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[Coauthors Mudalagiriyappa, Sharma, Vieson, and Nanjappa]

Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine have demonstrated in a mouse model that a specific type of T cell, one of the body’s potent immune defenses, produces cytokines that are necessary…
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Two members of the Illinois DVM Class of 2023, Val Ivanina and Jason Szumski

Financial Outlook Brightens for New Veterinary Graduates

January 26, 2023 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. The AVMA recently shared some very good news from its 2022 Survey of Graduating Seniors. This annual online survey collects information on student demographics,…
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annie davis tossing her graduation cap into the air

Many Paths to Veterinary School

December 19, 2022 / Student Blogs

When I was a brand-new high school graduate with big dreams to become a veterinarian, my undergraduate work seemed like the most important thing to my future career. I was hyperaware of the pressure to…
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Dr. K.T. Wright with Dean Peter Constable in December 2019 at an event celebrating Dr. Wright.

Remembering Dr. K.T. Wright

December 13, 2022 / Message from the Dean

There were many touching tributes offered for Dr. Kenneth Terrill (“K.T.”) Wright at the celebration of life event held at our college on November 12. Nearly 40 colleagues, friends and family members filled the EVP…
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Cover of the Proceedings from ICSVD 2022

Global Experts in Swine Viral Diseases Convene in Chicago

December 12, 2022 / General News

The 2022 NAPRRS/NC229 International Conference of Swine Viral Diseases, held December 2 through 4 in Chicago, Ill., attracted more than 170 participants. This is the premier conference for addressing viral disease threats facing pork production….
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Considerations for Creating a Fluid Therapy Plan

December 04, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Jenica Haraschak is a clinical assistant professor in the small animal emergency and critical care service. Fluid therapy is one of the most common therapies prescribed in veterinary medicine. To create a fluid therapy…
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Faculty Spotlight: Laura Frazier, DVM

December 04, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Frazier is an instructor who leads the Spay-Neuter, Community Outreach and Shelter Medicine service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Tell us about your background. I received my veterinary degree from Universidade Estácio de Sá…
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