Aggie Student Overcomes Odds To Graduate With Veterinary Degree

Rebecca Guenther has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian since she was 6 years old and has been working toward that goal for as long as she can remember.  “Becoming an Aggie veterinarian is the first step in fulfilling my life’s purpose,” she said. “Every time I am in the clinic, working with a patient or […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Student Receives Competitive Summer Fellowship

Hope Merriam, a second-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, will spend this coming summer conducting research and honing her skills in equine medicine at Cornell University’s Baker Institute for Animal Health as part of the Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation Fellowship Program. The Havemeyer Fellowship Program provides support […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Shapes How Future Aggie Veterinarians Prepare For, Respond To Disasters

Disasters related to weather or climate are increasing in frequency and intensity, according to the United Nations. The increase in severe hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, landslides, and other disasters means more communities find themselves in the path of dangerous weather. Community leaders, including veterinarians, are increasingly called upon to prepare for and respond to disasters, which […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Hospital Provides Wellness Care To Animals In Underserved Areas

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 18,810 veterinarians and veterinary technicians in Texas as of May 2022. Of those, roughly 73% are located in Texas’s largest cities, including Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, leaving those in rural communities without easy access to veterinary care and making it harder for pets […]

Eighth Annual Veterinary Job Fair Features Non-Traditional Career Opportunities

The 2023 Veterinary Job & Externship Fair at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) presented a wealth of opportunities for students to explore unique areas within veterinary medicine. The fair, which is co-hosted annually by the VMBS and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), connects Texas A&M veterinary students and […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Graduates Lead The Nation In Licensing Exam Pass Rates

Texas A&M University’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students have continued the multi-year Aggie tradition of passing the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) with a rate that greatly exceeds the national pass rate. More than 99% of the DVM Class of 2023 passed the licensing examination, which is significantly higher than the overall pass […]

Texas A&M Students Selected For ‘One Health’-Focused Veterinary Research Fellowships

Two Texas A&M University veterinary students were among the 13 students from around the world to be selected for Veterinary Student Research Fellowships issued by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Ali Olsen-Gerlach and Madison Rowe were among those selected for the 2023 FFAR Vet […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Student Taking Poultry Medicine To A New Degree

As both a Texas A&M Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and poultry science Ph.D. candidate, Nikolas Faust is on a mission to improve poultry health and welfare while also feeding the world. Like most students who dream of becoming a veterinarian, Faust intended to start his DVM upon his undergraduate graduation. However, when his initial […]

Competitive Scholarship Supports Ph.D. Student’s Veterinary Journey

Rachel Busselman, a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has been chosen to receive a $20,000 scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic educational organization dedicated to supporting higher education for women. Busselman, who is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, has also been […]

Aggie Veterinarian Explores Her Love For Radiology With Small Animal Rotating Internship

Dr. Cambridge Coy ’22 has known since her second year as a student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) that she wanted to become a veterinary radiologist. In the years since then, her classes, part-time jobs, and time as a rotating intern at the VMBS’ Small Animal Teaching Hospital […]


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