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New bus stop offers greater campus access
Thanks to the Student Leadership Advisory Coucil (SLAC), students, faculty, and staff can catch a CABS bus at the new stop on John Herrick Drive behind the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The SLAC worked with the office of Traffic and Parking in order to provide better bus access for the College of Veterinary Medicine campus.
The stops are serviced by the CABS Med Center Express, connecting the the college with the Buckeye parking lots and the Medical Center. The bus comes every 15-30 minutes on weekdays (including during academic breaks) and runs from 5.30 a.m. until 1 a.m. This should make getting to classes, to the Biological Research Tower, supply center and the Medical Center much easier for students, staff, and faculty!
Congratulations to SLAC for making this bus stop possible! The SLAC is a group primarily composed of professional students, but also includes Veterinary Public Health and graduate student representatives. Some of the goals of the organization are to provide self-government by the graduate students of the CVM, to serve as liaison between faculty, staff and graduate students, to disseminate policy information from the Graduate School and the College of Veterinary Medicine to the graduate student population, and to act as a clearinghouse of opportunities for the graduate students of the department (i.e. career, grant, funding, etc.). Read more here.
About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State
Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.