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Ask an Expert: Ray Mundy sees pitfalls in airport privatization bills

Ray Mundy, director emeritus of the UMSL Center for Transportation Studies and executive director of the Airport Ground Transportation Association, gives his take on the prospect of leasing the airport. (Photo by August Jennewein) Last December looked like the end of the road ­for airport privatization in St. Louis. After approximately two years of exploring leasing

Optometry alumna’s Humaneyezing Healthcare brings the art of doctoring to Instagram

Delaram Shirazian launched her Instagram account, Humaneyezing Healthcare, about six months ago. The College of Optometry alumna hopes to use it to bring light to doctor-patient communication. (Photo courtesy of Delaram Shirazian) The patient came in for a follow-up during Delaram Shirazian’s clinical rotation at Affinia Healthcare. He’d been to the clinic before, and his

UMSL Tritons 2019-20 year in review

The UMSL men’s basketball team set a school record for victories and secured the program’s first NCAA Division II Tournament berth since 1988, but concerns about the coronavirus prevented the Tritons from finishing their pursuit of a championship. History will remember the 2019-20 college sports seasons for the games that weren’t played as conferences at

UMSL earns CASE award for exceptional fundraising efforts

UMSL’s donor-centric approach helped the university win a 2020 CASE Educational Fundraising Award. The university received an Overall Improvement award in the category for Public Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Under $215 Million. (Photo from Council for Advancement and Support of Education) While the hard work done in higher education is often its own reward, the

Saturday, June 27: Carl’s 4WD & Performance ET Bracket Series

World Wide Technology Raceway Saturday, June 27: Carl’s 4WD & Performance ET Bracket Series The 2020 Carl’s 4WD & Performance Bracket Series will count a racer’s best five (5) of six (6) events toward the overall championship. TruSTART again is in use during 2020 season. Please visit for complete rules.   Benefits of signing

Eye on UMSL: Mail run

Resident Director of Oak Hall Jenna Kot made a mail run for Oak Hall on a sunny day last week. A staff member in Residential Life and Housing, Kot is responsible for conduct, student staff and overseeing all programming in the residence hall. She’s also an UMSL alumna who completed her MEd in counseling from the College

Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant scientists into the field of diabetes research. I am pleased to recall the concepts behind its creation, report on its

Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with the American Diabetes Association as part of their National Diabetes Initiative to support diabetes research and educational outreach, including: Donating

Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient checks around the 23-acre campus. James’ type 2 diabetes never interfered with this job until

Keeping Mom and Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes [Guest Blogger]

(NAPS)—Gestational diabetes is something to be concerned about after and not just during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. If you had gestational diabetes when you were pregnant, you and your child from that pregnancy have a lifelong risk for developing diabetes, a serious

Your Rights, One Voice: Mary’s Story [Guest Blogger]

Forestry Major, Mary Murdock, was excited to receive her welcome packet from AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) in the Spring of 2017. It meant that she was chosen to be a member of a full-time, residential, team-based community service program for young adults, that would take her on a 10-month journey to strengthen

The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our vision of life free of diabetes and all its burdens will one day become a

May is Healthy Vision Month — What’s Your Vision of the Future?

Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about your eyes? It’s important to take care of your eyes — just like you take care of the rest of our body! That’s why we’re joining forces

Your Rights, One Voice: Bella’s Story

Just like many kids her age, Bella was eager to attend a summer camp run by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. When her mother, Nina Paladino, initially contacted the camp facility to see if there were any questions about Bella’s diabetes management, she was assured that everything would be handled. To be certain,

WebTech will soon be launching a new website for Pizza World Corporate

St Louis, MO (StlouisWeb.Design) WebTech Group was hired by Pizza World in December, 2020 to create a new search engine friendly web design. It is waiting for final approval from corporate and then we will launch the new site helping them be found easier across the web. Pizza World offers gourmet pizza, pastas, sandwiches, appetizers


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