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Inclusion, diversity and NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Sep 28, 2021

Breaking Barriers: NC State’s Path to More Inclusive Veterinary Medicine

For far too long, institutional barriers and systemic racism have led to veterinary medicine’s crippling lack of inclusiveness. NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2025 shows how the tide may be turning.  

blue gloves cleaning big tiger teeth

Nov 12, 2019

Wild Things: 30 Years of Zoological Medicine at the CVM

30 years ago, the CVM changed the way zoological medicine was practiced and taught. Today, it remains an unmatched force in the field. 

Liara Gonzalez

Sep 9, 2019

A Game-Changing Approach to Intestinal Transplantation

A first-of-its-kind study at the NC State CVM and Duke University is testing a new way to effectively maintain donated intestines and markedly strengthen their viability, lowering transplant failure rates. 

belltower on night sky backdrop with lights

Sep 3, 2019

33 CVM Students Named 2019-2020 Annable Scholars

This academic year 33 students from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have been named Annable Scholars. Each will receive a scholarship that covers up to half of tuition and fees. Recipients for the need-based scholarship are selected in part on the basis of volunteer service.  The Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship Endowment… 

Mary Jo Pringle observes hospital staff

Apr 4, 2019

Her Dog Changed Lives. Now it’s Mary Jo Pringle’s Turn

With a soft nuzzle or a simple trick, Blarney could effortlessly do what many cannot — make life just a little bit better. For eight years, Mary Jo Pringle would bring her dog — a golden retriever named after the Blarney Stone in Ireland — to nursing homes and senior day care centers. He’d visit people… 

Mat Gerard, veterinary anatomy professor

Mar 28, 2019

CVM’s Mat Gerard Receives NC State Outstanding Teacher Award

When Mathew Gerard’s your teacher, you get all of him. If, like Gabriel Gonzalez, you’re studying in the library late at night before a major anatomy exam, you’ll watch as Gerard goes desk to desk, student to student, just to see if there are any last-minute questions he can help with. When Gonzalez, now a… 

Sep 27, 2018

CVM Alum Named to 100 Most Influential African Americans List

Tyler Allen is among the youngest members on The Root 100 list, the online magazine’s annual compendium of influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 behind barrier-breaking work. 

Professors Messenger and Baily

Aug 6, 2018

Passing Gas Podcast: Off the Cuff and On the Mark

Episodes, about 20 minutes each, are recorded weekly during the fall and spring semesters and available to students on class websites. The episodes alternate between topics related to anesthesiology and pharmacology... 

Oscar Fletcher with Matthew Breen

Jun 27, 2018

Oscar Fletcher Retires, Ending an Era at NC State

It was during Oscar Fletcher's time as Dean that the CVM became a part of NC State’s Centennial Campus and that a landmark gift from Randall B. Terry transformed the campus, creating the enviable Randall B. Terry, Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center... 

vets pet dog

Jun 25, 2018

A Promising Approach to Treating Canine Brain Tumors

The hospital’s radiation oncology service traditionally — and effectively — treats meningiomas, a common type of brain tumor in dogs, with surgery and radiation therapy...