Navy Veteran Finds Support At Texas A&M While Pursuing Veterinary Degree

Eli Hernandez, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), calls himself a “vet-squared.” The title is fitting, as he identifies as both a veteran and a soon-to-be veterinarian. “After high school, I did six years on active duty,” the Lumberton native said. “I was in Japan […]

Texas A&M Researchers Study Brain Cancer To Improve Treatments For People, Dogs

Dr. Beth Boudreau, an assistant professor of neurology, welcomes Patches’ family to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Hospital (SAH). Patches, a sweet and playful dog, is visiting the SAH to be treated for a glioma, a form of cancer that grows in the brain and spinal cord. […]

Texas A&M VMTH, Gary Sinise Foundation Help Veteran’s Dog Beat Cancer

“Lilly is more than just our dog. She’s more than just our family member. She’s changed my child’s life and made it so much better,” said Laura Deming, a physician’s assistant and Navy veteran from Houston. Lilly, a 10-year-old black lab, joined the Deming family in 2011 as a trained assistance dog for Deming’s son, […]

A Wonder-Full Life: Dr. Leif Andersson

As a pioneer of domestic animal genetics, Dr. Leif Andersson is driven by a fascination in the things he can’t explain. 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. However, Dr. Leif Andersson, a […]

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. French microbiologist Louis Pasteur once said, “Chance favors the prepared mind.” Few embody this mantra as wholeheartedly as Dr. Sara Lawhon, an associate professor in the Texas A&M […]

Aggie Veterinarian Dr. Lauren Thielen: 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.” 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 receiving her Doctor of […]

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. William “Tex” Moncrief has owned a lot of dogs in his 100 years, but none were as special to him as Lucky. […]

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. 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 doctor or scientist might […]

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. A conversation with Dean Eleanor M. Green on: What brought her to Texas A&M How […]

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. Technology has become a crucial mechanism in veterinary medicine education. As such, ensuring that all students—including those with visual, auditory, motor, or […]

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