Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
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Article ItemOncology internship at ACCRC helps guide journey from RVT to DVM for Maryland community college student , article
As I stepped through the double doors into the bright hallway, hearing cheerful morning greetings and seeing the wagging tail of an alert German shepherd, I knew I was about to open up a new world of opportunity in my journey to becoming a veterinarian.
Article ItemTimothy Bolton awarded Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award , article
The Zoetis award is a nationally recognized honor for a faculty member at each veterinary school in the United States. This award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated leadership and character; teaching ability as demonstrated by the caliber of instruction and responsiveness to the needs of students. Faculty members are nominated by their students.
Article ItemThe “Canine Instructors” Class of ‘22 , article
Just as the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed its Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) class of 2026 this Fall, it also welcomed its new participants in the Animal Care for Education (ACE) program. From August to mid-October, the veterinary college fosters dogs that come from local shelters.
Article ItemNew cows at veterinary college enhance learning , article
The cows have come home. The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine recently welcomed several new residents—residents of the bovine variety. The college is now home to 21 dairy cows who will aid in the education of veterinary students.
Article Item"5 Tips for Successful Dog Training" , article
Training your dog is an essential part of being a responsible pet owner. It helps to establish boundaries, build trust, and create a positive relationship between you and your furry friend.
Article ItemVeterinary college students help provide safe, affordable spay/neuter services to help end pet overpopulation in Southwest Virginia , article
There is an intense focus, but also cheerfulness, amid the whir and hum in the operating room at the back of Mountain View Humane Spay/Neuter Clinic in Christiansburg, Virginia. Dogs and cats have been brought by clients, by shelters, and by the regional Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, performed by Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine students under the supervision of faculty.
Article ItemBiomedical and veterinary sciences Ph.D. candidate receives National Institutes of Health grant , article
Jatia Mills said that the majority of the grant will go toward her research on investigating the neuroinflammatory response that occurs because of traumatic brain injury.
Article ItemVeterinary professor Nappier goes back to school to learn how to make school better for students , article
Michael Nappier wants to emphasize the “teaching” part of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. "I’m a college professor who hates school,” said Nappier, clinical associate professor in small animal clinical sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. His solution: Going back to school.
Article ItemNew animal behavior course helps students discern what dogs tell us without words , article
Buechner-Maxwell, a professor and specialist in large animal internal medicine at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and also certified in shelter medicine, and Erica Feuerbacher, associate professor of animal science and welfare in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), together coordinate the new Companion Animal Behavior and Socialization course.
Article ItemDynamic new graduate course examines pandemic , article
Led by Kylene Kehn-Hall, professor of virology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, a new special-studies course, COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), will use a multidisciplinary approach to educate graduate students about the novel coronavirus and the pandemic.
Article ItemPh.D. candidate Saklou receives research fellowship, will employ data analysis for animal, human health , article
Nadia Saklou first heard the term “clinician-scientist” while attending veterinary school at Colorado State. Now, with experience as both a clinician and scientist at Virginia Tech, she has become a clinician-scientist herself with a fellowship in hand that completes the circle back to Colorado State.
Article ItemSpay clinics give veterinary students early surgery experience, help pet owners at no charge , article
Second-year students in the four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine are being afforded that rite-of-passage opportunity this semester, all while helping regional pet owners receive free treatment and vaccinations for their dogs and cats.
Article ItemVeterinary students explore research careers in summer program , article
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Summer Veterinary Student Research Program provides training to veterinary students from the college and other veterinary schools. The intensive, 11-week program highlights the biomedical research side of veterinary medicine.
Article ItemVeterinary instructors from Kenya, Uganda learn from — and teach — their peers at Virginia Tech , article
Veterinary instructors from the two African nations visited the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) for a week in October to learn about methods and approaches they can apply to teaching veterinary students in their universities.