The CVM recognized its faculty and staff members during a July 31 event.
The CVM recognized its faculty and staff members during a July 31 event.


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Staff recognition award recipients
CVM Celebrates 'Star' Staff During Annual Recognition Awards
Fourteen CVM staff members were recognized for their outstanding job performances, their dedication, and going the extra step above and beyond what is expected during the annual awards ceremony on July 31.
Equine Genetics Project Works to 'Preserve History'
Recently published in PLOS One, the research by Gus Cothran explored the Teddy Roosevelt horses' genetic history to determine possible herd origins.
Theriogenologist Explores Methods for ID-ing Genetic Disease
Allyson Ripley is examining the use of DNA collection during early equine pregnancy, similar to an amniocentesis in humans, that will allow practitioners to identify carriers of genetic disease earlier.
Toxicology Program to Host Symposium on Air Pollution, Health
Three experts will join the CVM's Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology Training Program on Aug. 28 for a discussion on the state of regulatory science in air pollution.
CVM Faculty, Students Lend Helping Hand at Special-Needs Rodeo
Leslie Easterwood and fourth-year veterinary students demonstrated selfless service by dancing with, roping with, and leading 20 youth who participated in The Catalena Cowpokes Rodeo.
Prof's Contribution to Field Recognized in AVMA Story
Bonnie Beaver was among the animal behaviorists interviewed on the field's history for a JAVMA news story recognizing the 25th anniversary of the specialty.
Center Featured on Mother Nature Network
The "world's most visited online network" for environment and responsible living news visited the CVM's Stevenson Center for a piece on retirement homes for cats.
PEER Travels Across Texas for July Presentations
Erin Eads and Melodie Raese continued their summer of outreach by presenting to 758 students, teachers, and campers in five cities.
Research Reveals High Rate of Genetic Variation in Roundworm Model
A project by professors Vaishali Katju and Ulfar Bergthorsson exploring the rate of genetic evolution in a species of roundworm has been published in PNAS.
Dog Finds New Home As Surprise Gift For Boy with Muscular Dystrophy
Fourteen-year-old Austin Stelly received a surprise last month when he visited the CVM--a Golden Retriever service dog named Astro adopted through the Homes for Animal Heroes program.
Superfund Center Event to Encourage Planning Ahead, Being Prepared
In honor of Disaster Preparedness Month in September, the Superfund Research Center has invited members of the emergency response community to share tips for the home, families, and pets.
CVM Supports 4-H Camps in West Texas, College Station
Fifty students were able to learn the large animal skills needed to become Certified Veterinary Assistants (CVA) through camps held collaboratively with four other departments or organizations.
VET, Field Services Respond to Cattle Trailer Accident
At 2:30 a.m. on July 26, two VET members met food animal field services faculty and students to evaluate and treat 73 calves injured when a cattle trailer overturned.
Paperback Edition of Klemm Book Released
Originally an electronic book, "Better Grades, Less Effort" is based on William Klemm's research on effective learning and memory techniques.
BIMS Alumna Honored By College of Nursing
Kristen Weigers Schapson was presented the Outstanding Former Student Award for leadership and advancing the profession. Read about her under the "Celebrating" subhead.
1VM Orientation
August 15-17, 2018
Graduate Student Orientation
August 20-23, 2018
CVM Tailgate
October 6, 2018
CVM Family Day
October 6, 2018

Retired Faculty & Staff Luncheon
October 24, 2018
Veterinary Job & Externship Fair
November 3, 2018
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Canine Conference
August 24-26, 2018
Equine Gut Health Conference
October 13-14, 2018

Internal Medicine--Thailand
October 29-November 2, 2018
Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Conference
December 7-8, 2018

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Congratulations to Roger Smith, Stephanie Hollis, and all who worked to make the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium a huge success! Read more on the NVSS in the September Dean's Corner.
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Texas A&M University and the Corps of Cadets invite all Texas A&M faculty, staff, students, and former students to attend the funeral ceremony for former mascot Reveille VIII on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 8:30 a.m. at the Zone Plaza at Kyle Field.
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Making a difference—that's what leaders do. For more than 100 years, the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has been training medical leaders who make a difference in their profession, their communities, and with those they serve.
The CVM will recognize and honor graduates from the DVM professional program and BIMS program who have made significant contributions to society through veterinary medicine or biomedical sciences. The Outstanding Alumni and Rising Star Awards are presented annually in recognition of graduates who have reached levels of success in their professional careers that bring credit to both the individual and the college.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Outstanding Alumni and Rising Star Awards and will be accepted through Nov. 30. Click here to learn more about the awards or to submit a nomination.