Message from the Dean

a view of new wings added to Veterinary Teaching Hospital

This message will appear in the Dec. 2021/ Jan. 2022 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Happy holidays from everyone at the college! It’s been a challenging year for those of us in…
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Dongwan Yoo in the lab

Pig Disease Powerhouse

December 07, 2021 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Winter 2021/2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. “Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading” proclaims the headline from a recent article in Wired magazine. The story is…
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[Dr. Pavlovsky observes a student who is examining a dog]

How We—And You—Can Give New Grads a Good Start

September 17, 2021 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the October/November 2021 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Do you recall your first job after graduation? Did you feel ready to practice? Did you feel supported in…
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Dean Constable and dermatology technician Miriah L.

Accreditation Visit a Virtual Success

May 21, 2021 / Message from the Dean

Every seven years, veterinary colleges accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association go through a very comprehensive review process that involves a site visit from outside evaluators appointed by the Council on Education (COE). It’s…
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graduation ceremony 2021

Headed in the Right Direction

May 20, 2021 / Message from the Dean

Speakers at our 2021 graduation ceremony conveyed their incredible pride in these graduates. They are ready for any challenge.

[students Razyeeh Mazaheri and Daniel Shinsako]

Students Are Worth Celebrating

March 23, 2021 / Message from the Dean

Above, 2021 graduates Razyeeh Mazaheri and Daniel Shinsako, who will share their gratitude for scholarship support at the May 8 virtual celebration. This message will appear in the April/May 2021 issue of the Chicago Veterinary…
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[a still from the video of a dog exam]

Removing Barriers for Veterinary Student Applicants

February 01, 2021 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Summer 2021 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. GRE Is Optional, Interviews Move to Zoom The admissions cycle that closed last October broke records. According to…
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[socially distanced learners]

Delivering the Veterinary Curriculum during a Pandemic

December 17, 2020 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Spring 2021 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. ‘Students … Remarkably Resilient’ How do you teach 130 students when only 44 can safely be seated in…
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[placing a tube with a saliva sample into a holder]

The Veterinary Factor in Pandemic Response

July 22, 2020 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the August/September 2020 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. College Aids Plans for Safe Return to Campus As veterinarians, each of us took a solemn oath to use…
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