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Laura Castro, right, directs student counseling services at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Jan 23, 2023

NC State Counselor Chosen as Champion of Student Wellbeing by Student American Veterinary Medicine Association

Laura Castro, director of counseling services at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has won the Champion of Student Wellbeing Award from the Student American Veterinary Medicine Association for fall 2022. Castro, who immigrated from Bogota, Colombia, when she was 12, has been helping veterinary students at NC State since 2019. She holds a bachelor’s degree… 

The NC State veterinary team prepares to give a red wolf a physical.

Dec 21, 2022

2022: A Look Back at the Major Impact We Had

As the days of 2022 unfurled, they revealed over and over again how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine consistently shines. The year, for starters, brought the college its first female dean, ushering in a new era and a new excitement about the future. Our translational research into pain management and gerontology garnered national headlines… 

spanish house officers

Dec 6, 2022

Trio From Spain Make Surprise Long-Distance Connection at NC State

Three grads from the same university in Spain are surprised to find one another as house officers at NC State’s Veterinary Hospital 

Max enjoying his best life

Nov 17, 2022

For a Critically Anemic Max, ‘This Procedure Saved His Life’

By Burgetta Eplin Wheeler Lenny and Sylvia Chin are so eager to explain how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine saved the life of their dog Max that they both get on the phone from their home in Waxhaw, North Carolina, and try to talk at once. “It was critical,” Sylvia says of the day… 

The Chin family with Max at the beach over Christmas 2021

Nov 15, 2022

The Oath, Fall 2022

At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, we are life-changers. In this edition of the Oath magazine, we show you how spectacularly we often build on that foundational truth and become life-savers – both locally and globally.  For instance, Ke Cheng, the Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine at NC State, led a… 

portrait of two cvm students

Aug 11, 2022

Pembroke Connection Produces Two Members of the Class of 2026

Allyson Chavis and Allyson Lane are the two newest grads of the collaborative program between UNC-Pembroke and the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

collage of pictures with Welcome Class of 2026 on top

Aug 2, 2022

Meet the CVM Class of 2026

The CVM welcomes the Class of 2026, and presents this statistical and demographic profile of its newest community members. 

Ethiopian mother with baby

Jul 19, 2022

‘This is a Big Deal’ – CVM Wins USAID Grant for Poultry Project in Ethiopia

Bolstering its work in global health, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has received its first USAID grant for a research project that could lead to healthier chickens and better nourished children in Ethiopia and to a model for how to address food insecurity elsewhere. 

Dr. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, left, works with technician Jeannie Losey on a patient.

Jul 14, 2022

College of Veterinary Medicine Expands Critical Dental and Oral Surgery Program

As the demand for specialized training in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery continues to increase, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is ramping up its program, adding a second dentistry and oral surgery professor last month and starting its first residency training program in the field this week. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, assistant professor of Dentistry and… 

Happy graduates

May 31, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, May 2022

In the Spotlight CVM Class of 2022 Celebrates Hard-Earned Oath & Hooding Moment When members of the Class of 2022 showed up for the first day of classes, little did they know that a global pandemic would turn their path to a degree in veterinary medicine upside down.  Having endured COVID testing, distance learning, social…