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The puck drops here

State-of-the-art Gene Polisseni Center will change the face of Tiger hockey

By Joe Venniro

When the Gene Polisseni Center officially opens in September, hockey fans will quickly feel the game-night difference sitting in a $38 million, 112,000-square foot, state-of-the-art arena—a welcome change from historic Frank Ritter Arena, the Tigers’ home for the last 46 years.

In recent years, popularity of both the men’s and women’s hockey teams has skyrocketed resulting from the men’s team’s historic run ... (more)


Haiti: Global health crisis

Helping Haiti improve health care inspires undergraduate research and electronic solutions

thumbnail imageBy Susan Gawlowicz

Rachel Triassi will never forget the people she met at a community medical clinic in Jacmel, Haiti, or their incomplete medical records that reflect the nation’s fragmented health care.

Triassi, a fourth-year student in the physician assistant BS/MS program, is developing a template for an electronic medical health record and medical formulary, a list of available medications, to improve the quality and ... (more)