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Dr. Bill Augustine

Welcome to the Illinois Family

May 1, 2016 / Giving Stories

“Compassion and caring for animals form the common bond connecting all veterinarians,” said Dr. Bill Augustine, president of the Illinois Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association. Whether they work in production medicine, public health, conservation, research, or any of dozens of other fields, veterinarians share this commitment. All Illinois veterinary graduates are also connected by automatic membership...

Dr. Casey Cadile poses in front of a mountain while on an adventure with her dog Summer.

Scholarship Links Commitment, Caring, and Cancer

May 1, 2016 / Giving Stories

Fifteen years separate the graduation of Mark Byrum, Class of 2016, and Dr. Casey Cadile, Class of 2001, but the two share connections on several levels. Byrum, who is the first recipient of the Dr. Casey Cadile Memorial Scholarship, actively pursued his love of animals and veterinary medicine long before he reached college. Dr. Cadile...