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Fight for your right

Human Rights Day presents us with an opportunity to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone. This year, the spotlight is on the rights of all people to make their voices heard in public life and be included in political decision-making. Make your voice count! […]

— Nicole Branstad

Eyeball these DMU Library exhibits

Of course you can find plenty to read in the DMU Library, from its thousands of medical books and journals, online reference resources, fascinating archives and leisure reading collection. However, the library offers plenty of interesting visual displays, too, including some that may surprise you. “And there’s the humor of it” is a National Library […]

— Barb Boose

Would “pre-commitment” get you to your goal?

I recently learned about a new approach to achieve goals and/or cure bad habits: pre-commitment. The concept is that you set a specific goal, like losing 15 pounds or exercising at least 20 minutes a day, and then commit to paying a penalty if you fail. Many people do this informally by proclaiming their goals […]

— Barb Boose

Joseph T. Poterucha, D.O.’09

Poterucha will complete an internal medicine and pediatrics combined residency program in July 2013 at the University of Illinois at Chicago and will go on to begin a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

— Anna Hudson