Former Umpire Studies Veterinary Medicine To Prepare For Third Career Path

From umpire to business owner to veterinarian, Chris Tiller has pursued a diverse range of careers during his life, always taking advantage of new opportunities to follow his passions. As a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), he is currently working toward one of his childhood […]

Texas A&M Higher Education Center In McAllen Offers New Opportunities For Biomedical Sciences Students

“Howdy” may be the official greeting of Texas A&M, but to biomedical sciences (BIMS) graduate Roberto Lopez, it’s more than just a simple greeting. “You go to College Station and there’s not one person who doesn’t say ‘Howdy,’” he said. “It’s like you’re meeting a family, not just meeting an institution; just saying ‘Howdy’ enables […]

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 […]

CVMBS Graduate Student Prepares For Future In Exotic Animal Medicine

As a self-described thrill-seeker, future wildlife and exotic animal veterinarian Austin Warren looks forward to the day he can work up close and personal with animals that many other people may find frightening. “I’m not scared of many animals; I enjoy the excitement of seeing wild animals in person,” the Lewisville native said. “I remember […]

Texas A&M Graduate Student Combines Science, Style, Education In Lifestyle Blog

Allie Folcik, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the toxicology program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has had an interest in science for as long as she can remember, recalling that she was “dead-set” on becoming an astronaut from an early age. Although her interests have since skewed to […]

Becoming Vet-twin-arians: Attending Veterinary School As Identical Twins

At the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), you’re unlikely to find one of the Fowler sisters without the other at her side; as identical twins, Ali and Zoe Fowler do just about everything together, including working toward their degrees in veterinary medicine. The Frisco natives decided at a young age […]

From Africa To Texas: A Holistic View Of Wildlife Conservation

“Nothing prepared me for the first time we were riding in the back of a truck and they pulled up in a field and said, ‘All right, the animal is down; go in and get it,’” said Emma Haschke, reflecting on her study abroad trip to Africa. “We would just hop off of the truck […]

Texas A&M Students Participate In 2020 Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy

While many students are drawn to veterinary medicine because of their love for animals, those who take the time to explore the field are often impressed by the expanding world of veterinary entrepreneurship. The Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy (VEA) was designed to expose students to those opportunities through a 10-week summer program that combines virtual classroom […]

Living A Life Of Selfless Service

At Texas A&M, selfless service is one of the six core values that unite every member of the Aggie Network. With volunteering opportunities ranging from Big Event to those driven by numerous student organizations, Aggies find many ways to give back to the local community and beyond. For Daniel Anthony, a fourth-year veterinary student at […]

Finding The Beat In Veterinary School

Emily Hoskins, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has plenty of experience in the spotlight as an opera singer. Now, she is learning to take center stage in a surgery theater, as well. Hoskins’ love of opera singing began long before her interest in veterinary […]

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