PEER Program Continues Educational STEM Webcasts in 2018

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) PEER program continues to provide live STEM educational webcasts to K-12 students nationwide through its spring 2018 PEER STEM Education Webcast series, in partnership with KAMU. Presentations feature professors, scientists, veterinary technicians, and clinicians on veterinary- and STEM-related topics aligned with state science standards, […]

Science Without Borders: PEER Gets International Attention With Histology Videos

Knowledge of histology is important in understanding cell biological structure and function, disease states, and therapeutic treatment. Digital histologic images, online lessons, and YouTube videos provide a mechanism to bring high-quality histology to the world with visualizations available anywhere and anytime without the need for a microscope. To increase education on histology, the Texas A&M […]

PEER Fellows Bring Veterinary Science to West Texas Youth

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) PEER veterinary student fellows recently provided STEM instruction on animal health and welfare to youth in the Midland/Odessa area. Fellows spoke to seven different groups of campers about what veterinarians do and how to become a veterinarian through the presentation “So You want to be a […]

PEER Fellows Spread STEM Inspiration Throughout San Antonio, Brazos Valley

PEER summer veterinary student fellows Lynanne Graf and Jessica Haynes shared their passion for STEM with youth groups of all ages, minority statuses, and would-be first-generation college students, while honing their own communication skills and furthering their educational experiences in veterinary medicine, during a recent trip to San Antonio. At the San Antonio Humane Society, […]

PEER Programs Work to Spark STEM Interest in Area Youth

Area students received lessons on veterinary medicine and birds during two recent PEER presentations. On May 22, PEER Fellows Lynanne Graf, Caitlin Spillers, and Anna Blick gave more than 90 Bryan Collegiate High School freshmen a peek into potential careers for veterinarians and the veterinary curriculum. The BCHS students examined how veterinarians can have multi-faceted […]

PEER to Peer: Inspiring Children through Veterinary Medicine

At the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), education goes beyond just teaching students how to be veterinarians. Through the Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) program, veterinary students, undergraduate biomedical science students, faculty, and staff work together to educate and inspire a love of science in K–12 students.   PEER […]

PEER Program and KAMU-TV Continue to Promote STEM

The spring 2017 semester continues to see a valuable partnership between the Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) program and KAMU-TV with live STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) educational webcasts provided to K-12 students nationwide. These presentations feature professors, scientists, veterinary students, technicians, and clinicians who inform students about veterinary medical and […]

PEER Veterinary Students Blaze New Trails in 4-H & STEM Education

The summer is blazing hot, but PEER veterinary students are still hard at work inspiring students to pursue STEM careers. PEER veterinary students have presented to over 1,000 students since the last update at the end of June. Chanel Berns, Mikaela Stanislav, and Maddie Wiersig travelled to San Antonio on July 5 for a variety of […]

PEER Veterinary Students Make a Splash with STEM Education

The CVM PEER program is committed to enhancing STEM education for K-12 students while empowering veterinary students to share their knowledge and expand the boundaries of their education. PEER veterinary students have presented to over 1800 students this summer, teaching over 20 different topics in STEM and veterinary medicine fields. In addition to traveling across […]

PEER Veterinary Students Educate K-12 Students During Summer 2016

The CVM PEER program at Texas A&M University provides veterinary students with the opportunity to share their knowledge about One Health and veterinary medicine with K-12 students and teachers throughout Texas. PEER’s teleconferences by veterinary students, veterinarians, and scientists and PEER’s middle school classroom curricula are used throughout the US. The PEER Veterinary Student Fellows this summer are Aurash Behroozi […]


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