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Bellwether Magazine

Bellwether Spring 2016

Featured Articles

  • VMD-PhD Program Leads in Training

    Completing a veterinary degree—with four years of intensive classwork, clinical rotations, surgeries, community outreach, and more—takes perseverance. So does earning a PhD. It takes exceptional dedication to do both.

  • Advancing Veterinary Education

    Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school born from a medical school—hence its singular Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) degree. And, in 1969, Penn Vet was the first to shift away from traditional, lockstep veterinary training to a unique core-elective curriculum, which encourages students to explore their interests, focus on majors, and even pursue a dual degree.

  • Making Pennsylvania Proud
    Meet the recipients of the inaugural Commonwealth One Health Scholarships
  • Student Spotlight
    Meet four Penn Vet students following their own unique paths
  • Friends Support the Future to Honor Their Past
    Dr. Lillian Giuliani and Dr. Charles (Charlie) Koenig, both V'57, know that rigorous classwork, long days, and intense schedules are hallmarks of Penn Vet's excellence—and that fellow students, faculty, and alumni, who know what it's like, can make getting through all the easier.
  • A Father's Gift to Vite Lab is Personal
    Soon after Ga​lya Chan was born, her liver began growing at an alarming rate--so quickly the by the time she turned one, it was the size of a 13-year-old's. With doctors unable to identify the cause, Galya spent the better part of her first year in an intensive care unit.
  • A Penn Vet Family Tree Grows

    It is not surprising when the child of a veterinarian follows in the parent's footsteps or attends the same university. However, the Nebzydoski family has taken this to a whole new level.

Media Contacts

Ashley Berke
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John Donges
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Louisa Shepard
Communications Specialist for New Bolton Center
lshepard@vet.upenn.edu
610-925-6241