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Call the Bee Vet

A Cummings School elective in honey bee medicine prepares veterinarians to work with beekeepers

Motherhood and Veterinary School

Cummings School researchers find that women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support

The Campus Buzz

A new selective in honeybee medicine is preparing veterinarians to work with beekeepers.

Live From Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Knowledge Swap

Veterinary student exchange designed to curb the spread of disease

Sarina Selleck, ’17: Self-Styled and Community Outreach

The Selectives program at Tufts is great at providing flexibility and support in pursuing student-driven ideas and interests. I chose a self-styled selective, under the mentorship of Dr. McCobb, in order to expand our current community outreach programs to include a site providing veterinary care to homeless pet owners. It was very rewarding to be Read More

Anya Price, ’16: Small Animal Surgery and Lab Animal Medicine

As a veterinary student straight out of undergrad with limited clinical experience, the Selectives program gave me easy exposure to the hospital and research in a low-pressure setting. I took a selective in small animal surgery, where I was able to get acquainted with the OR, familiarize myself with surgical procedures, and learn the general Read More

Jessica Sparks ’14

  Jessica Sparks immersed herself in conservation-related efforts during her five-week externship in the area of Chengdu, China. In the education departments at the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and the Chengdu Zoo, she committed her time to educating visitors, collaborating with local communities on sustainability projects, and creating wildlife trade exhibits and a Read More