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Four CVM faculty win Distinguished Achievement Awards

Every year, for more than 50 years, The Association of Former Students (AFS), Texas A&M University’s official alumni association, has been recognizing outstanding members of the faculty and staff with Distinguished Achievement Awards, one of the highest university honors. This year, four faculty members of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) have […]

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Blinn College Collaborates for Veterinary Technology Program

Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is pleased to announce its unique collaboration with Blinn College’s new Veterinary Technology Program. This two-year technical program leads to an Associates in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Blinn College. In the first year of the program, students will take their classes at Blinn’s […]


Burghardt Wins Distinguished Service Award

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. Robert Burghardt, professor in the veterinary integrative biosciences department of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been honored by the Society for the Study of Reproduction with a Distinguished Service Award. The society presents this award to individuals who have demonstrated “unselfish service and […]

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August Appointed Interim Department Head

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. John August, professor of feline internal medicine at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named as Interim Head of the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology. His appointment replaces previous Interim Department Head, Fuller Bazer, whose research is taking him out of the country. Augusts’ appointment […]


Budke Raises Awareness About Neglected Diseases

The earthquake in Haiti has pushed this most impoverished country in the Western hemisphere into the spotlight and in doing so, has drawn attention to the Cinderella diseases of the world: neglected tropical diseases or NTDs. Described as such by the World Health Organization (WHO) because they persist “exclusively in the poorest and most marginalized […]


Larry Johnson Appointed Executive Director of Sigma Xi

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. Larry Johnson, professor of veterinary integrative biosciences at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Texas A&M Chapter of Sigma Xi. Dr. Johnson began his membership with Sigma Xi while he was a faculty member at the University […]


Rakestraw Named to TVMA Board of Directors

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. Peter Rakestraw, clinical professor at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named to the 2010-2011 Board of Directors of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA). The Board of Directors serves as the legislative arm of TVMA. All board members are volunteer leaders chosen each […]

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CVM at Houston Cat Show

On January 9th and 10th the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston Texas hosted the Houston Cat Club’s 58th Annual Charity Cat Show. Dr. John August, along with student members of the Texas A&M University Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, proudly participated in the event. “The Houston Cat Club Annual […]

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A&M CVM Researcher Publishes in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Farm animals are more than a means of livelihood: They can serve as models for understanding how infectious diseases are transmitted in human populations. This novel idea was presented in a paper published last month in the journal Nature Reviews Microbiology. Dr. Renata Ivanek, assistant professor of epidemiology at the Texas A&M University College of […]

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Scroggs Named Chief of Staff

COLLEGE STATION, TX – John Scroggs, a long-time staff member at Texas A&M University and a native of Corpus Christi has assumed the position of Chief of Staff at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scroggs to this important position on the […]

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