September 2018

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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[DeWilde, Barger, Bernardoni, and Constable]

Four Honored by College, Alumni Association

September 29, 2018 / Alumni News

Awards Presented During Homecoming Week The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and its alumni association announced the winners of the 2018 awards, which will be presented in a private ceremony on October 11….
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[shelter medicine trip to Rhodes 2018]

Trip to Greece Delivers Hands-on Learning

September 26, 2018 / Student Blogs

This summer, Shelter Medicine faculty, staff, and students volunteered their time and service to help homeless animals on the island of Rhodes, Greece. The team provided physical examinations on all shelter animals located at the…
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AQUAVET® III Provides Hands-On Learning Experience

September 17, 2018 / Student Blogs

The past five weeks I had the honor of participating in AQUAVET® III: Clinical Aspects of Captive Aquatic Animal Medicine. The course is offered through Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and takes place at…
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[Student volunteers prepare feral cats for sterilization surgery]

College Receives Grant to Spay/Neuter 500 Feral Cats

September 06, 2018 / General News

On Saturday, September 8, the University of Illinois shelter medicine program will sterilize, vaccinate, and microchip over 100 feral cats from east central Illinois. The goal is to reduce the overpopulation of cats and improve…
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Get to Know Alyssa Duncan

September 06, 2018 / Get to Know

Alyssa Duncan, CVT, patient services coordinator, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for 26 years.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Includes oversight of fiscal and…
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