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Apr 19, 2024

Celebrating Outstanding Achievements at the 40th Annual Awards Banquet

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine community gathered Thursday night to celebrate outstanding achievements over the past year. Students, faculty, house officers and staff were honored with dozens of awards during the event at Talley Student Union. Below is a full list of our 2024 winners. NC Veterinary Medical Association Academic Achievement Award: Claire Ludwig… 

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Apr 9, 2024

College of Veterinary Medicine celebrates faculty and staff at annual awards ceremony

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine community honored its staff and faculty members Monday afternoon at the annual Employee Awards Celebration. During the ceremony, CVM leaders recognized employees who won external awards throughout the academic year, bestowed the college’s own annual awards and celebrated dozens of staff members’ years of service milestones. “This is an… 

People at Open house.

Mar 18, 2024

College of Veterinary Medicine to host Open House on March 23

The big day at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is almost here! On March 23, the college will open its doors to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the annual Open House. At this extremely popular free event, the community is invited to explore our College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary… 

A scan that shows the intestinal coil of tadpoles.

Feb 26, 2024

What Frogs Can Tell Us About Our Intestines

Human beings have around 15 feet of intestine – which is amazing, considering most of us are under six feet tall. We can fit our intestines inside us because they loop and rotate during embryonic development. But for some people, that process goes wrong and we don’t know why. Nanette Nascone-Yoder is a developmental biologist… 

Dr. Tal Ben-Horin and Ph.D. student Zakir Bulmer relocate oyster bags from CMAST to Core Sound as part of a study into the disease resistance of different genetic lines of oysters.

Nov 16, 2023

Our Remarkable Reach: Check out The Oath for Fall 2023

This edition of The Oath magazine highlights the myriad ways we contribute to North Carolina’s economy and strength by improving the lives of its animals and people. 

Dr. Tal Ben-Horin and PhD student Zakir Bulmer relocate a set of oyster bags from CMAST to Core Sound as part of a study into the disease resistance of different genetic lines of oysters.

Nov 14, 2023


In the 40 years since the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine dedicated its main facility, the college has repaid the state’s continuing investment by becoming a generator of graduates schooled in the latest cutting-edge care and a hub of transformative research into animal and translational medicine. Though the full impact of each veterinarian’s legacy is… 

Briana Blackwelder on a veterinary mission trip to Navajo Nation

Aug 8, 2023

From Navajo Nation, Briana Blackwelder Reports

My two weeks externing with Foundation Equine were amazing. Taking the opportunity to spend at least two weeks with a practice is so important. In that time, you have the chance to grow professional relationships and really connect with the staff. 

Emma Eldridge worked on anesthesia during surgery on a Gila monster at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

Aug 4, 2023

From the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Emma Eldridge Wraps Up

Hey, everybody! My name is Emma, and I’m a rising second-year student with an intended focus in zoological and wildlife medicine. This summer I’ll be sharing what it’s like to work as a veterinary intern at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences! 

Sam Schopler, Class of 2024, is using his Small Animal Externship to shadow a veterinarian in the countryside of Cork, Ireland

Jun 21, 2023

From Ireland’s Countryside, Sam Schopler Reports

After being on the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Business Management Association board for three years, I’m no stranger to the inevitable, “Where do you want to be in 10 years?” question that is a frequent topic at networking events, round tables and more. In answering this, I’ve always found it important to share… 

NC State DVM student Jasmine Lapsley is in Thailand this summer

Jun 6, 2023

From Thailand, Jasmine Lapsley Reports

Students at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have access to all kinds of internships, externships and research experiences during their four years of school. This summer, several students will be sharing some of what they're doing and learning in real time.