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Katie Rice

A flock of domestic turkeys gather in a field

Nov 21, 2023

Talking Turkey: How a Vaccine In Development at NC State Could Protect Turkeys from a Fast-Spreading Fatal Illness

Supported by a large grant from the USDA, an interdisciplinary team is researching a novel vaccine that could protect turkeys against a deadly disease while boosting their gut health against other illnesses. 

A four-part grid featuring student veterans from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nov 10, 2023

Vets Squared: Honoring The Veterinary Student Veterans of the CVM

This Veterans Day, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes DVM students with prior military service and those who will serve after graduation. 

Dr. Kelly Meiklejohn, a female scientist with curly hair pulled back in a ponytail, examines a vial in a lab.

Nov 7, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations. 

A brunette female veterinarian wearing a black shirt stands in front of a flamingo enclosure at a zoo.

Oct 26, 2023

Veterinary Medicine, Done ‘Taylor’s Way’

The Greensboro Science Center’s new head veterinarian Dr. Taylor Gregory, an NC State alumna, has taken an unconventional route through her early career but one that's proudly her own. 

An instructor in green overalls leans against a barn containing cows while teaching a row of students in overalls during a farm lab class.

Oct 19, 2023

NC State Scholars Program Fosters Food-Focused Future Vets

Through its Food Animal Scholars initiative, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine equips veterinarians-in-training to produce healthy food that nourishes and fuels North Carolina. 

Three piglets look into the camera from below, their faces upturned.

Oct 10, 2023

NC State Researchers Partner with USDA to Combat Deadly Virus Affecting Pigs Nationwide

By studying the role unclean vehicles might have in transmitting a swine coronavirus, researchers help boost North Carolina’s food animal industry and support federal agencies in fighting other devastating diseases. 

A woman holding a brown-and-white speckled German shorthaired pointer puppy fitted with a nasogastric feeding tube sits between her two young sons on the floor of a veterinary hospital.

Sep 20, 2023

An Unresponsive Pup and an Unprecedented Complication: NC State Gives Hope for Hollen

A German shorthaired pointer puppy’s traumatic brain injury and surrounding symptoms didn’t fluster NC State veterinarians, who tackled every hazard head-on. 

Two women, clinical social workers, stand and talk with a sitting veterinarian in a hospital ward.

Sep 11, 2023

At NC State Veterinary Hospital, Clinical Social Workers Offer Comfort to Caregivers

One of the newest members of the NC State CVM family, Morgan Josey, joins clinical social worker Rebecca Maher in providing emotional support for animal lovers across the hospital. 

An orange-and-white cat wearing a red bandana lays on a blanket-covered exam table in a veterinary hospital. His two owners, a blonde woman wearing glasses and a pink shirt and a brunette wearing a black shirt, stand smiling behind him.

Aug 23, 2023

Cancer Fund Helps Bento the Cat Pack in More Time with Family

Life-changing funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund helped Bento survive a rare cancer and veterinarians learn more about his unusual condition. 

A collage on a dusky blue background featuring three photos of a honey-colored Great Dane inside Polaroid-style frames.

Aug 16, 2023

A Titanium Spine and Hearts of Gold: How NC State Got a Great Dane Back on His Feet

Bentley’s family worried he might never walk again after a car accident, but an innovative surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital started him on the right foot.