October 2020

Kristina Slaby with her dog, Jax.

Kristina Slaby, pictured with dog Jax, is the practice coordinator at Midwest Equine at Illinois. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I started in May 2022 as a veterinary assistant for…
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Reasons to Adopt Older Cats from the Shelter

October 05, 2020 / In the News

Martha Stewart (Oct. 2) – Older cats are generally calmer and less likely to cause trouble, says Dr. Loukia Agapis, shelter medicine service head at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine: “You won’t have…
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Vet Med Virtual Open House Launches

October 05, 2020 / In the News

WCIA-TV (Oct. 4) – “Not only did they conduct interviews to staff and faculty that represent diverse backgrounds, they also worked with the rest of the student body to help make the content on the…
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veterinary student leaders

Open House Wants to Smash Stereotypes

October 02, 2020 / General News

Editor’s note: The following commentary written by student leaders was published in the News-Gazette on October 1. Pictured above are some of the Open House committee members and members of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive…
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Research Shows Malarial Drug May Combat Cryptosporidium

October 02, 2020 / In the News

Medical News (Oct. 1) – “There’s an urgent need because young children are dying of this diarrheal pathogen, and there’s no effective medicine to treat the infection nor vaccine to prevent the disease. Immunocompromised patients…
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Vet Students Use Open House to Address Stereotypes

October 01, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (Oct. 1) – Stereotypes present stubborn barriers to learning new information. That’s why this year we are devoting our annual Open House to breaking down stereotypes and busting myths about all things animal- and…
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