September 2017

Dr. Coretta Patterson and Dr. Christina Tran

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Today 33 U.S. institutions grant veterinary degrees. That number will rise to 34 this fall, when the first-ever veterinary college in Puerto Rico opens….
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Dr. Megan Mahoney and Katherine Hatcher

Mahoney Receives Research Funding from Carle Illinois

September 29, 2017 / General News

Dr. Megan Mahoney, associate professor of comparative biosciences, will receive $50,000 from a Carle Foundation and University of Illinois initiative for a research project that will focus on the impact of hormonal changes and environmental…
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[juvenile bald eagle]

Critter Cam Archive

September 29, 2017 / General News

Past Wildlife Patients The University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic—a non-profit organization that provides care and treatment to sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals—has featured a different patient almost every week on the Critter Cam since July…
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Terrence Stuber

Get to Know Terrence Stuber

September 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….
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Kate Irwin

Get to Know Kate Irwin

September 07, 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:…
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[Nana the Chihuahua from Thailand cavorts in Illini garb]

Dog from Thailand Gets Heart Repair at University of Illinois

September 06, 2017 / General News

  [row][column size=8] [callout title=”Traveling a World Away for a Second Chance”] For the full story of Nana’s heart repair procedure, including video of the placement of the occluder, see [/callout] [/column][column size=4][/column][/row]  …
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[bats spread rabies]

Rabies FAQs for Pet Owners

September 06, 2017 / General News

Rabies is deadly for pets and people. Vaccinate! Is rabies still a concern in the United States? Yes! Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that they receive over 5,000 confirmed…
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