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College of Veterinary Medicine Advance Newsletter

Message from the Dean: Looking ahead in 2019

Bryan Slinker, dean of the college
As we begin 2019, I remain ever thankful for the efforts of our college’s faculty and staff, supported by our many friends and stakeholders. We seek to lead the way in the Drive to 25, President Schulz’s goal to position WSU as a top 25 research university by 2030. This is a daunting task, and, although we may not fully achieve this vision, we will be vastly improved from aspiring to do so. » More ...

Message from the Dean: Allen School turns 10

Bryan Slinker, dean of the college
Just last year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. What an achievement to have built this program. With superb support from donors, the WSU administration and many in the college during very difficult budget times, it went from an idea to a maturing academic program that is making good on its promise and aspirations. » More ...

Message from the Dean: Thanks to our supporters

Bryan Slinker, dean of the college
Thanks to our many supporters—that’s you—our team completed another very successful year, raising more than $13.4 million in private funding. All of us in the college thank you from the bottom of our hearts because your gifts have taken on ever-increasing importance as we reach for our goals in a challenging budget climate. Challenging? » More ...

Message from the Dean: Companion animal care

Bryan Slinker, dean of the college
At the college, our highly-specialized care for companion animals in areas such as oncology, cardiology, or ophthalmology means we can provide an incredible team approach to the most complicated and difficult medical and surgical cases. We are rightly very proud of this. We are just as proud to offer specialized care more routinely. » More ...

Message from the Dean: Eliminating Rabies

Bryan Slinker, dean of the college
Rabies is never far from our minds here in your College of Veterinary Medicine. Aside from the occasional bat or other critter in the news, as we heard about here in Washington State this year when a cat was found infected with a strain of bat rabies, most people in the United States pay little heed to rabies. And with good reason. » More ...

Message from the Dean

Milestones: Significant moments in time to take stock, celebrate achievement and history, and then continue to march ahead strongly. There have been many of these recently. Washington State University celebrates its 125th year in 2015. Your College of Veterinary Medicine is a mere 116 years old—the fifth oldest in the United States. But, because a veterinarian was one of the University’s founding three faculty members in 1890, there has always been a veterinarian on the faculty at WSU. » More ...