“Realities of a Ride-Along,” and Mental Health in Medicine

UIWSOM students take steps to mentally prepare for traumatic experiences in the medical profession By: Kaitlyn Hennessey “Put your notes away and double glove,” she was told. Uncertain of the circumstances, she followed the paramedic’s orders. The ambulance arrived at the scene with police officers all around, body bags laying on the ground, helicopters flying off…she … Continue reading “Realities of a Ride-Along,” and Mental Health in Medicine

Three Days, Three Words: He is Risen!”

By Dr. Glenn Ambrose, Professor of Religious Studies Three days in the life of Christ have shaped Christian worship more than any other. The time frame beginning with the Last Supper and ending with the discovery of the empty tomb have given rise to rich liturgical traditions.  In the 20th century, the nomenclature of the … Continue reading Three Days, Three Words: He is Risen!”

Lent Invites Us to Join Jesus in the Desert

By Dr. Gilberto Hinojosa, professor emeritus Lent invites us to join Jesus in the desert. But what about that good old Catholic school refrain: “What should I give up for Lent?”?  Is it on its way out? In some way, that would be good because it was simplistic.  After all, giving up ice cream, sodas, … Continue reading Lent Invites Us to Join Jesus in the Desert

An Interview with the Dean of UIW’s Feik School of Pharmacy on National Pharmacist Day

To most people, it may come as a surprise that today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. To commemorate the occasion, we sat down with UIW's very own Dr. David Maize R.Ph., Ph. D., Dean of the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Learn more about him and the University of the … Continue reading An Interview with the Dean of UIW’s Feik School of Pharmacy on National Pharmacist Day