December 2023

Chicago Sun-Times (July 17) – Three piping plover chicks died in a span of five days last week. The causes of their deaths haven’t been determined, but wildlife experts are exploring the ways the chicks…
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Herb Whiteley and Dawn Morin return to the team

Illinois All-Stars Return to Help the Team

December 19, 2023 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. First, there were Michael Jordon and Ryne Sandberg. Now, our college has its own version of retired MVPs returning to the team to…
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Canine Respiratory Illness Precautions

December 14, 2023 / In the News

WICS-TV News Channel 20 (Dec. 13) – “The respiratory diseases, just like they do in people this time of year, start increasing. Because we’re all getting closer together, put inside more together, interacting more closely,…
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PAC-1 Anti-Cancer Agent Shines in Human Trials

December 13, 2023 / In the News

Business News (Dec. 12) – PAC-1, a drug originally developed by scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, triggers programmed cell death in cancer cells. Most notably, it managed to halt tumor growth in…
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