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Human Errors

You may have noticed a mistake or two in the text of this blog.  There are at least 8 (a light-hearted illustration on my part of the theme of the blog).  Can you find them all?  You may email me at remusser@uams.edu for a list of the ones I intentionally included....

Choose What Matters

Welcome to UAMS, especially to students in the College of Nursing! You are the reason I’m here! I am the Student Success Center faculty member who specifically works with College of Nursing students. I’m excited to be a part of what we get to offer to students:...

Welcome to UAMS: Welcome to Change

Welcome to UAMS, and specifically welcome to the College of Pharmacy. Soon enough you will learn the shortcut abbreviations: COP, PDA, Pharm for Pharmacology. You’ll know Rahn and I Dodd Wilson and Shorey as the names of buildings. You will be able to decipher office...

Hot Summer Days

There are many summer activities to enjoy on the beautiful rivers, lakes, trails, and mountains here in Arkansas. However, with temperatures climbing up to triple digits, it’s wise to be sun-safe, and take a few precautions. Heat-related illnesses can affect anyone,...

Resilience Study

More years ago than I care to remember, in high school, I ran the 880 yard dash and one mile relay leg. Meets opened with those nutty guys running the 2 mile. Only in that race did everyone run together: the varsity and the freshman/sophomore teams. At one race, when...

Resilience After Failing

At the end of the first day of the Battle of Shiloh Tennessee in 1862, the forces under General Ulysses Grant were demoralized and defeated. Late that night Grant’s second-in-command, William T. Sherman found Grant under a tree in the pouring rain. ‘Well, Grant,’ said...

What About Summer?

When I was a child I loved summer. Nearly three whole months out of school to swim and play with my friends. No homework and no chores. All I did was swim and play in the neighborhood. With a nod to Jim Gaffigan, who couldn’t use three months off after the rigors of...