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On March 29, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine announced the establishment of two endowed chairs in oncology and four endowed professorships in other veterinary areas. Six professors in the college have been…
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Joel Agate holding his white Coton de Tulear, Ethel.

Get to Know Joel Agate

April 19, 2024 / Get to Know

Joel Agate is the Assistant Director of Advancement for the College of Veterinary Medicine. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I moved to Illinois and started working at the College in…
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Students and members of the ISVMA DEI committee pose in the college atrium

ISVMA Mixes Food, Fun in Student Event

April 07, 2024 / General News

On a wet and chilly April day, more than two dozen Illinois veterinary students gathered in the atrium of the Basic Sciences Building for a hot lunch and warm friendship. The lunch was hosted by…
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Jeff Fox standing in front of a grass field and forest.

Get to Know Jeff Fox

April 03, 2024 / Get to Know

Jeff Fox is the Chief Information Officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine? I started in January 2015, right after the holidays. Describe your…
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Dean Constable poses with a dozen or so vet students in front of gate with large Block I logo

The State of the College, 2024

April 03, 2024 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. If you attended one of our recent alumni receptions at national veterinary meetings, you probably heard me speak about what’s been going on…
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Kellie Gard squats down while holding her two brown dogs.

Staff Spotlight: Kellie Gard, CVT 

April 02, 2024 / Practitioner Updates

Kellie Gard is the clinical service coordinator for the small animal orthopedic surgery service.  Tell us about your background. I was born and raised in the Champaign area. Between fostering dogs, adopting stray cats, and…
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