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January 5, 2017

Zoetis is a global animal health company with summer internships available for undergraduates. Applications open up January 23, 2017.

April 15, 2015

Bridge the GapSci, a nonprofit venture to provide basic laboratory equipment to high school science students in West African countries won the $7,500 grand prize in the Ag Springboard student business pitch competition.

Shahkila Daniels' interest in animals began at a young age when she developed a desire to work with large exotic cats.
June 26, 2014

Working with animals can be as unpredictable as being captain of the Penn State Majorettes, according to Shahkila Daniel

Although Erica Mellinger plans to pursue her passion for immunology and infectious disease studies, she also hopes to tie bioethics into her future career.
June 26, 2014

Sometimes a life-changing experience opens a student's eyes to what type of career she wants to pursue. For junior Erica Mellinger, that experience was the season of her father's sickness -- a time when he had to be treated in a hospital by research scientists.

Morgan Brown got experience working with exotic animals that she would not have been exposed to had she just worked in the United States.
June 26, 2014

Morgan Brown took a risk last August when she decided to be one of the first students to travel to South Africa through a newly developed immersion program.

Jackson has been instrumental in furthering research into how breast cancer metastasizes to bone.
July 12, 2013

The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBS) Department and Huck Institutes’ Immunology and Infectious Diseases (IID) Program are proud to announce that doctoral candidate Walter Jackson III has received the 2013 Robert T. Simpson Graduate Award for Innovative Research. The Robert T. Simpson Graduate Award honors the legacy of renowned Penn State faculty member, Dr. Simpson, who passed away in 2004.

Mike Henry, in blue, worked with Honduran children to teach them about the water cycle and water conservation during Spring Break 2012.
May 2, 2013

Mike Henry, a Shreyer Scholar and recent IID graduate, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship. He will be working in Africa for the next year as a Fulbrighter prior to attending medical school at Columbia.

Rachel Voller (far left) VBSC Alumni
March 23, 2012

Congratulations are in order to several Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBSC) students who received awards at the Student Awards Recognition ceremony held Sunday March 18, 2012. Also, a student at University of Pennsylvania writes back to share her appreciation for the things she learned as a VBSC student now that she is attending veterinary school!

February 27, 2012

The goal of the Biomedical Sciences Club Undergraduate Conference is to give current undergraduate students the opportunity to meet with distinguished professionals in the field of biomedical science.

September 29, 2011

This program is a career exploration for students in 6th through 9th grade who have a strong interest in science and mathematics and a demonstrated desire to choose veterinary medicine or biomedical sciences as their future career.

Yutin Bai
June 27, 2011

Spotlight on May 2011 Graduate with a Masters in Pathobiology, Yuting Bai. By: Avery August, advisor, Cornell University

May 18, 2011

A note from Dr. Kapur about our graduating students and the highlights for VBSC, IID, and TOX majors.

Dr. Griel in his office.
May 12, 2011

Beloved to generations of students, Dr. Griel is a leader in teaching, advising, research, and large animal veterinary practice.