February 2017

Farm Week (Jan. 17) – Dr. Rick Fredrickson, veterinarian and director of the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently received the APHIS 2021 administrator’s award. In this interview, he describes the past two years…
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[Dr. Rich Nye, exotic veterinarian]

Rich Nye: From Cubs Pitcher to Exotic Vet Pioneer

February 22, 2017 / Alumni News

Illinois Alum Has Led Multifaceted Career The Chicago Cubs and their historic, hysterical romp to the 2016 World Series title remain a source of jubilation throughout Illinois and beyond. When it comes to the relatively…
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[vector-borne disease Culex larvae]

Illinois Part of New Center Focused on Vector-Borne Disease

February 19, 2017 / Pathobiology

Illinois research to address regional health concerns The University of Illinois is among a consortium of Midwestern universities in a new federally funded center created to fight diseases spread by insect vectors, especially mosquitoes and…
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[canine influenza - dog]

Canine Influenza: FAQs for Pet Owners

February 15, 2017 / General News

Like most people, most dogs with the flu will recover [row] [column size=5] Last week the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago announced that it was suspending adoptions of dogs from its facility for three to four…
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[Dr. Allan Paul]

Remembering Dr. Allan Paul

February 13, 2017 / Alumni News

Dr. Allan Paul passed away on Sunday, February 12. As a faculty member at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine from 1980 to 2015, Dr. Paul embodied all aspects of the teaching-research-service mission,…
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