Press Releases

McAllen Biomedical Sciences Program Experiences Student, Faculty Growth

Responding to regional industry needs, community planning, and student interest in the Rio Grande Valley, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) extended its biomedical sciences (BIMS) program to the Texas A&M Higher Education Center at McAllen last fall. Now celebrating its first full year of operations, the program is experiencing […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Partners with National Taiwan University

Story by Megan Myers A memorandum of understanding between Texas A&M University and National Taiwan University will strengthen collaborations in the areas of disaster research and preparedness and provide both institutions with the opportunity to study disaster response on a global scale. Dr. Ivan Rusyn, director of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and University […]

West Texas ‘Tour’ Reaches Milestone, Introduces 100th Student To New Avenues For Veterinary Practice

Story by Dorian Martin As a young boy growing up in Milano, Jacob Willingham started showing pigs at county fairs. He soon was raising his own and widening his agricultural interests to include showing heifers. So, it’s not surprising that Willingham, now a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & […]

Teller Elected as AVMA Board of Directors Vice Chair

Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has been elected as vice chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Board of Directors. As the administrative body of the AVMA, the board of directors consists of 18 members who are responsible for supervising […]


Texas A&M Study Finds New Pathway For Potential Glioblastoma Treatment

Story by Dorian Martin A team led by Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) researcher Stephen Safe has discovered a new pathway that may help suppress the development of glioblastoma tumors. The Texas A&M team’s research on the AH receptor, which controls expression of a diverse set of genes, essentially […]

Ranger’s Road to Recovery

Story by Dorian Martin Ranger has seen a lot of change in his short life. The 2-year-old male German Shepherd was a “hand-me-down” dog passed among Texas A&M University students who cycled through a rental property. When the final Aggie could not take Ranger with him after graduation, the all-call went out in April to […]

Exploring Opportunities in the Texas Panhandle

Story by Dorian Martin Growing up in Jamaica, Orville Tucker was surrounded by neighbors whose farms included goats, cows, chickens, dogs, and cats. A boyhood spent in close proximity to a wide variety of animals inspired Tucker’s decision to become a veterinarian. “I always wanted to help animals since I was 12 years old,” he […]

Caroline Cunningham

Eight Texas A&M Veterinary Students Wrap Summer Internships In West Texas

Story by Dorian Martin Growing up in Houston, Asucena Ochoa ’17 had few opportunities outside of her high school agriculture classes to be around livestock. Now thanks to the innovative Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach (VERO) program, a partnership between Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and West Texas A&M […]

Honoring Michelle

Inspired by her late daughter-in-law’s lifetime of generosity, Linda Holsey has endowed the Michelle Lynn Holsey Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences to provide financial assistance to a student who plans to pursue a medical degree.    When Michelle Lynn Holsey was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in 2003, she told her family that she wouldn’t let […]

CVM Experts To Train M.D. Anderson Histotechnology Students Through New Internship Program

Next summer, students participating in the histotechnology program at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s School of Health Professions will have the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) gaining hands-on experience and learning from experts in the CVM’s Histology Service Laboratory. As […]