June 18, 2018
NC State CVM Chosen for New Admissions Diversity Program
The CVM was one of just three schools nationwide chosen by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges to take part in the organization’s pilot holistic admissions development program...
June 17, 2018
Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief
Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain...
June 12, 2018
Summer Program Offers Unique Research Opportunity
For Eddy Cruz, a summer well spent is working in a lab at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. The NC State rising senior microbiology major from Monroe, N.C., is spending his second summer in the lab of his mentor, Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine, investigating what helps the bacteria Salmonella survive
April 29, 2018
CVM Class of 2018 Set for Hooding
The Class of 2018 made a big splash when they arrived at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. They’re now ready to make an even bigger one. As first-year students in 2014, they organized an ALS ice bucket challenge on campus, garnering much attention and showing a collective giving spirit. On Saturday, they’ll take
April 9, 2018
A Distinguished Professorship for an Extraordinary Scientist
Ed Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases, came to the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982, and has influenced students in every CVM class to step through the college’s doors...
March 25, 2018
Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India
A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine project to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance has received an Internationalized Seed Grant from the university. The project is from Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur, CVM associate professor of molecular epidemiology and associate director of the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program at the Comparative Medicine Institute. His
March 23, 2018
CVM’s Duff Receives NC State Outstanding Teacher Award
Lisa Duff, an anatomy lecturer at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is the recipient of a 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award from NC State University. Sponsored by NC State’s Office of Faculty Development in cooperation with the Office of Executive Vice President and Provost Warwick Arden, the honor recognizes excellence in teaching and mentoring
March 20, 2018
7 Things Not to Miss at the 2018 CVM Open House
At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Open House, you’re never far from something you’ll never forget. For this year’s event (9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 24; rain or shine) the public can get up close with palm-sized chicks and big Percheron horses, see a live surgery and a simulated calf birth — and
March 12, 2018
Saving the Life of an Uncommon Friend
She tells you exactly what her horse means to her without saying anything at all. It’s in the way Regina Taggart lightly touches Yogi’s mane, how she pats his stomach and watches his reaction. It’s in her eyes, in glances of love and appreciation reflecting a bond that was unexpected but embraced. Here, there is
February 26, 2018
Building DVM Skills One Conversation at a Time
An innovative, thorough approach to instilling communication values that apply to the wide range of situations veterinarians face every day...