February 2016 Deans Corner
Texas A&M Professor Leads Team Awarded $1 Million Food Safety Grant from USDA

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick visits the CVM

Lieutenant Governor of Texas Dan Patrick visited the CVM on Feb. 15. The CVM was honored to host Lieutenant Governor Patrick’s first tour of the CVM’s facilities, share with him the many ways the world-renowned veterinary college serves Texas and impacts Texans, and learn more about his vision for Texas.

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Texas A&M Professor Leads Team Awarded $1 Million Food Safety Grant from USDA

The USDA recently announced 35 Food Safety Grants, one of which was awarded to a team led by Dr. H. Morgan Scott, professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the CVM, based on their research on antimicrobial resistance.

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Texas A&M Faculty and Researchers Develop Chagas Case Study Learning Module

Texas A&M Faculty and Researchers Develop Chagas Case Study Learning Module

A case study from the CVM was one of only 15 selected for web publication by the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research’s joint One Health Interprofessional Education Initiative.

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Dickson Varner Bartlett Award

Dickson Varner Bartlett Award

Dr. Dickson Varner, professor and Pin Oak Stud Chair of Stallion Reproductive Studies in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the CVM, has been awarded the David E. Bartlett Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Theriogenology.

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Texas A&M Foundation President Tyson Voelkel visits the CVM

Tyson Voelkel met with the CVM Executive Committee on Feb. 9. At the meeting, the committee had the opportunity to learn more about him and his vision for the Texas A&M Foundation. Dr. Dan Posey took Voelkel on VIP tour of the CVM. Then, Voelkel and Dr. Eleanor M. Green met for lunch at Miramont Country Club.

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BIMS Students Create Anatomy Sketches

BIMS Students Create Anatomy Sketches

Working as a group, BIMS students enrolled in honors anatomy created three large pencil drawings of the human head and muscles of facial expression. The sketches are currently hanging in the hallway by the BIMS offices.

 
Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week

Feb. 29 to March 4 marks Staff Appreciation Week at Texas A&M University. Throughout the university, each department will celebrate its staff in a unique way. The university will also hold a number of events during this week to recognize staff.

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Show Your Colors

Show Your Colors

On Feb. 27, Broad Spectrum hosted their annual Show Your Colors event. Students, faculty, and staff each received a cotton CVM tank top in which they wrote something positive or unique about themselves then tie dyed it to illustrate how diversity can create something beautiful.

 
See Spot Run

See Spot Run

The 23rd annual See Spot Run race was held on Feb. 13 at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex. See Spot Run is a fundraising event held annually by the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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Small Animal Hospital Opens Remodeled Lobby

Small Animal Hospital Opens Remodeled Lobby

On Monday, Feb. 8, the CVM opened its doors to a newly remodeled front lobby at the Small Animal Hospital. The new lobby’s total square footage has expanded to 2300 square feet—another 1500 square feet of renovation will begin shortly.

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Follow the Progess of our New Complex Online

Follow the Progess of the VBEC Online

You can view the latest state of the new Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC) online. The webpage allows for a time-lapse video of construction.

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Staff Appreciation Week
February 29 - March 4, 2016

One Health Community Hour
March, 2016

Class Reunion '56
April 1, 2016

Class Reunion '66
April 1, 2016

Class Reunion '71
April 1, 2016

Honors Convocation
April 1, 2016

White Coat Ceremony
April 1, 2016

Outstanding Alumni Dinner
April 1, 2016

CVM Parent's Day
April 2, 2016

Open House
April 16, 2016

Night with the Francis Family
August, 2016

VBEC Grand Opening
November, 2016

Centennial Fundraiser
December, 2016


Centennial Website



Congratulations to Dr. John R. August, professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, for being appointed dean of faculties and associate provost.

Congratulations to Alycia Crandall, a dual degree DVM/MBA student, for placing first in the Best MBA Student Discussion category at Mays Business School’s MBA Venture Challenge.



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