University of Saskatchewan News


The Western College of Veterinary Medicine set up a four-day spay and neuter clinic in La Ronge for local feline and canine patients.

Community clinic for pets

October 24, 2014

Out on the hockey rink’s cement surface, a masked, blue-gowned veterinary student carefully unwraps a package of sterile surgery equipment. A veterinarian, also in surgical scrubs, gives her directions. Six identical tables are prepped and waiting for their feline and canine patients.

Ernie Barber, interim provost and vice-president academic

School of Public Health moving on

October 14, 2014

An academic review of the university’s School of Public Health will soon get underway, fulfilling one of three commitments made to the unit in July by Interim Provost and Vice-President Academic Ernie Barber.

Run Cuming, professor in the College of Law and master teacher.

Lessons in law

October 9, 2014

Ron Cuming began his career as a professor at the College of Law 48 years ago, before many of us were born, but his teaching techniques are anything but old school.

The people of Alelayli, Tanzania, some of whom are seen here in a photo by Pammla Petrucka, will benefit from an integrated One Health clinic in their community.

U of S team part of creating inaugural One Health clinic

October 2, 2014

Faculty members from the university’s College of Nursing and Western College of Veterinary Medicine are part of a team working with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology to establish a One Health clinic in Tanzania.

Dr. Sarah Boston. Photo by Krystle Radlinski, Verve Photography.

WCVM graduate shares tale of survival

June 24, 2014

Dr. Sarah Boston is returning to her alma mater and the city she once called home to share her very personal story of veterinary medicine, cancer and survival.