The CVM was awarded its second HEED Award for its commitment to diversity.
The CVM was awarded its second HEED Award for its commitment to diversity.


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CVM Earns Second HEED Award for Commitment to Diversity
The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is one of 35 schools or centers to earn a Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Fajt Recognized with Bovine Practitioners' Award of Excellence
Virginia Fajt was honored for her sustained excellence in education, research, and service to the field of bovine medicine during the AABP conference in September.
Center Earns NIH Grant To Continue Testing Tissue Chip Technology
The Tissue Chip Validation Center, comprising researchers from across Texas A&M and the U.S., will use the multi-million-dollar grant to create a private-public partnership.
VET Deploys to Junction to Assist Search Teams Following Flooding
Twelve Veterinary Emergency Team members departed College Station in the wee hours of the morning for a six-day mission to provide veterinary support to Texas Task Force 1 search-and-rescue teams.
CVM Welcomes 494 To VBEC During Tailgate
Aggies of all ages gathered on Oct. 6 for an afternoon of good food, great people, a lively atmosphere, and the opportunity to check out the complex before kickoff.
CVM Welcomes New Faculty, Staff Members
If you see these new faces, be sure to give a warm "Howdy" to new CVM employees Emma Warry, Kate McCool, Eric Kneese, Jennifer Fridley, and Jennifer Schleining.
CVM Communications Wins Excellence Awards
The CVM Communications team was recognized with IABC Silver Quill Awards for CVM Today, the communications efforts during Hurricane Harvey, and a publication created for the Scowcroft Institute.
Students Explore Veterinary Challenges at Inaugural Bootcamp
The first Veterinary Innovation + Design Bootcamp on Oct. 20 invited DVM and pre-veterinary medicine students to learn about changes in the field and present potential solutions to resulting challenges.
CVM Researchers Create Tissue Chip 'Blueprint' in First NIH-Funded Study
The team led by Ivan Rusyn and doctoral student Courtney Sakolish investigated tissue chip technology transfer and the reproducibility of chip-derived data.
Superfund Researcher Travels to North Carolina for Florence Sampling
Toxicology student Gaston Casillas spent six days traveling 1,000 miles across southeastern North Carolina to collect water, soil, and air samples following Hurricane Florence.
Green Addresses 600 Veterinary Professionals at Henry Schein Summit
Dean Eleanor Green presented on "The Future is Here: Are We Ready" to a group of approximately 600 veterinarians, technicians, and office managers at the Henry Schein Animal Veterinary Summit.
Varner Inducted into UK Equine Hall of Fame
Dickson Varner was one of three scientists inducted on Oct. 31 into the hall of fame, an honor awarded for their contributions to research in equine science.
Ebola Outbreak in Conflict Zone Creates Challenges for Aggies
Gerald Parker said dealing with these complexities could become the norm that humanitarian workers will need to learn to navigate.
World-Renowned Activist Visits CVM
During her visit, conservationalist Lek Chailert discussed animal abuse in Thailand and screened the documentary "Love and Bananas," based on her experience rescuing a 70-year-old captive, blind elephant.
Workshop To Provide Tips For Elevating Classroom Teaching
Bring your lunch and a laptop to the "Active Learning Classroom Techniques" workshop on Nov. 13, during which you can learn how to create a student-centered learning environment.
American Association of Equine Practitioners Alumni Reception
San Francisco, California
December 3, 2018
College Hour: CVM Climate, Culture & Inclusion, with Dr. Kenita Rogers
November 9, 2018
College Hour: DVM Career Fair Update, with the CVM Professional Programs Office
November 16, 2018
Veterinary Final Examinations
December 3–7, 2018
College Hour: Global One Health Update, with Dr. Gerald Parker
December 7, 2018
CVM Commencement
December 14, 2018

College Hour: Professional Programs Update, with CVM PPO
December 14, 2018
Aggies Invent—Veterinary Medicine
February 15–17, 2019

CVM Honors & Awards Ceremony
April 5, 2019
CVM White Coat Ceremony
April 5, 2019

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Small Animal Oncology Conference
March 1–3, 2019
Food Animal Conference
May 31–June 1, 2019
Veterinary Technician Conference
June 21–23, 2019
AAEP 360
July 11–13, 2019
Feline Forum
July 28–29, 2019
Canine Conference
August 23–25, 2019
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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.