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We continue to share many events that are being held virtually - scroll down for the link on where to stream when applicable.
Vet Med Open House 2020
This year, Open House will be available worldwide till the end of 2020 via the internet. You’ll still get to see lots of animals and hear from current Illinois veterinary students. There will even be a real-time online event (through Facebook Live) to ask your questions about admission to our college.
Join virtually for the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Open House. Veterinary students are putting the focus on dispelling myths—about animals and about veterinary careers.
When: Launches October 4, 2020 at 2pm*
*The site will be live through December 31
• Demonstrations of a neurology examination of a dog, how to get a saliva sample from pigs, and how to safely approach a dog that doesn’t know you
• Interviews with students who have volunteered their veterinary services in under-served parts of the world
• Behind-the-scenes videos featuring the college’s Wildlife Medical Clinic and Wildlife Epidemiology Laboratory
• Downloadable coloring sheets, games, and other activities.
“We’re super excited about the chance to reach even more people this year by hosting our information about animals on the internet, Just about every booth that visitors would typically see at our live event will be represented in the virtual Open House.” – Julie Klein, third-year Illinois veterinary student on the Open House leadership committee.
Want more? The Vet Med Open House is one of our “Best Places to Get Close to Animals in the Champaign-Urbana area” and part of our “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for Kids in Champaign-Urbana” post.