NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, September 2020

Diversity and Inclusion

  • On Oct. 8, the CVM launches a Fall Program on Race and Representation. All of the virtual events are open to the CVM community and the general public. https://cvm.ncsu.edu/diversity-speakers-series-events/
  • The class of 2022’s Ebony Jones is the first recipient of the college’s Tracy Hanner DVM Scholarship supporting underrepresented minorities in veterinary medicine. http://ow.ly/wnLm50Brs0E
    Ebony Jones

    The CVM class of 2022’s Ebony Jones is the first recipient of the Tracy Hanner DVM Scholarship. Photo by John Joyner/NC State Veterinary Medicine.

Donors and Support

  • The class of 2022’s Alex Grobman discusses the impact the Annable Scholarship has had on time at the CVM. ow.ly/Kqcg50ByVDa
  • The student-run Turtle Rescue Team sets up shop in newly renovated headquarters thanks to community volunteer support. ow.ly/GyUe50BxNlw
  • Through the new Richard V. Hodges Scholarship Endowment, NC State alum Jennifer Smith honors the way her father supported her own education. http://ow.ly/So3S50BlT1l
  • Thirty-nine DVM students receive 2020-2021 Annable Scholarships, the largest class since the scholarship was established in 2016. http://ow.ly/Dqwg50BfJJZ
  • The class of 2021’s Erin Wilkins receives the first Samantha Lin Memorial Scholarship. http://ow.ly/Mojf50Bn18P

NC State’s fall Day of Giving was filled with an outpouring of kindness and thousands of generous gifts that highlighted how we are truly stronger as a Pack.

Because of your your generosity, the CVM led the university in total amount donated for the second year in a row.

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Faculty and Staff

  • PS Dressage highlights Lauren Schnabel’s crucial equine health research funded by the Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation. http://ow.ly/XqYB50BDAv6
  • Dianne Dunning named a Provost Faculty Fellow. ow.ly/xQPY50BwFwu
  • NC State Veterinary Hospital clinicians team with the NC State Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL) for an innovative tumor treatment approach. ow.ly/l4nh50BwBc1
  • Brittany Enders talks with WRAL about what owners should do for their dogs after a snake encounter. http://ow.ly/gDO650BmZRC
  • Impactful collaborations: How Cristina Lanzas connected with the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology for her latest project. http://ow.ly/npEZ50BeW32
  • Kelly Meiklejohn is a co-primary investigator of genetics research earning a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation. http://ow.ly/Almg50BDC4j

Students and Alumni

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka. Photo by Jo-Anne MacArthur. Courtesy of Conservation Through Public Health.

  • Alumnus and adjunct professor Dan Dombrowski is co-hosting a new podcast, “Love Nature: The Biophilia Podcast,” based out of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. thebiophiliapodcast.org
  • CVM master’s graduate Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka receives the Aldo Leopold Award for her groundbreaking wildlife conservation work. http://ow.ly/gaHQ50BgVvq
  • Graduate student Paul Cray earns an honorable mention in NC State’s Envisioning Research Contest. http://ow.ly/918g50BfKOy
  • The class of 2024’s Safari Richardson awarded a John D. Spurling Scholarship from the American Kennel Club Humane Fund. http://ow.ly/eBfe50BbCTR