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Jacksonville Journal-Courier (Jacksonville, Ill., March 26) – The number of veterinarians practicing in rural areas is declining at the same time veterinary schools are turning out more graduates than ever. “It’s a geography problem,” says…
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Demand for Veterinarians in Illinois

February 16, 2023 / In the News

Illinois Farm Bureau (Feb. ) – Dr. Jim Lowe, an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine, agrees that the cost of veterinary school – and subsequent debt –…
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Researcher Talks about Study on Cell Regeneration

February 10, 2023 / In the News

The Mirage (Feb. 10) – Dr. Wenyan Mei, in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, recently published a paper in the journal Nucleic Acids Research called “PTBP1 controls intestinal epithelial regeneration through post-transcriptional regulation of gene…
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Caring for Your Horse in Winter

February 09, 2023 / In the News

The Horse (Feb. 5) – Scott Austin, DVM, an equine internal medicine specialist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, in Urbana, offers winter horse care tips to keep your horse safe and healthy…
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Guinea Pigs Get Scurvy

February 03, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 2) – Dr. Michelle Borsdorf, a boarded specialist in zoological medicine, explained the dietary needs of guinea pigs, including the need for vitamin C supplementation to prevent scurvy, the disease of pirates…
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Illinois Student Wins International Diversity Scholarship

January 30, 2023 / In the News

dvm 360 (Jan. ) – Theodore Berlanga, Class of 2025, was one of 18 veterinary students from American Association of Veterinary Medical College member institutions selected to receive the Merck Animal Health Diversity Scholarship. The…
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COVID Containment Strategies on Campuses Justified

January 27, 2023 / In the News

Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 26) – Rebecca Smith, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, said the study justifies the concerns among colleges at the outset of the pandemic about…
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Rehab for Horses

January 26, 2023 / In the News

The Horse (Jan. 24) – Dr. Lori Madsen, DVM, an equine veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital who’s pursuing a specialty in sports medicine and rehabilitation, said, “Physical rehabilitation for animals is not just…
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