September 2022

Pork magazine (May 17) – Although the lessons learned are different for each stakeholder group, Yvette Johnson-Walker, DVM, and senior lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of…
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Domestic Cats Can Get Bobcat Fever

September 30, 2022 / In the News

WCIA News (Sept. 28) – Dr. Becky Smith, a veterinary epidemiologist at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, said the best way for cats to avoid bobcat fever is for them to stay…
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Vet Med to Hold Annual Open House

September 27, 2022 / In the News

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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Explore the Field at Vet Med Open House

September 20, 2022 / General News

On Sunday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 300 veterinary students will host a behind-the-scenes look at the state’s only veterinary college. Whether you are an aspiring veterinarian or an animal…
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Khan Family Gives $15 Million for Veterinary Oncology

September 20, 2022 / In the News

Chronicle of Philanthropy (Sept. 19) – Shahid and Ann Margaret Khan, and their children Tony and Shanna Khan, gave $15 million to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to support the integrated oncology program at the…
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Student Enrolls in Veterinary Program

September 18, 2022 / In the News

Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican (Sept. 17) – Jocelyn Polanek, daughter of Mrs. Christine Lassiter and Mr. Jeff Lassiter of Rensselaer, has been accepted to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana.

Reader Asks About Location of New Cancer Wing

September 18, 2022 / In the News

News-Gazette (Sept. 16) – Dr. Laura Garrett, clinical professor of oncology, said the new addition will be built “somewhere at the east end of the Small Animal Hospital.” That’s where the hospital’s current oncology service…
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Khan Family Donates to Veterinary Oncology Program

September 09, 2022 / In the News

News-Gazette (Sept. 9) – A $15 million gift from Flex-N-Gate Corp. owner Shahid Khan and his family to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine — and a matching gift — are expected to…
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