Optometry Student Alex Fenson Competes in Olympic Trials for Curling

Article by Jessica Rogen reposted from the UMSL Daily. College of Optometry student Alex Fenson is part of curling’s Team Dropkin. In 2021, they won the National Championship and competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials, placing in the runner-up position. (Photo by August Jennewein) Speak with Alex Fenson for a while, and you’ll notice that two words … Continue reading Optometry Student Alex Fenson Competes in Olympic Trials for Curling

UMSL Alumnus Putnam Delivers Nutrition and the Eye Keynote Lecture

Lt. Col. Christopher Putnam, OD, PhD, FAAO UMSL alumnus Lt. Col. Christopher Putnam, OD, PhD, FAAO (PhD, Vision Science, '14) presented an informative lecture on April 11, 2021, to open up this year's Nutrition and the Eye Symposium. The symposium, now in its 13th year, is co-sponsored by the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society. Dr. … Continue reading UMSL Alumnus Putnam Delivers Nutrition and the Eye Keynote Lecture

Application Deadline is April 20th for Eyes on Diversity: The Summer EYE Academy

UMSL College of Optometry and the Office of Precollegiate Student Services is currently recruiting high school juniors and seniors to participate in a summer program designed to provide an inside look into becoming an eye doctor. Eyes on Diversity is a high school enrichment program organized by UMSL's College of Optometry and the Office of … Continue reading Application Deadline is April 20th for Eyes on Diversity: The Summer EYE Academy