General News

[alumni awards photo]

The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and its alumni association have announced the winners of the annual awards to be presented on Thursday, October 28, as part of the Annual Fall Conference for…
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veterinary student leaders

Open House Wants to Smash Stereotypes

October 02, 2020 / General News

Editor’s note: The following commentary written by student leaders was published in the News-Gazette on October 1. Pictured above are some of the Open House committee members and members of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive…
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[open house 2020 graphic]

Open House Invites Public to Challenge Stereotypes

September 12, 2020 / General News

Virtual Event Opens Sunday, Oct. 4 The COVID pandemic and the antiracism movement have made 2020 a year of change. Students at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine embraced this opportunity to reimagine…
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[horse's hooves]

What I Wish Owners Knew about Navicular Syndrome

September 11, 2020 / General News

Navicular syndrome is a common condition, but it is not simple or straightforward. To better understand why it seems like one treatment works great for one horse and marginally for another, it is important to…
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[Dr. Jim Lowe consulting in pig barn]

New Master of Veterinary Science Degree Has Real-World Focus

August 10, 2020 / General News

Online Program for Production Medicine Professionals The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine recently established an online master’s degree to help address global demands for a safe and nourishing food supply. Applications for the…
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[cat sleeps next to mailer]

Sassy Cats, We Can Hear You Now!

July 14, 2020 / Alumni News

Invention Makes Treating Cats Safer If you’ve never handled a cat in a veterinary setting, you may think you can predict their body movements but you would be wrong! They will surprise you. Dr. Kristen…
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[Dr. Anita Kalonaros at the White Coat Ceremony]

New Yorker Goes the Distance to Achieve Her Goals

May 14, 2020 / Alumni News

‘Come on, let’s go’ Anita Kalonaros has been chasing her dream of becoming a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. “I think it’s something I’ve always said my entire life,” the Long Island,…
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