Green Mountain College

Dr. Randy Anselmo, director of Health Services at Bennington College in Vermont, has started his own business to address a problem for small, rural private colleges, camps and boarding schools: access to reliable healthcare services. His answer: telemedicine. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen sat down with Anselmo to talk about his startup, BeWell.

An ox that lived on a Vermont college's farm has been put down despite an outcry over that decision. School officials have also decided that meat from the ox will be not used for food.

Green Mountain College says that because the animal was receiving medication for an injury, the meat was not fit for human consumption.

The 11-year-old ox, named Lou, and another ox were retired this summer from the college's farm. The school had planned to turn them into beef to be served in the college dining hall in keeping with the school's emphasis on sustainable agriculture.