Press Releases

Exploring A Passion for Rural Medicine

Tori Chambers, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has a passion for rural veterinary medicine. Her experience this summer working for four weeks as an extern at Quitman Animal Clinic, a rural mixed animal practice about an hour north of Tyler, has only strengthened her […]

CVM Doctoral Student Earns Prestigious NIH Grant

Story by Dorian Martin Raine Lunde-Young, a doctoral student in the Ramadoss research group at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has been awarded a prestigious F31 predoctoral grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH F31 grants are unique in that they collectively recognize the quality of Lunde-Young’s […]

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Texas A&M VET Deploys To Rio Grande Valley To Offer Shelter, Medical Assistance

More than 270 animals seized in South Texas will be cared for by the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), which was activated Wednesday night through a request by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM). Animal responders from the Texas A&M University System—including 12 VET members, six fourth-year students on the Community Connections clinical […]

PEER Celebrates 20 Years of Service

This year, Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is celebrating 20 years of promoting science education in Texas middle and high schools. With interactive lessons, exciting guest speakers, and relevant topics, PEER brings the joys of science into classrooms that would […]

Student Explores Texas Panhandle Veterinary Careers with VERO Tour

Story by Dorian Martin The sweeping vistas of West Texas offer many opportunities to practice veterinary medicine–and Hannah Johnson wanted to explore her options firsthand. To do so, the third-year Texas A&M University veterinary student decided to devote part of her summer participating in the Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach (VERO) Food Production Tour. The […]

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Texas A&M University Brings Top-4 Veterinary Medicine Program to Texas Panhandle

Fourth-year veterinary students will begin clinical rotations in the Texas Panhandle in 2020, new students will begin enrolling in veterinary classes at VERO facility to start their first year of veterinary school in 2021 To read the full text of Green’s speech, click here.  CANYON, Texas—Students from the Texas Panhandle won’t have to travel far […]

Veterinary Student Explores Career Options with VERO Tour

Story by Dorian Martin Jacob Willingham’s early years were spent at county fairs and major livestock shows across Texas. The Milano native started showing pigs and eventually bought a handful of sows so he could raise his own pigs. Soon, he was showing heifers and even today continues to raise cattle to sell to family […]

Saving Sybil

Story by Megan Myers When Sybil the camel arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital with a serious hip injury, very few believed that a successful surgery would be possible. Luckily, thanks to the faith of her owners and skill of her surgical team, Sybil has become one of the first camels to fully […]

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Texas A&M, Uppsala Study Uncovers How Herring Adapted To Baltic Sea Light Environment

The evolutionary process that occurs when a species colonizes a new environment provides an opportunity to explore the mechanisms underlying genetic adaptation,which is essential knowledge for understanding evolution and the maintenance of biodiversity. An international team of scientists led by researchers from Texas A&M University and Uppsala University reports that a single amino acid change […]

VERO Internship Introduces Student to Dairy Cattle Medicine

Story by Dorian Martin Asucena Ochoa’s first experiences with cattle were during her Houston high school’s agriculture classes. Now, however, after participating in Texas A&M University’s innovative Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach (VERO) Food Animal & Rural Practice Summer Internship Program, Ochoa is considering pursuing a career working in food animal production or in a […]