September 2022

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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Study Looks at Benefits of Exercise in Foals

September 08, 2022 / In the News

Morris Animal Foundation (July 28) – The research team was led by Dr. Annette McCoy, Associate Professor of Equine Surgery, and Dr. Mariana Kersh, Associate Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering. “Exercise interventions earlier in…
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