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A woman with shoulder-length light brown hair smiles at the camera in the Veterinary Hospital's intensive care unit.

May 22, 2024

House Officer Highlight: Army Veterinarian Sees Animals at Their Worst to Help Them Feel Their Best

Dr. Candace Wimbish, an Army major and third-year emergency and critical care resident at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, keeps a cool head while providing life-saving care to beloved pets. 

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. 

Five future pathology residents from the DVM Class of 2024, four females and one male, stand outside of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

May 1, 2024

Classmates for 4 Years, ‘Colleagues for Life’: NC State Pathology Class of 2024 Students Celebrate Residency Placements

All five graduating DVM students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s pathology focus area who applied to residencies matched, an impressive feat within a small and competitive specialization. 

A male veterinary student smiles at the camera as he sits on stairs in the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

Apr 29, 2024

Class of 2024: A Father-Daughter Graduation Celebration Honors a Goal Three Decades in the Making

When his daughter’s vet school journey reignited his own long-held dream, Craig Barnett followed her, and his heart, into the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine to launch a second career. 

In the right foreground, Dr. Danielle Mzyk smiles at two students working with a goat on a farm.

Apr 4, 2024

From ‘Bench to Farm to Table,’ 3-Time Alumna Helps Ruminants and Protects Our Food

Dr. Danielle Mzyk, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinical veterinarian, safeguards the nation’s agricultural system and cares for North Carolina’s livestock, all in a day’s work. 

An NC State veterinary student helps a young boy with a science experiment at the Open House on Saturday.

Mar 26, 2024

Open House 2024: Milking Cows, Studying Science and Stoking Veterinarian Dreams

Among myriad fun exhibits, community members of all ages checked out the anatomy lab, tried their hand at laparoscopic surgery or learned about the science of nerve firings at the “Unraveling the Puzzles Behind Ouch and Itch” stop. 

Dr. Sue Tonkonogy sits at her desk in her office. On the desk, next to her, her microbiology textbook stands on its end.

Mar 21, 2024

‘We Did It, and You Can, Too,’ Dr. Susan Tonkonogy Encourages Women in STEM

Dr. Susan Tonkonogy, the longest-tenured active faculty member at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has seen both the college and the immunology field’s support of female scientists grow during her five-decade career. 

Dr. Jackie Jaloszynski, left, sits with her Lagotto Romagnolo puppy in her lap. Her husband, Sid Bragg, is sitting at the right with the couple's other Lagotto Romagnolo puppy in his lap.

Mar 19, 2024

The ‘Domino Effect’ of Helping Healers

Dr. Jackie Jaloszynski and Sid Bragg found life-changing care and an unexpected connection at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, inspiring them to give back to support veterinarians- and specialists-in-training. 

Three women pose together for a photo at a school conference.

Mar 6, 2024

Building Business-Savvy Vets: A Q&A With Student Leaders of NC State’s Veterinary Business Management Association

Fresh from hosting the annual Red Wolf Leadership Conference — which recently won a national award — officers from NC State’s VBMA chapter explain how the club helps connect the local community. 

Small animal veterinarian Dr. Quincy Hawley stands with his arms crossed in front of a blue background.

Feb 28, 2024

Meet the NC State Alumnus Making Veterinary Medicine More Inclusive, From Racial Representation to Mental Health

Since earning his DVM in 2013, Dr. Quincy Hawley has worked diligently to help veterinarians feel like they belong in the profession, sometimes while navigating that challenge himself.