Press Releases

Front of VENI building at night

Texas A&M President Recognizes CVM Staff And VET With Service Awards

Story by Aubrey Bloom Two Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) staff members and 14 members of the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) have been recognized with 2020 Presidential Meritorious Service Awards by Texas A&M president Michael K. Young for their commendable service to Texas A&M University. “Recipients of this highly prestigious […]

Cover of the report, “Understanding Susceptibility Test Data as a Component of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings”

Texas A&M CVM Purchases Comprehensive Resource For All Students In Effort To Increase Education On Antimicrobial Stewardship

Story by Jennifer Gauntt Antimicrobial resistance is an increasingly serious threat to global public health that affects humans, animals, and the environment; in fact, in recent years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has named it a top 10 public health threat for the world. Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) students […]

Emily Hoskins

Finding The Beat In Veterinary School

Story by Margaret Preigh Emily Hoskins, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has plenty of experience in the spotlight as an opera singer. Now, she is learning to take center stage in a surgery theater, as well. Hoskins’ love of opera singing began long before […]

CVM Faculty Recognized With AFS Distinguished Achievement Awards

Story by Megan Myers Five faculty members at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) have been honored with this year’s Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Former Students (AFS). The university-level awards are presented each year to faculty and staff who exhibit the highest standards of excellence at Texas […]

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Jingyi Li, holding a chicken, in a barn with Dr. Leif Andersson

CVM Researcher Finds Chickens, Pigeons Share Mutation For Feathered Feet

Story by Margaret Preigh A team of researchers including Dr. Leif Andersson, a professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has found that parallel evolution between domesticated chickens and pigeons has resulted in regulatory mutations in the same genes that govern foot feathering in both species. Poultry geneticists have […]

Dr. Michael Golding, Kara Thomas, Alexis Roach, Dr. Nicole Mehta, and Yudishtar Bedi working in the lab

Challenging The Norms

Dr. Michael Golding’s approach to his work both in the lab and the classroom is predicated by asking the questions very few people consider. Story by Courtney Adams Today, anybody who sells alcoholic beverages must adhere a label to their product with the following statement: “GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should […]

Nadar and LAH veterinary technician David Kindt Jr.

Texas A&M LAH Continues To Save Lives During Pandemic

Story by Aubrey Bloom Some of the processes have changed around the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Large Animal Hospital (LAH) because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but animals and their owners are still getting the great care the hospital is known for. According to clinical associate professor of veterinary surgery […]

Chen the dog on a bed covered in textbooks

Texas A&M Stevenson Center Adapts, Continues Providing Quality Care For Residents

Story by Madeline Patton The Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is a unique piece of the college’s outreach and service efforts. The center provides the physical, emotional, and medical care and companionship for pets whose owners are no longer able to care for […]

Monica Pickett with her dog

A Passion For People And Pets

Story by Megan Myers “I’m one of those students who decided they were going to be a veterinarian when they were 5 years old,” Monica Pickett said. Along with the love for animals that unites all veterinarians, Pickett’s calling is largely based on her desire to interact with clients, and is as much about the […]

Dr. Wesley Bissett

Texas A&M VET Heads To Texas Panhandle For First Deployment Supporting Human Health

Story by Jennifer Gauntt From its first out-of-state deployment in December 2018—which was also the team’s first foray into shelter management—to its first back-to-back deployment last fall, the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team has faced a lot of new challenges over the last two years. The team is now adding to that list of firsts […]