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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | January 2023

READ Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) | African American Heritage – National Archives Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on Jan. 15, 1929. He was one of the most important and influential Civil Rights leaders in the 1950s and 1960s. The cornerstones of his activism […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Events | January 2023

Holidays and Celebrations 1/1/2023 Emancipation Proclamation: President Lincoln declared all individuals held in slavery free on this day in 1863. 1/6/2023 Feast of the Epiphany: This Christian feast day celebrates the star leading the three wise men to baby Jesus and closes the Christmas season. 1/15/2023 Makar Sankranti: A Hindu festival dedicated to the god […]

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Continuous Learning | January 2023

Cultural competence and cultural humility in veterinary medicine | AVMA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Regardless what type of medicine we practice, veterinary professionals meet and interact with culturally diverse people and groups as a regular part of our work and lives. Both cultural competence and cultural humility can help us thrive in today’s business climate […]

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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion | January 2023

VMBS C-IDEA and VOICE host Dr. Courtney A. Campbell for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Webinar Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 | Noon – 1 p.m.VENI 101 B/C, VMTH 101, VERO 114B, and ZOOM Join us for a free, interactive webinar with Dr. Courtney Campbell. Lunch will be provided for those who attend at one of […]

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Continuous Learning | December 2022

Exploring employee assistance programs for veterinary practices: Are they a bother or benefit? | AVMA News When it comes to selecting employee benefits, owners and managers of veterinary practices may have a hard time selecting the best options. And employees are not always aware of the full breadth of options they have access to, particularly […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Events | December 2022

Holidays and Celebrations December 2022 12/1/2022 World AIDS Day: This day helps raise awareness of HIV/AIDs and money to cure it. 12/3/2022 International Day of Persons with Disabilities: This day raises awareness for the rights and well-being of those with disabilities. 12/10/2022 International Human Rights Day: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | December 2022

READ Universal Declaration of Human Rights | United Nations The power of the Universal Declaration is the power of ideas to change the world. It inspires us to continue working to ensure all people can gain freedom, equality, and dignity. WATCH Brianna Bazan ’22 | Aggie, Graduate, & Advocate | YouTube – Texas A&M University […]

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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion | December 2022

Join C-IDEA at an upcoming event and submit proposals for the upcoming RISE Conference. Pet the Stress AwayMonday, Dec. 5 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC) Courtyard KAMU and C-IDEA invite you to pet the stress away during finals and ahead of the release of the third season of the […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | November 2022

READ Texas A&M Veterinarians Save Kitten’s Life With Rare Procedure | Texas A&M Today After receiving care at the Texas A&M Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Pinky the rescue cat has a new lease on life and a new permanent home with an Aggie vet student’s family. Story by Megan Myers, Texas A&M University School of […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Events | November 2022

Holidays and Celebrations Month-long Observances | November 2022 Native American Heritage Month Movember 10/31/2022 – 11/02/2022 All Saints Day/All Souls Day/Día de los Muertos: This holiday commemorates those who have passed away in the Christian faith and Mexican and Aztec communities. 11/16/2022 International Day for Tolerance (United Nations): This day was founded by the U.N. […]