October 21, 2018
From Costumes to Spooky Treats: Pet Safety Tips for Halloween
Keep people food and candy from pets, of course. It may be hard to keep track of pets, goblins, bags of candy, and easy access to party food, but ingesting chocolate, candy sweetened by xylitol, lollipops with sticks, or the wrong snack can...
August 20, 2018
Class of 2022: Striving for More
It’s the little pushes in Garrett Williams’ life have that have made the most difference. They’ve come from others, like his grandparents who noticed how much he loved their animal books and encouraged him when he said he wanted to become a vet. It came from his parents, who both didn’t attend college, but told
August 14, 2018
Class of 2022: A Lesson in Perseverance
Tahj Boston has an undefinable drive that helped her become a first-generation college student...
August 12, 2018
Undergraduate Research Program Gives Early Vet School Experience
The CVM’s undergraduate research program is an immersive introduction to the CVM and to the wide world of veterinary medicine. CVM faculty members have informally taken in interested undergraduates for decades...
August 12, 2018
Class of 2022: An Adventurous Path
After leaf cutter ants chewed through her tent in the Belize rainforest, Tala Woodward got up early the next morning, went on a hike and watched the macaws fly above the tree canopy. Woodward embraces the unexpected. It’s an approach that led her extending a semester abroad in Belize to a year, renting a room
August 6, 2018
Passing Gas Podcast: Off the Cuff and On the Mark
Episodes, about 20 minutes each, are recorded weekly during the fall and spring semesters and available to students on class websites. The episodes alternate between topics related to anesthesiology and pharmacology...
June 17, 2018
Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief
Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain...
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