A Wonder-Full Life: Dr. Leif Andersson

The world of genetics might at first seem to be far removed from our daily lives, conjuring images of glass test tubes and sterile gloves contained within a laboratory.

Catching The Teaching Bug

Although she never anticipated a career in the classroom, Dr. Sara Lawhon has found the best of both worlds by combining her passions for research and education. Story by Emma Stogsdill French microbiologist Louis Pasteur once said, “Chance favors the prepared mind.” Few embody this mantra as wholeheartedly as Dr. Sara Lawhon, an associate professor […]

Small Screens And Big Dreams

Since graduating in 2013, Dr. Lauren Thielen has found herself—and her work with exotic animals—as the centerpiece of Nat Geo WILD’s “Dr. T., Lone Star Vet.” Story by Margaret Preigh Dr. Lauren Thielen, a 2013 graduate of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), is no stranger to a camera. After […]

Lucky, Thankful

When Tex Moncrief welcomed a rescued pug into his home, he opened the doors to a friendship with an Aggie veterinarian that he would come to cherish as much as his beloved pet. Story by Jennifer Gauntt William “Tex” Moncrief has owned a lot of dogs in his 100 years, but none were as special […]

Growing Knowledge, Shrinking Tumors

An early interest in cancer research set Mahsa Zarei on a path to investigate treatments for rare and genetically linked conditions. Story by Justin Agan Ask most 12-year-old children what they want to be when they grow up and you are likely to get a variety of answers ranging from professional athlete to astronaut. While […]

Saying Goodbye

As Dean Eleanor M. Green prepares for her next big move, she reflects on what brought her to Texas A&M, bringing her vision for the college to life, and the things and people who have made her experience so special. Story by Jennifer Gauntt A conversation with Dean Eleanor M. Green on: What brought her […]

AccessABLE Academics

Laura Ann Grymes works with the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) to ensure that learners with visual disabilities, like herself, and other disabilities can more easily navigate the college’s abundant online learning materials. Story by Michelle Wiederhold Technology has become a crucial mechanism in veterinary medicine education. As such, ensuring that all students—including those with […]

Setting The Pace

Although Dr. Ashley Saunders regularly implants canine pacemakers, she found herself confronted by multiple challenges as she worked through the night to save Birdie’s life. Story by Megan Myers When Birdie arrived at the Texas A&M Small Animal Hospital (SAH) with an extremely low heart rate, Dr. Ashley Saunders knew that immediate action was necessary […]

Scratching Beneath The Surface

Dr. Dusty Nagy’s holistic approach to veterinary care was borne from her personal experiences with chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. Story by Courtney Adams The familiar sound of a mooing cow echoes through the clinic. This time, the noise is not coming from a patient but from Dr. Dusty Nagy’s cellphone. A bovine lover to her […]

A K-9’s Courage

Search and recovery dog Remington is now enjoying retirement thanks to the care he received from the Small Animal Hospital’s Oncology Service. Story by Megan Myers It was a training day like any other when Rachael Crivelli noticed that her dog Remington, a search and recovery canine for the Navasota Fire Department, developed a limp […]