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Two graduates lean into each other, hands clasped, at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2024 graduation.

May 3, 2024

‘It’s the People Who Make It’ for the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024

Despite their programs’ socially distant beginnings, members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024 formed enduring bonds with the people and places that make this campus home. 

Dr. Liara Gonzalez, a professor at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, poses in front of the entrance to the school's main building.

Feb 15, 2024

NC State Gastroenterologist Awarded $3.5 Million NIH Grant to Improve Small Intestine Transplant Process

Intestinal transplants have a five-year success rate below 60%, but researchers say an emerging technology for pre-transplant organ storage could boost tissue health, improve patient outcomes and expand the donor pool. 

Students in blue surgical gowns and wearing yellow sterile gloves smile while holding suturing needles over fabric models.

Feb 6, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Miss Rodeo North Carolina, Rachel Gagliardi, poses in a laboratory. She has long, dark hair and glasses and is wearing a cowboy hat, a pageant sash and a brown and turquoise jacket.

Jan 18, 2024

From Research Fellow to Rodeo Royalty, Dual-Degree Student Rides High

Rachel Gagliardi, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student and Miss Rodeo North Carolina 2023, seizes every opportunity to excel in the research lab, the rodeo arena and beyond. 

Two female veterinary students wearing KN95 masks examine one box turtle each on an examination table as part of an anesthesia study.

Jan 9, 2024

NC State Student Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Eastern Box Turtle Anesthesia, Her Seventh First-Author Study

“Without a doubt, the highlight of my time in vet school has been my research experiences,” says fourth-year student Ashlyn Heniff, who faculty say already has an impressive portfolio. 

Elf spends some time outside with his clinical team near the end of his time in isolation.

Dec 26, 2023

Our Compassionate, Life-Saving Care: A Year in Review

From dogs to cats, donkeys to bongos and countless animals in between, our expert teams at the NC State Veterinary Hospital save lives every single day. As the year draws to a close, we’re featuring 10 notable stories of our hospital teams going above and beyond for our community over the past 12 months.  

A woman with short hair and wearing a black shirt holds a tabby and white cat wearing a bandana.

Dec 12, 2023

Dule’s Cancer Care at NC State Keeps Owner Duly Impressed

Empathetic care at NC State and funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund have made a 13-year-old tabby’s five-year journey with an injection-site sarcoma easier on the feline’s family. 

An anesthesiologist dressed in green scrubs works to intubate a brown horse as two students assist her.

Dec 5, 2023

‘My Favorite Part of NC State’s Curriculum’: Selectives Set Up CVM Students For Excellence

During a two-week mini-term after final exams, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s students explore their interests within animal medicine through hands-on, specialized classes. 

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. 

Professor Korinn Saker

Feb 1, 2023

‘Why Didn’t Someone Do This Sooner?’

Korinn Saker, NC State's board-certified veterinary nutritionist, helped devise a system that could revolutionize liquid nutrition for critically ill animals.