BESTFRIENDSND "The world could use more active people"
Best Friends Mentoring Program has a new intern helping in our office. Elias, a Dickinson State University student, was kind enough to answer some questions for me. Meet Elias Armendariz III:
What is... Posted on 2/22/13 at 11:00 AM
HEALTH BEAT 'Questions are the answer'
The consensus is virtually unanimous: If they want better care, patients need to speak up. But for many, this is easier said than done.
If three decades' worth of research on patient engagement is an... Posted on 4/19/12 at 9:43 AM
STORM TRACKER The Whys of Whats
Weather forecasting can be divided into two categories; why and what. There is an old joke within the weather community that we are in marketing, not production. In other words, we try to tell you wha... Posted on 10/22/11 at 6:39 PM
THE NEW FORTY Constant Curiosity
I attended a leadership seminar at NDSU today. The gentleman presenting the workshop stated that constant curiosity was a characteristic of successful people and a hallmark of good leaders. Whew! What... Posted on 5/18/11 at 10:22 PM
BISMARCK — A state lawmaker called members of the State Board of Higher Education and University System office before a House committee Friday to ask questions about what he believes has been a behind-the-scenes effort to discredit Chancellor Hamid Shirvani.
BISMARCK — State lawmakers had sharp questions Friday about why it took so long to discover problems with a Dickinson State University program that resulted in hundreds of Chinese students receiving degrees they didn’t earn.
BISMARCK — U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., is hosting a $2,500-per-head campaign fundraiser this week at a sprawling Pennsylvania resort, an event Duane Sand’s campaign says illustrates the congressman is out of touch with North Dakotans.
The Associated Press reported last week that trace amounts of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been detected in the drinking water supplies of 41 million Americans. The investigation focused on 24 major metropolitan areas across the country and did not include southwestern North Dakota.
While researchers do not yet understand the exact risks from decades of persistent exposure to random combinations of low levels of pharmaceuticals, recent studies have found alarming effects on human cells and wildlife.
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