Dean’s Column

Greetings friends and colleagues - It is a pleasure to present the July 2020 edition of the EyeWire. You will no doubt notice several changes including a refreshed format and contributions from a variety of students, faculty and staff. Many additional changes have been incorporated. Throughout the year we are committed to sharing timely stories … Continue reading Dean’s Column

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

Sweeney-Dohrman Chosen as Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year

Dr. Sweeney-Dohrman Each year the graduating class elects one faculty member to receive the Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year award.  This award is sponsored by Beta Sigma Kappa, and is given to a faculty member who demonstrates a genuine care for the students, the profession, and the ongoing effort to engage learning in either … Continue reading Sweeney-Dohrman Chosen as Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year