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Mar 20, 2017

Nine CVM Students Receive 2017 Zoetis Scholarships

Over 1,700 applications from second- and third-year students were received from colleges of veterinary medicine in the U.S. and Caribbean. From those applications, the most in the program’s history, 315 recipients have been selected... 

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Sep 13, 2016

Turtle Rescue Partnership Turns 20

It is also the eleventh year that fourth-year students from the CVM have the opportunity to experience a clinical rotation in sea turtle rehabilitation and rescue... 

Taylor Locklear

Sep 6, 2016

Class of 2020: A Fresh Perspective

Forget the warm fuzzies — especially the warm part. Taylor Locklear wants to work with amphibians and reptiles, even ones that are venomous, 10 feet long, 150 pounds and could knock her over... 

Jeffrey Tyrrell

Aug 30, 2016

Class of 2020: A Nontraditional Path

Jeffrey Tyrrell was an associate attorney working on real estate transactions in San Francisco. But he ditched the suit for a volunteering stint at the Oakland Zoo, helping to care for tigers, lions, camels, bison and elk. Now his part-time passion is so much more... 

Hannah Varnell, class of 2020

Aug 16, 2016

Class of 2020: Following Her Heart

After forays into studying economics and international development and environmental sustainability, with a love of veterinary medicine never far from her heart, Hannah Leigh Varnell enters... 

Ty Smith

Aug 9, 2016

Class of 2020: Unbridled Passion

It wasn’t until 11th grade when Ronald "Ty" Smith took a biology class that he knew he wanted to get into veterinary medicine. A 12th-grade course in anatomy sealed the deal... 

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Jul 31, 2016

Meet the Class of 2020

They’ve previously studied animal science and biology, zoology and psychology. They have master’s degrees; one has a juris doctorate. One is a Tillman Scholar. Most are North Carolina residents, but nearly... 

John Griffioen and Sophie Amirsultan, class of 2018, examine a turtle

May 23, 2016

6 NC State CVM Students Awarded Hitchings New Investigator Award

This award is specifically for support of pre-doctoral research and is in the amount of $5,000 for students enrolled and working toward... 

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May 3, 2016

Oath and Hooding Set for Largest Ever Graduating Class

The class of 2016 represents the largest ever for the CVM at 98 graduates. The most popular career path remains... 

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May 3, 2016

NC State Farm Days Offer Fun, Educational Experience for Kids

With the guidance of veterinary students and ruminant medicine faculty members, kids were introduced to different aspects of becoming a large animal veterinarian...