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Michael Stoskopf

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. 

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Sep 3, 2020

NC State Veterinary Master’s Graduate Honored for Wildlife Conservation

Groundbreaking wildlife conservationist Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka has won the 2020 Aldo Leopold Award honoring extraordinary work protecting mammals and their habitats. 

Shane Boylan examines a turtle at the South Carolina Aquarium.

Nov 21, 2019

Alumni Voice: What Zoological Medicine at the CVM Meant to Me

As chief veterinarian at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, S.C., Shane Boylan (DVM, ’05) treats some of the world’s most amazing marine animals, including sea turtles impacted by oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and loggerheads in need of rehabilitation at the aquarium’s Sea Turtle Care Center. As a student at the NC State… 

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. 

Michael Stoskopf with a group of new veterinary students

Oct 10, 2016

Stoskopf Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

In his acceptance speech, Stoskopf repeatedly recognized the influence of several mentors, stating that he could not think of a “single important achievement” in his life that he could claim to have done on his own... 

team rescues turtles

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... 

green sea turtles cold stunned on the beach in cape lookout

Feb 7, 2016

NC State Faculty Respond to Record Number of Cold Stunned Sea Turtles

An unseasonably warm December, followed by precipitous drops in temperature after the New Year, caught a record number of young green sea turtles inshore where they are vulnerable to Cold Stun Syndrome... 

wood door with text

Nov 8, 2015

Collaboration Between College of Design and the CVM to Benefit Wildlife

The collaboration involved detailed discussions of the science of animal behavior, management, and veterinary education as well as...