Student Blogs

Four Illinois veterinary students and four alumni were recognized at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) in Indianapolis, Indiana at the end of February.   Swine Practitioner of the Year…
Read More >

Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

[Dria Talley greets a dog in the training program]

Correctional Center Connects with Canines

January 25, 2022 / Student Blogs

Our student chapter of the Human-Animal Bond Association (HABA) assisted, once again, with a program at the Shawnee Correctional Center last fall. Following a pause during the pandemic, the Shawnee Wellness Assistance Therapy Training (SWATT) program, which began in 2018, resumed its mission of allowing inmates to train dogs for veterans and people with special needs. The Illinois HABA club visits the correctional facility to assist inmates with animal care and training.  

Abby Hwang is a graduate student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.

Grad Student Appreciation: Abby Hwang

November 19, 2021 / Research News

Studies that have had a significant impact on society always start with a sufficient understanding of fundamental science in the field. Therefore, I believe that my research will contribute to a better understanding of basic cell, developmental, and reproductive biology. In addition, I hope it would become a cornerstone for knowledge and medications that contribute to human and animal life.

Grad Week Appreciation: Maria Nava

October 27, 2021 / Pathobiology

What is your academic background? (Where did you get your undergraduate/other degrees?)  I received my bachelors in Cellular Molecular Biology at California State University Dominguez Hills in 2019 and I am currently a PhD student…
Read More >

Grad Appreciation Week: Lydia Okyere

October 27, 2021 / Pathobiology

What is your academic background? (Where did you get your undergraduate/other degrees?)  I studied Animal Biology and Conservation Science as an undergraduate student in the University of Ghana, Legon.  How did you become interested in your…
Read More >

Grad Student Appreciation: Adrienne Rhodes

October 27, 2021 / Research News

What is your academic background?  I completed my bachelor’s degree in Biology from Northern Michigan University, which is in my hometown of Marquette, MI. I graduated as part of the Class of 2018 from Michigan State University’s…
Read More >

Grad Student Appreciation: Matheus Passos Barbosa

October 27, 2021 / Research News

What is your academic background? (Where did you get your undergraduate/other degrees?)   I am originally from Brazil where I studied Veterinary Medicine (2012-2018) and completed a Residency Program in Clinical Medicine of Domestic Carnivores (2018-2020),…
Read More >

Grad Student Appreciation: Vasiliki Mourikes

October 26, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

What is your academic background? I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Bachelor of Science degrees in both chemistry and integrative biology. I graduated with distinction for my undergraduate thesis on the…
Read More >

[headshots of 10 student winners from swine meeting]

Illinois Students Repeat Strong Showing at AASV

March 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…
Read More >

Mackenzie's cat, Florence, getting an exam

First-Year Clinical Rotations—Without the Clinics

March 10, 2021 / Student Blogs

Hands-on … Your Own Cat? Editor’s note: The University of Illinois veterinary curriculum is unusual in devoting eight weeks in the first year and seven weeks in the second year to clinical rotations. Illinois veterinary…
Read More >