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Two graduates at the 2023 Oath and Hooding Ceremony.

May 31, 2023

May News and Updates: Celebrating and Sending Off Our New Doctors

Stay up to date on how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is having a huge impact on our community, from advancing knowledge about dementia to serving rural areas across North Carolina. 

The Gila monster inside the tube for radiographs. This tube is the largest in a set designed to handle venomous snakes. We were able to take radiographs from all angles without sedating by utilizing this equipment.

May 26, 2023

From the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Emma Eldridge Reports

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! 

Briana Blackwelder examines a horse's eyes

May 22, 2023

From North Carolina, 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. 

Jasmine Lapsley is working in Thailand this summer

May 17, 2023

From Thailand, Jasmine Lapsley Reports

Hello, I’m Jasmine Lapsley, a rising third year at NC State CVM! I am veterinary support staff for Loop Abroad for the first half of my summer. I will be working not only as an assistant to the Thai vets here in Thailand but also as a mentor to the many pre-veterinary students coming to Thailand this summer. 

Sharon Daley, Heather Collins, Sam Zurlinden and Jazmyne Maxwell

May 5, 2023

Class of 2023: The Dr. Mom Squad, COVID Crisis Edition

First-person essays by Sam Zurlinden, Sharon Daley, Jazmyne Maxwell and Heather Collins, all of whom were simultaneously mothers and NC State veterinary students. 

Gabe Steinman with his father and grandfather, both veterinarians

May 3, 2023

Class of 2023: Ask for Dr. Steinman and Three Men Might Answer

A first-person essay by Gabe Steinman, who after graduation will be joining his grandfather and father at Salisbury Animal Hospital northeast of Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Dr. Marine Traverson displays a 3D printed model to a student while working with a dog.

May 1, 2023

Class of 2023: How a COVID Cancellation Led to Fateful Fallout

A first-person essay by Abby Cox Laws, who after graduation will be a small animal rotating intern at Colorado State University. 

Mack Kestler and his dog Brandi

Apr 27, 2023

April News and Updates: A Feline Center, a Standing CT and a Heartfelt Thank You from Across the Years

Stay up to date on how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is having a huge impact, from creating a center to focus on feline care to installing a standing CT for horses to being recognized for major awards. 

Brooke Childers and Ethan Williamson have been best friends throughout veterinary school.

Apr 26, 2023

Class of 2023: Vet School Packing List – Best Friend Included

A first-person essay by Ethan Williamson, who after graduation will be working as a small animal general practitioner in Myrtle Beach.  

Christian Capobianco worked with red pandas during an externship

Apr 24, 2023

Class of 2023: An Amazingly Memorable Walk on the Wild Side

By Christian Capobianco As a kid, I visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom and was amazed watching the veterinarians in their on-show veterinary window treat exotic animals like lions and gorillas. I knew at that moment that I wanted to be an “animal doctor” and that I wanted to work with the wild ones. When I was…