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[Andressa Gonsioroski and Kathy De La Torre]

Students Recognized at Society of Toxicology Meeting

Mar 29, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Research by Undergraduate, Doctoral Students Two student researchers working in the laboratory of Dr. Jodi Flaws, professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, were honored at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 2021 Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, which took place virtually at the end of March. Andressa Gonsioroski, a PhD...

[Dr. Lehman, Dr. Billing, Dr. Johnson]

Veterinarians Recognized at Swine Practitioner Meeting

Mar 24, 2021 / Alumni News

Three swine veterinarians with Illinois connections received honors at this year’s American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Annual Meeting. To read about 10 Illinois veterinary student who were recognized for their research contributions at the meeting, please see “Illinois Students Repeat Strong Showing at AASV.” Dr. James (Jamie) Lehman was awarded the AASV Technical Services/Allied...

[headshots of 10 student winners from swine meeting]

Illinois Students Repeat Strong Showing at AASV

Mar 24, 2021 / General News

Students Selected to Present Original Research For the second year in a row, students from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine snagged the lion’s share of the spots for student research presentations at the annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV). This year, Illinois students also took home top honors...

[baby great horned owl]

Watch the Critter Cam Livestream

Mar 23, 2021 / General News

Now Livestreaming: Juvenile Great Horned Owl The University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic—a non-profit organization that provides care and treatment to sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals—will feature a different patient each week on the Critter Cam. Caption and video don’t match? Well, situations can change pretty fast in the Wildlife Medical Clinic, so we can’t always...

Members of VOICE club

Scholarship Expands Access to Veterinary Profession

Feb 26, 2021 / Alumni News

Hadley Family gift advances diversity, equity, inclusion “We are grateful to the Hadley family for making this significant gift that will benefit all our students,” said Dr. Peter Constable, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. “With the partnership of donors, we can recruit and support a more diverse student body, one that will enrich...

Dr. Robin Holland in the COVID lab

2020 Graduate Robin Holland Pivotal in Campus COVID Response

Feb 15, 2021 / Alumni News

Building a Shield Against COVID in 5 Months Editor’s Note: Dr. Robin Holland, who graduated in May 2020 with her veterinary degree and had previously completed a PhD degree as part of the Veterinary Medical Scholars Program, had a very important role in fighting COVID-19 at the University of Illinois. This is her 2020 story....

Dr. Agwuna and Dr. Small in 1967

Dr. Emmanuel Agwuna, First Black Veterinary Graduate

Feb 10, 2021 / Alumni News

Member of the Class of 1967 The first Black veterinary graduate of our college was Dr. Emmanuel N. Agwuna, from Inyi, Nigeria. Nearly all that we know about him today has been gleaned from the 1967 edition of The Illio, the campus yearbook. Dr. Agwuna was a member of the Omega Tau Sigma veterinary service...

[Illinois vet student Jason leads you on a tour]

Video Showcases Illinois Veterinary Program

Feb 9, 2021 / General News

Find Your Home at Illinois Vet Med Meet some of the veterinary students who call the University of Illinois home, and find out if the Illinois program is a good fit for your veterinary education.  To learn more about the Illinois program, see our Admissions page: https://vetmed.illinois.edu/education/doctor-veterinary-medicine-degree/admissions/

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New Podcast Series: Veterinary Detectives Solve the Case

Dec 17, 2020 / General News

Delivering the Excitement of Discovery The Veterinary Detective, a free podcast miniseries featuring veterinary specialists working through a memorable case, launched this week from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. In the first episode, “The Case of the Coughing Tiger,” Dr. Karen Terio assists in making a novel diagnosis even though the patient...

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Earn C.E. at Fall Conference through December 31

Nov 24, 2020 / General News

Stay Connected, Earn CE Credit “Still, we wanted to uphold our traditions of community and access to our own talented faculty. I’m especially eager to see recent Illinois graduates stay connected to the college by coming to virtual Fall Conference.” Yes, we will miss seeing your faces, but you won’t miss out on practice-relevant information...