September 2022

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 2) – Dr. Michelle Borsdorf, a boarded specialist in zoological medicine, explained the dietary needs of guinea pigs, including the need for vitamin C supplementation to prevent scurvy, the disease of pirates…
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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. https://www.newsbug.info/rensselaer_republican/news/jocelyn-polanek-enrolls-in-illinois-veterinary-college/article_88ac9db1-cfb1-5aa7-86cb-e322293133e2.html

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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