanding faculty during the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference continued in a virtual format in 2021.  The annual Awards Celebration September 10 included the presentation of the prestigious Raymond E. Plue Outstanding Teacher Award along with several other awards for faculty service, research, and teaching.



In Memory: Dr. Charles Sink (PU DVM ’68)

Friday, September 24th, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened by the passing of an alumnus who was in the college’s sixth graduating class, Dr. Charles Sink, of Peoria, Ariz.  He was 77.




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