Ranked third in the nation among colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report, NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a driving force in veterinary innovation. From our leadership in understanding and defining the interconnections between animal and human health, to groundbreaking research in areas like equine health, and our commitment to training the next generation of veterinary health professionals, we are dedicated to advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.
The “One Health” concept recognizes that the health of the environment influences the health of people and all animals–wildlife as well as pets, horses, and farm animals. One Health is of great interest to medical doctors, public health officials, veterinarians, wildlife biologists, marine scientists, agricultural producers–anyone, in fact, who is concerned with healthy life on a healthy planet.
Veterinary medicine is critical to the important global undertaking One Health represents. Learn what the concept means to you and your family while gaining an insider’s view into one of the nation’s top veterinary programs as the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites you behind the scenes for the Open House festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
Tour the Randolph B. Terry, Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center and the classrooms and laboratories in the College of Veterinary Medicine. There are attractions in the Teaching Animal Unit, the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research within the CVM Research Building, and numerous activities throughout the campus.