December 2022

Dr. Amanda Predki by Alma Mater

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor,” said Dr. Amanda Predki. “It just took me a while to figure out that I wanted to be a veterinarian.” Growing up in Illinois, she never…
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Grateful Hospital Client Sews Quilts for Pets

December 23, 2022 / In the News

Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; Dec. 22) – Linda Ahrens’s yellow tabby Spike was treated for cancer at the veterinary clinic at the University of Illinois in Champaign. After Spike received loving care, Ahrens knew she…
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annie davis tossing her graduation cap into the air

Many Paths to Veterinary School

December 19, 2022 / Student Blogs

When I was a brand-new high school graduate with big dreams to become a veterinarian, my undergraduate work seemed like the most important thing to my future career. I was hyperaware of the pressure to…
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Respiratory Sounds in Horses

December 19, 2022 / In the News

The Horse (Dec. 19) – “Respiratory sounds you can hear without a stethoscope usually indicate an issue in the upper airway, and endoscopy is a common first step in these cases to be able to…
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Dr. K.T. Wright with Dean Peter Constable in December 2019 at an event celebrating Dr. Wright.

Remembering Dr. K.T. Wright

December 13, 2022 / Message from the Dean

There were many touching tributes offered for Dr. Kenneth Terrill (“K.T.”) Wright at the celebration of life event held at our college on November 12. Nearly 40 colleagues, friends and family members filled the EVP…
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Cover of the Proceedings from ICSVD 2022

Global Experts in Swine Viral Diseases Convene in Chicago

December 12, 2022 / General News

The 2022 NAPRRS/NC229 International Conference of Swine Viral Diseases, held December 2 through 4 in Chicago, Ill., attracted more than 170 participants. This is the premier conference for addressing viral disease threats facing pork production….
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ISVMA Makes Annual Awards

December 12, 2022 / In the News

Journal Gazette & Times Courier (Mattoon, Ill.; Dec. 10) – Veterinarians Kate Brucker and Kiley Kelly of Albin Animal Hospital have been recognized with the 2022 Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association’s President’s Award. For four…
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