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News and Updates, August 2020

Return to Class

  • Laura Nelson outlines the CVM’s new approaches to DVM education this year during the pandemic. http://ow.ly/hLRY50AVdLc
  • Like daughter, like father: The class of 2024’s Craig Barnett joins his daughter, Alex, class of 2022, at the CVM. http://ow.ly/zWS150B8rCr
  • To the class of 2024’s Kinnidy Coley, the CVM has always felt like home. http://ow.ly/KH8t50B2o93
  • Raena Eldridge was a champion swimmer and award-winning scholar as an undergraduate. Now she’s excited to join a new team — the CVM class of 2024. http://ow.ly/lKeu50AXnEe
  • Meet the 100 extraordinary DVM students of the CVM class of 2024. http://ow.ly/o02D50AQfbx

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Allen Cannedy interviewed by the Veterinary Viewfinder podcast about fostering diversity in veterinary medicine and the challenges faced by minorities in the field. http://ow.ly/RB8i50ALxLN

Donors and Support

  • Elisa Meier’s determination to hold down student debt and her passion for community service made the member of the class of 2021 a natural fit for the Annable Scholarship. http://ow.ly/fpKD50B4z6K

In the Spotlight

Uniquely NC State: The CVM’s Teaching Animal Unit and pastures are featured by the university as one of its distinctive “Hallowed Places.” http://ow.ly/L4n250BaPvx

Faculty and Staff

  • Anthony Blikslager honored with the 2020 AVMA Clinical Research Award. http://ow.ly/bSAe50BaymJ
    Duncan

    Duncan Lascelles is one of just a few researchers worldwide focused on treating pain in companion animals.

  • Duncan Lascelles talks about canine osteoarthritis signs, cancer pain and more in an episode of the Canine Cancer Academy podcast. http://ow.ly/ZMSt50B5uah
  • John Bonagura talks about feline heart conditions for owners to look out for. http://ow.ly/c33V50AWn9L
  • Welcome to the CVM family: Meet Carrie Jacobs, assistant clinical professor of equine surgery. http://ow.ly/XJih50ARkBS
  • Research led by Ke Cheng may lead to more effective treatments for baldness. http://ow.ly/NkhA50AKo33
  • Archie, a German shepherd blood donor owned by Christine Casavant, featured in a canine calendar. http://ow.ly/kIpR50BaMAm
  • Margaret Gruen and Sara Bennett talk to Popular Science about how to help pets with separation anxiety. http://ow.ly/O8Mw50BaNtm
  • This year’s North Carolina Veterinary Conference will be virtual and on demand starting Oct. 1. http://ow.ly/oBRh50AYnOS

Alumni and Students

  • The class of 2021’s Aimee Sink and the class of 2022’s Courtney Wicker receive American Kennel Club Veterinary Outreach Scholarships. http://ow.ly/EoP650AZrLt
  • CVM graduate Sam Young (DVM, ’11) gives a behind-the-scenes look at working with sharks at the Greensboro Science Center. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=408065743502835
  • The class of 2021’s Caroline Schlaeppi Fisher receives a Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholar honorable mention. http://ow.ly/7iUd50ATRBV
  • The class of 2020’s Allison Baucom, Abby Lane and Joseph Wiggins — three Rowan Countians — profiled in the September issue of Salisbury the Magazine (registration/subscription required). http://ow.ly/b6iS50BaLEi