Student Blogs

[headshots of 10 student winners from swine meeting]

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…
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[Illinois student group at Currumbin]

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Visit Delights Students

May 20, 2019 / Student Blogs

Koalas and echidnas and bats, oh my! Over spring break this year, five Illinois veterinary students and instructor Dr. Sarah Reich, medical director of the college’s Wildlife Medical Clinic, visited the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in…
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[Illinois veterinary students present to SWATT program handlers]

Hope Behind Bars – Handlers Learn Veterinary Skills

December 21, 2018 / General News

Students Make Second Visit to Training Program After our Human-Animal Bond Association club visited Shawnee Correctional Center in October to learn about the S.W.A.T.T. (Shawnee Wellness Assistance Therapy Training) program, we were eager to help…
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[older horses]

Caring for Older Horses

December 07, 2018 / Student Blogs

With proper care, older horses can prosper The lifespan of the horse has increased over the years. Improved veterinary medicine, a better understanding of care, and the role of horses as pasture pets are some…
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Students pose after third-year surgery

Teamwork, Support Make First Surgery Rewarding

December 05, 2018 / Student Blogs

Junior Surgery Week The week we have all been dreading since we first heard about it: “junior surgery week” If you haven’t hit your third year of vet school yet, you’ve heard about this week…
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[Reilee Juhl and Sarah Wright]

Networking Leads to Clownfish Research Project

December 02, 2018 / Research News

I Plan to Present and Publish My Data Last fall at the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians conference, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Gregory Lewbart of North Carolina State University, who offered to…
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