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‘Aggie Cow Vets’ Represent Texas A&M At Annual Bovine Practitioners Conference

A group of faculty and students from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VBMS) recently brought home scholarships and awards from the 55th annual conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Long Beach, California. “AABP is the highlight of the year for many bovine practitioners,” said Dr. Jennifer […]

Aggie Parasitologists Represent Texas A&M At American Heartworm Society Symposium

A group of veterinary parasitologists from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) gave presentations on their recent research at the American Heartworm Society’s (AHS) Triennial Symposium earlier this month. The symposium—which is held every three years for presenting the latest research on heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) disease, diagnosis, and prevention—took place […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Students Complete Annual Research Training Program

Fifteen veterinary students from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) spent the summer learning about research and scientific communication as participants in the 2022 Veterinary Medical Scientist Research Training Program (VMSRTP). VMSRTP is a 13-week program during which students conduct full-time research under the advice and direction of a faculty […]

Veterinary Students Promote Texas A&M’s DVM Program At State FFA Convention

As the United States continues to grow in its need for veterinarians, introducing youth to opportunities in veterinary medicine is as important as ever. This July, representatives from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) had the opportunity to discuss veterinary education and careers with hundreds of high school students interested […]

Staff Recognized At Annual Awards Ceremony

Twelve staff members from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) were recognized at the 2022 Staff Awards Ceremony on Aug. 9 for their outstanding performance and accomplishments. Winners of the Staff Recognition Award include Brandy Craft, Sabrina Cribari, Sara Galow, Kelsey Hefley, Megan Myers, Derek Osborne, Jennifer Pivonka, Rebecca Pospisil, […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Addresses Communities’ Environmental Chemical Concerns During Houston Event

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center recently hosted a community town hall in Houston’s Greater Fifth Ward neighborhood to discuss findings from a household health survey and environmental sampling conducted by Superfund researchers over the past two years. The event was held on the evening of July 20 at the Faith Revitalization Community Event Hall […]

CVMBS Veterinary Technician Receives International Award

James Mazurkiewicz, a veterinary technician at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), has received an international award for his dedication to Polish student success. Mazurkiewicz has been selected as a recipient of the Polish University of Commerce and Services’ (WSHIU) President Award for his efforts […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Explores State, Non-Governmental Organization Collaboration

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center recently participated in three stakeholder meetings in Austin to promote the center’s newest capabilities and discover future collaborative opportunities. Eight Superfund members from multiple colleges at Texas A&M attended meetings on May 20 with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), both of […]

Texas A&M, Austin’s Community Cats Program Study Feline Coronaviruses

Dr. Sarah Hamer, an associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has teamed up with the Austin Humane Society (AHS), Austin Animal Center (AAC), and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to conduct a study on coronaviruses in cats. The study aims to determine if coronaviruses are […]

CVMBS Faculty, Staff Complete Workplace Mediation Course

Thirty-eight faculty and staff members from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and College of Medicine completed the CVMBS’ 40-hour Conflict Management & Leadership Course this spring. The course trains participants in workplace mediation, an informal but structured process in which an independent third party helps people in a disagreement […]

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