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PEER, Donna ISD Assist Unaccompanied Minors In Rio Grande Valley

Remote learning resources produced by the Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) Program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) are being used to educate at-risk youth in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, near the United States/Mexico border. PEER’s One Health standards-based curriculum is developed in English and Spanish […]

PEER Veterinary Student Fellows Dive Into Full Summer Of Educational Activity

The Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) Program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) has started off the summer of 2021 with a whirlwind of activity. The PEER Program serves as an educational outreach resource for schools, summer camps, and other outlets for K-12 students across Texas. […]

CVMBS Student Employee, BIMS Major Receives Campus-Wide Scholarship Award

Brianna Blattman, a junior biomedical sciences (BIMS) major from China Spring, Texas, is one of two students to be awarded a Texas A&M University 2021 Class of ‘56 Student Employee Endowment Scholarship. She is one of four student employees from across the Texas A&M campus to be recognized during National Student Employment Week, celebrated April […]

VMTH Business Coordinator Receives Texas A&M Meritorious Service Award

Sandra Church, a business coordinator for the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), has been recognized with a 2021 President’s Meritorious Service Award for demonstrating a commitment to the Aggie core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect, and selfless service. The President’s Meritorious Service Award was created in 1986 by the Office of […]

CVMBS Hosts Second Community Storytelling Event

Faculty, staff, students, and administrators from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) gathered on Zoom on March 23 for the college’s second CIVITAS community storytelling event. The theme for the night was “Strangers in a Strange Land,” and featured eight storytellers: Tracy Vemulapalli, Hope Merriam, Emma Warry, Margaret Cook, Irina […]

Bissett To Serve As Interim Head Of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Dr. Wesley Bissett, an associate professor of emergency management at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has been appointed interim head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (VLCS). Bissett, who also serves as director of the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), will hold his new position for one year, […]

CVMBS Teaching Assistants Support Undergraduates Learning Histology

In Dr. Larry Johnson’s VIBS 243 course on histology at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), teaching assistants (TAs) play an invaluable role in mentoring and teaching undergraduate biomedical sciences (BIMS) students. Over the past several years, these BIMS students have expressed great appreciation for the TAs’ efforts. Each semester, […]

CVMBS Students, Faculty Participate In 2021 Aggies Invent: VetMed

Sixty-three Aggies from across the Texas A&M University campus competed in the fourth annual Aggies Invent: VetMed competition hosted by the Colleges of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS). Aggies Invent: VetMed is a 48-hour intensive design experience during which students in multidisciplinary teams work to create technological strategies and solutions to improve […]

Two CVMBS Faculty Members Receive AFS College-Level Teaching Awards

The Texas A&M Association of Former Students (AFS) has recognized two College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) faculty members with College-Level Teaching Awards for their talent, expertise, and devotion to conveying knowledge to students. Drs. Jordan Tayce, an instructional associate professor in the CVMBS’ Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), and Andra Voges, […]

CVMBS Teaches Conflict Management In New Video Series

Even in the healthiest work environments and relationships, employees can find themselves facing conflict from time to time. Rather than trying to avoid or ignore conflict, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVBMS) recognizes that “conflict simply is.” To encourage healthy habits for addressing conflict in the workplace, the CVMBS’ Office […]

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