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...
April 4, 2018
New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students
During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health. She was traveling with nine other vet students and Andrew Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education and a clinical assistant professor in the Department
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...
February 13, 2018
10 Amazing Animal Heart Facts
They can be as big as a piano or too small to see without a microscope. They may beat as much as 1,000 — or as little as six — times a minute. They are animal hearts and they’re extraordinary. Yes, the human heart is pretty astonishing, too. The thing has its electrical impulse, so
February 11, 2018
At the CVM, a House System United
In the fall of 2016, the CVM became the first veterinary school in the country to implement a house system. It’s part open-arms welcome, part community builder and support system — and altogether a committed focus on physical, social and mental well-being...
January 21, 2018
CVM Grad Student Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List
Tyler Allen has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries. Forbes singled him out for his research on how certain cancer and tumor cells exit the bloodstream to form new tumors...
January 2, 2018
A Helping Hand for Critically Ill Newborn Foals
When Nimet Browne was 6, she moved to a small town in Tennessee. Her subdivision was across the street from a barn offering horse riding lessons. “Every time I passed it I just whined and whined about how badly I wanted to ride horses,” Browne said. “Finally, my parents gave in and that was it.
November 19, 2017
Alumni Award Winner at the Forefront of Global Health
Wondwossen Gebreyes, a leading voice and innovative researcher in global health medicine, is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Gebreyes earned a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences from the CVM in 2001 and was an assistant professor of epidemiology at the school for five years.
November 13, 2017
Equine Surgeon Committed to Compassionate Care
She grew up on a beef cattle farm, but they were never the only animals in Callie Fogle’s life. Many were strays she and her sister could not resist nurturing back to health and then releasing. They kept squirrels and baby birds and a one-eyed Siamese cat. They also always had horses. Fogle, clinical associate