Local news for Laurel, Ellisville & Jones County

Hormonal Hormones

My lectures for the week have been primarily focused on the endocrine system and the delicate balance of hormones within our body.  A topic this riveting usually produces a carnival-like atmosphere of excitement with the students, or maybe it is the exact opposite.  Ask any h

Chess pains

A few weeks ago, I brought a chess board to my office.  Our department sees faculty members working long hours each week with frequent night classes making a need for a diversion crucial to prevent fatigue.  I’ve found chess to be a great stress relief from the pressures of w

Back to sleep

It has finally happened. My child is sick! As some of you may recall, my wife and I welcomed our first child, a boy, into the world in August. Since that time, I cannot say that he has been a perfect baby (are any of them?), but he hasn’t been sick. At least, not until now.