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Get to Know Mike McGill

Dec 8, 2017 / Get to Know

Mike McGill, an assistant facilities manager, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for a year. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Assist in maintaining and improving the facilities at the college. What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite part is communicating with others...

Get to Know Alysha McDaniel

Nov 30, 2017 / Get to Know

Alysha McDaniel, certified veterinary technician at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Service, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for two and a half years. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Helping very critical patients and helping students. (I have also given CE lectures...

Get to Know Heather Soder

Nov 10, 2017 / Get to Know

Heather Soder (wearing green in the photo), surgical vet tech II, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since 1996. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Creating a supportive learning environment for the students during live animal neuter labs. What is your favorite part of your job?...

Get to Know Miranda Vieson

Oct 25, 2017 / Get to Know

Miranda Vieson, clinical assistant professor of pathobiology, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since July 2016.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Diagnostic service (necropsy, biopsy, forensics), collaborative research, and teaching students and residents about pathology and how awesome it is. What is your favorite part...

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Get to Know Ashley Lynch

Oct 20, 2017 / Get to Know

Ashley Lynch (at right) is a lab instructor in gross anatomy with the Department of Comparative Biosciences. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Teaching anatomy to the first-year veterinary students. What is your favorite part of your job? First and foremost, like every teacher, I love watching the...

Terrence Stuber

Get to Know Terrence Stuber

Sep 15, 2017 / Get to Know

Terrence Stuber, Coordinator of Audiovisual Services, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since July 2017. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Be a light. Serve intentionally. Give my heart. Promote awesomeness. What is your favorite part of your job? Helping other people get their vision out....

Kate Irwin

Get to Know Kate Irwin

Sep 7, 2017 / Get to Know

Katherine Irwin, Academic Student Affairs Veterinary Medical Counselor and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since February 2017. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: To be a resource for students with academic or emotional concerns. My office is located right outside ASA & my...

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Get to Know Odin

Aug 30, 2017 / Get to Know

Odin, a red-tailed hawk at the Wildlife Medical Clinic, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for 20 years. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Public relations ambassador. What is your favorite part of your job? Getting treats from the veterinary students. Complete this sentence: My most memorable day...

Cristian De Peralta

Get to Know Cristian De Peralta

Jul 21, 2017 / Get to Know

Cristian De Peralta, a client care representative at the Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since May 2017. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Providing professional, efficient, and exceptional customer service at all times. What is your favorite part of your...

Get to Know Kristin Yager

Jun 22, 2017 / Get to Know

Kristin Yager, an instructional laboratory specialist in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, has been at the College of Veterinary Medicine for two years. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: I teach gross and comparative anatomy to our first-year students. What is your favorite part of your job? When I am able...