February 2021

WCIA-TV (ciLiving; Sept. 26) – Aimee Hearn and Brianna Huff, student organizers of the annual Veterinary Medicine Open House, join us with details on this year’s Open House will be held on Sunday, October 2,…
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Scholarship Expands Access to Veterinary Profession

February 26, 2021 / Alumni News

Hadley Family gift advances diversity, equity, inclusion University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine today announced a new $500,000 scholarship to help advance diversity within the veterinary profession. The Hadley Family DOVE (Diversifying Opportunity in…
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Bearded Dragon Recovers from Fungal Infection

February 22, 2021 / In the News

Commercial News (Danville, Ill.; Feb. 20) – Dr. Krista Keller, who heads the service and is a board-certified specialist in zoological medicine, was Frankie’s doctor. The classical appearance of a N. guarroi infection is a…
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COVID Pandemic Has Advantages, If You’re a Dog

February 16, 2021 / In the News

Chicago Tribune (Opinion; Feb. 12) – Kim Selting, a professor of veterinary clinical medicine at Illinois, writes about the pandemic from a canine’s perspective. https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-commentary-covid-dog-20210212-wasgt4xbajfbpdahfdosf437ue-story.html

Get to Know Veronica Millsap

February 10, 2021 / Get to Know

Veronica Millsap, pictured above with dog, Betty White, began working as a certified veterinary technician in Zoological medicine in September 2020. Describe your role at the college. I’m a certified veterinary technician working in the…
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Lipid Metabolites Target Pain, Inflammatory Pathways in Neurons

February 10, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Findings May Lead to Opioid Alternatives When modified using a process known as epoxidation, two naturally occurring lipids are converted into potent agents that target multiple cannabinoid receptors in neurons, interrupting pathways that promote pain…
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Ergonomics for Veterinary Dentistry

February 09, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Information abounds to help veterinarians develop and improve their dental diagnostic and treat­ment skills. This article, however, describes devices and techniques that can make the practice of dentistry more ergonomic, com­fortable, and easy. Loupes and…
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Video Showcases Illinois Veterinary Program

February 09, 2021 / General News

Find Your Home at Illinois Vet Med Meet some of the veterinary students who call the University of Illinois home, and find out if the Illinois program is a good fit for your veterinary education….
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