Student News

Rachel Simpson (’19) was the subject of an article entitled: “Negotiating a starting salary: a critical step in closing the wage gap” published in the March issue of Women in Optometry. Krystal Matson (’20) was featured in the April/May issue of AOA Focus for receiving the Dr. Larry J Alexander Scholarship for Education. Peter Jacques (’19) … Continue reading Student News

College of Optometry Talent is Showcased in Annual NOSA Event

One of the many points of pride for the College of Optometry is having one of the most active National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) chapters in the country.  Two of their annual programs are highlighted in this issue of the EyeWire: the Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Handicapped Children, and the Annual Talent Show.  The … Continue reading College of Optometry Talent is Showcased in Annual NOSA Event

The Benefits of Double Vision: UMSL Welcomes the Gada Family

Historically, the College of Optometry has had a large number of sons and daughters of alumni, several twins, and sisters enrolled in the program at the same time.  This year, for the first time, the college will have a mother and daughter enrolled in the program.  Welcome Olivia Gada (’21) on the left, the daughter … Continue reading The Benefits of Double Vision: UMSL Welcomes the Gada Family