July 2014 Deans Corner
 Dr. Linda Logan awarded International Veterinary Congress Prize

Dr. Linda Logan awarded International Veterinary Congress Prize

Dr. Linda Logan, department head of Veterinary Pathobiology and Director of International Programs, was awarded the prize for her work in improving the lives of both animals and people across the country and around the globe.

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Intensive Course for Research Writing Held

Ostriches Leave for Houston Zoo

Although we were saddened to see two of our beautiful female ostriches leave for the Houston Zoo in early July, we knew that many people would have the opportunity to meet our two awesome friends and would have lots of fun interacting with them.

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Criscitiello wins A&M–CAPES research funding

Dr. Michael Criscitiello was one of six principal investigators at Texas A&M University who was awarded research funding through the newly established Texas A&M–CAPES Collaborative Research Grant Program.

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American Quarter Horse Association’s Youth Leadership Summit

American Quarter Horse Association’s Youth Leadership Summit

American Quarter Horse Association’s Youth Leadership Summit met this month at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex.

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Biomedical Sciences Program Funds Students for Fall Enrollment

The BIMS program welcomes 800 first year students this fall, and nearly 100 BIMS majors receive competitive scholarships.

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PEER Veterinary Students Promote STEM and Diversity

Veterinary students presented three topics to 500 students in the Midland area and held a full day of teacher training workshops.

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Intensive Course for Research Writing Held

Intensive Course for Research Writing Held

The college offers a course to teach researchers how to write articles for submission to English-language international journals.

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CVM well represented at the 59th Annual American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) Meeting

Several faculty and graduate students participated at the AAVP Meeting in Denver, Colorado on July 26–29.

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Intensive Course for Research Writing Held

Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC) Construction Update

Construction on the VBEC officially started on July 16th at 8:20 am. It is a day we have been awaiting and working towards for several years. We have been told repeatedly that this project is like no other that any of our architects or Facilities Planning and Construction has ever seen, with so much input from the actual users of the facility. The tremendous amount of input by each and every one you is what has gotten us to this point, thank you very much for your continued support.

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Bovine veterinarian health conference
August 3

Last day of second term and 10-week semester classes
August 11

Grant writing workshop
August 11

Second term and 10-week final examinations
August 12–13

Non-Academic Careers Panel
August 14

Interviewing skills workshop
August 15

Commencement
August 15

New DVM student orientation
August 20–22

New faculty orientation
August 25–26

First day of fall semester classes for DVM students
August 25




Congratulations to our staff award winners and thanks to all of the staff members who work hard for the CVM every day.

Dr. Jijayanagaram Venkatraj was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). He is the Co-Principle Investigator and Dr. Aniruddha Datta in Engineering is the Principle Investigator on the grant titled "Exploiting The Heterogeneous Composition Of Tumor Tissue And The Altered Metabolism Of Tumor Cells For Cancer Therapy Design.” This research has been funded from 2014 Aug-2017 Aug. Dr. Rola Barhoumi and Dr. Robert Burghardt in the CVM are collaborators on the project.


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