Fall 2018

Caring for the Caregivers

Wellness programs surge on campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training.

Veterinarians and veterinary students tend to work under tremendous pressure, which takes a toll. >>

Overfishing and Modern-Day Slavery

Jessica Sparks, VG14, researches the connections between fishing-stock declines and forced labor on the open seas.

You’re about to make a sandwich with canned albacore tuna today, thinking that’s a >>

Honoring Those at the Heart of His Success

Veterinary cardiologist George Kramer, V86, funds a scholarship in memory of his parents.

George Kramer, V86, had wanted to be a veterinarian from about the time he >>

Making a Difference by Degrees

In addition to its D.V.M. program, Cummings School also offers graduate programs preparing scientists like these for service around the world.

Paula A. Castaño, VG12

Island Restoration Specialist, Island Conservation’s Floreana Ecological Restoration Project DEGREE: M.S. in >>

Top Stories

Have Rescue Dogs, Will Travel

It has become common for families in the Northeast to adopt pets trucked in from other parts of the United States. But is that good for dogs—and for communities on both sides of the adoption line?

Children Mourning Pets

A veterinary social worker discusses healthy ways that kids--and their parents--can grieve.

How Cats Think

A veterinary behaviorist and alum explains why cats are so different than dogs—and if that means they love us any less.

Editor's Picks

Better, Together

How Cheryl London, V90, and clinicians at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center are breaking down silos in cancer research to speed new cures for pets and people.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.

Do What You Can

A visit to an animal sanctuary in India revealed a lesson I brought home to my practice and my life.