March 20, 2019
Hackathon Empowers CVM Students to Think Boldly
FarmSpeak is a simple idea that’s simply brilliant. The phone app helps crumble communication barriers between farmers, their non-English speaking employees and the veterinarians who work with them both. And it all came together in 20 hours. Trey Cook, a second-year NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student, and a team of former strangers created
March 14, 2019
CVM Students Honored as Future Swine Vet Leaders
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation has awarded several NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students with scholarships recognizing them as extraordinary future leaders in their field. Kayla Castevens and Elizabeth Noblett, both of the Class of 2020, and the Class of 2021’s Jamie Madigan received $5,000 from the AASVF and Merck Animal Health
March 12, 2019
A Passion for Poultry Health
She begins, as she usually does, with a smile and a laugh. “I need to show you something,” Rocio Crespo, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s new professor of poultry health management, says from behind her desk. In one swift movement she turns her chair around, switches her computer off sleep mode and pulls up
March 5, 2019
Two CVM Students Awarded Poultry Health Scholarships
Two NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students are recipients of 2019 American Association of Avian Pathologists scholarships honoring the promising next generation of poultry veterinarians. Dallas Clontz and Grayson Walker are among 10 students across the country receiving the $5,000 scholarship given annually to outstanding second- and third-year veterinary students focused on poultry health.
March 4, 2019
News and Updates, February 2019
Extraordinary alum: The Class of 2018’s Cameron Boggs sets up shop in Sandhills horse country. https://goo.gl/4YAxdP Perry Jameson (DVM, ‘91) talks about how far veterinary medicine has come in 30 years. https://goo.gl/rzwYXV Federal veterinarians, including U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist Megan Sission (DVM, ‘16), reflect on their career following the government shutdown. https://goo.gl/9bnvEh The Technician
February 25, 2019
February 2019 Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine...
February 4, 2019
New Mathematical Model Could Help Control Parasitic Disease in Brazil
A new approach to identifying the risk of infection by a parasite in Brazil could improve the country’s efforts to control a lethal disease.
January 29, 2019
News and Updates, January 2019
Video: UNC-TV visits the Turtle Rescue Team for an inside look at rehabilitation efforts. https://goo.gl/mBZUTH The Class of 2020’s Hannah Varnell is one of this year’s recipients of the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award from the Western Veterinary Conference. https://goo.gl/xNCZHs Ph.D. student Amy Stieler Stewart earns fellowship in support of her colic research. https://goo.gl/iYs1ki The
January 24, 2019
Researchers Create Algorithm to Predict PEDV Outbreaks
PEDV is a virus that causes high mortality rates in preweaned piglets. The virus emerged in the U.S. in 2013 and by 2014 had infected approximately 50 percent of breeding herds...