August 23, 2017
Class of 2021: A Destiny Fulfilled
Veterinary medicine is not something Shayla Jackson wanted to do. It’s something she has always said she had to do. But as vet school inched closer, she got news she never expected. During the pivotal time between the spring semester of junior year and the beginning of senior year, her father was diagnosed with colon
August 21, 2017
Cowabunga’s Incredible Journeys
Harrison Dudley knew he wanted to practice large animal medicine, but he also knew he lacked something very important: hands-on experience. “I did not grow up around cattle production, so as a student I felt like I had a lot of catching up to do,” he said. So during his first year at the NC
August 16, 2017
Class of 2021: Service and Sacrifice
The dog was mean as could be, and he was hurting. But he was a soldier with a mission, which meant that Dawn Torrisi had one, too. Torrisi first saw him when he was brought to the veterinary clinic at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C., with serious medical conditions that could have
August 8, 2017
Class of 2021: Big Change, Exciting Future
On top of a mountain in Maine, far above the tree line and far away from home, Dylan Harver proposed to his girlfriend, Emma. The newly engaged couple was hiking the entire length of the Appalachian Trail three years ago, all the way down to Springer Mountain in Georgia. The proposal was just the beginning.
August 8, 2017
Looks that Thrill: CVM Excels in Research Image Contest
One is a stark look into the determined eyes of a farmer in Ethiopia working to eradicate disease that’s threatening livestock. The other, a hypnotic video showing the tiny beating heart of an embryonic zebrafish that could one day lead to new treatments for heart disease...
August 6, 2017
Grad Student Makes an Impact on Equine Medicine
Emily Martin, Class of 2018, is researching new ways to inhibit inflammation in horses, a project that she finds endlessly interesting and brimming with potential...
July 30, 2017
Meet the CVM Class of 2021
The 100 members of the Class of 2021, reflect the extraordinary mix of talent that comes to the CVM year after year. From previous careers in the U.S. Air Force to experience in epidemiology, animal behavior and farm animal medicine...
July 17, 2017
Shedding Light on an Emerging Infectious Disease
A new research project answers lingering questions about Bartonella and Bartonellosis...
July 16, 2017
A Step Forward in Fighting Allergies in Dogs
An innovative therapy could spell relief for dogs suffering from chronic allergies is now entering a clinical trial, thanks to a new grant from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund...