Virtual World Meets Admission Interviews

For many years, UMSL Optometry has strived to maintain its warm, family atmosphere; however, there is nothing colder than meeting your new classmates virtually from hundreds of miles apart! The incoming class has already overcome hurdles that no class has ever faced before, including interviewing, touring, signing leases and even buying equipment online. Although there … Continue reading Virtual World Meets Admission Interviews

New Look and More Options to Stay Informed

UMSL Optometry is taking our communications to the next level. We have published EyeWire quarterly for many years, but starting with this issue, you will see the EyeWire every other month to give more timely updates on what is happening at the college.  Our goal is to publish stories that make you feel more connected with … Continue reading New Look and More Options to Stay Informed

COVID Disruption – Patient Care Center

The first emails came in early March, warning UMSL campus-wide that travel arrangements were either cancelled or postponed. Things escalated quickly; notices began to come multiple times a day from UM System, the media, and campus leaders. COVID-19 went from a vague concept to a global pandemic. Across campuses, UM System effectively shut down as … Continue reading COVID Disruption – Patient Care Center

COVID Disruption – Professors

Due to the pandemic and for the safety of students and faculty, the UMSL School of Optometry began its online journey in March immediately following spring break. During this time, professors diligently worked to ensure that students continued to succeed in their courses by adapting to the challenges faced and by incorporating new ideas. In … Continue reading COVID Disruption – Professors