October 31, 2018

Science & Society #2 – Why do I need to know chemistry?

Some students may wonder why they should study chemistry. The reality is that we all rely on chemistry every day whether we realize it or not. Having a basic understanding of chemistry concepts is useful in helping us to understand the world around us, including how we understand social issues.
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September 26, 2018

Science & Society #1 – The Opioid Epidemic

When a person becomes a doctor, they often recite the Hippocratic Oath. The oft repeated part of that oath is “first do no harm.” So, where does the current epidemic fit when it comes to appropriately managing pain and inadvertently contributing to the current opioid epidemic?
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