College of Nursing Alum Serving Aboard USNS Mercy in Los Angeles

Today, we received this short update from Ria Harris, BSN, RN, College of Nursing Class of 2019. “I’m currently on board the USNS Mercy deployed to Los Angeles to help provide on-board patient care to non-COVID-19 patients. The patient population includes medical-surgical and ICU patients. Providers, Nurses, and Hospital Corpsman (HM) in the Navy are… Read More

Roseman Alum and Preceptor Helps with Virtual Learning

Early on in the pandemic I heard from my students that they were concerned about graduating while many clinical sites were temporarily closed. I volunteered to precept students virtually from various schools around the country including Roseman College of Pharmacy students. Last week I set up a in-person sterile compounding lab for some of these… Read More

Roseman Student & Family Volunteer to Feed Homeless

This past weekend my mother Joann Lagman (Roseman PharmD alumni), my little sister and I volunteered with a non-profit, Hope for Cleveland as I am back home with my family during this time. The non-profit received a donation of over 30,000 lbs of food from Convoy of Hope. My family and I helped distribute the… Read More

Are student evaluations of teaching (SETs) biased?

Around the proverbial water cooler of many colleges and universities, you will often hear faculty discussing their student evaluations of teaching (SETs). Faculty may feel that SETs do not adequately represent the quality of their teaching, and in some aspects, they are correct. Research suggests that SETs are subject to a wide variety of biases,… Read More

President’s Report – March 2020

Welcome to the March issue of SpectRUm. It is starting to feel like Spring outside. In Las Vegas, the cherry trees have begun to flower and in Utah, despite recent snowfall in the nearby mountains, temperatures are warming up. This Spring brings many good things. Our 20th Anniversary celebrations will be culminating with some great… Read More

Summerlin Report – March 2020

The coming month will bring more than just the start of spring to the Summerlin campus, because on March 16 we will welcome the new Director of Philanthropy for the College of Medicine, Ms. Amy Wiles. Amy has an extensive background in philanthropy that includes work in higher education, private preparatory schools and other nonprofit… Read More

March Madness is Here – Defending Against Spring Allergies

In Las Vegas, we recently experienced our first hard, Spring rain. After a week of temperatures in the 60’s, the cherry trees are beginning to flower, and the shrubs lining our streets are showing tiny, chartreuse green buds ready to explode. In Utah, this February resulted in nearly a foot of fresh powder in the… Read More

Roseman University’s Research Symposium Returns for its Sixth Year

The 6th Annual Roseman University Research Symposium is set to return to both the Henderson, NV and South Jordan, UT campuses on Wednesday, March 11. Over 150 abstracts were submitted from all three Roseman University campuses as well as colleagues from outside the University. Abstracts will again feature a range of topics in various areas… Read More