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Attend Vet Med Open House on October 1

Sep 7, 2017 / Alumni News

On Sunday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 350 veterinary students will host a behind-the-scenes look at the state’s only veterinary college. From prospective veterinarians to passionate animal lovers, everyone will find their interest piqued at the University of Illinois veterinary college Open House. The event offers more than 40 fun...

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2017 Graduate Selected for AVMA Fellowship in Washington, DC

May 24, 2017 / Alumni News

Dr. Matt Holland, who earned an Illinois veterinary degree this month, is one of three veterinarians recently selected to serve as full-time advisors to congressional staff through a one-year fellowship sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The AVMA fellows will advise on science and technology policy issues such as food safety, public health,...

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Remembering Dr. John C. Thurmon, Veterinary Anesthesiologist

Apr 4, 2017 / Alumni News

The following narrative is excerpted from an obituary written by Dr. Thurmon’s daughter, Nancy Schmitt, of Highland Park, Texas. Professional Life In 1971 Dr. Thurmon was selected by his peers in the American Society of Veterinary Anesthesiologists, a society with open membership, to chair an ad hoc committee assigned to investigate formation of a veterinary...

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City of Markham Declares Day in Honor of Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg (’58)

Oct 8, 2015 / Class Notes

The City of Markham, Illinois has proclaimed October 10, 2015 to be “Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg Day” in honor of alumnus Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg (DVM ’58), who is turning 90 on that date. Dr. Hoogeweg founded the Markham Animal Clinic, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary. Dr. Hoogeweg is joined in his practice by...

Allison (DVM ’01) Named to AAVMC Fellows Program

Dec 19, 2014 / Class Notes

Dr. Sarah Allison, Class of 2001, has been selected for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Public Policy Faculty Fellows Program. This newly created, six- to eight-week program is designed to bring faculty from AAVMC-member institutions to Washington D.C.  The fellows will work with the AAVMC’s Advocacy Committee and with Governmental Affairs to interact...

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