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Technology to heal the brain

Technology to heal the brain

A neurologist and MBA alumnus says that advances in computers and imaging will transform the treatment of brain diseases. Dr. Lorne S. Label will speak on campus April 10 at the third annual Cell Biology Symposium.

Healing warriors’ spirits

Healing warriors’ spirits

Terry Rommereim ’78, M.Div. ’86, makes his rounds on a Friday morning at the VA hospital in Fresno.

Making lemonade

Making lemonade

Terry Spehar-Fahey, who teaches drawing, watercolor and a course titled Art and Psychology, used her painting to emerge from major depression.

A game plan for overtime

A game plan for overtime

Born with cystic fibrosis, Scott Klein ’90 was already living beyond his life expectancy when he started ice hockey at age 4. He stayed with the sport – in college, on the day after his father died, and throughout the biggest second chance of his life.

Cancer brought me to this

Cancer brought me to this

High-level athletes are remarkable human beings. I ought to know. But my experience with cancer and the example of other survivors have taught me most of what I know about strength.

Top anesthesiologist teaches readiness on Ebola

Top anesthesiologist teaches readiness on Ebola

Dr. Laureen L. (Spinas ’83) Hill was part of the team that successfully treated the first two U.S. Ebola patients. Now she advises far-flung colleagues on how to run a department during an outbreak.

How to lend a hand from 8,000 miles

How to lend a hand from 8,000 miles

While exposing a lot of unmet need, the Web and online social networks offer new twists on old ways to help friends, family and also strangers.

On top of California’s deepest concern

On top of California’s deepest concern

During dry years, farms and cities depend even more than usual on sources of water far beneath our feet. Graduates of Cal Lutheran’s geology, MBA and public policy programs are working to keep fresh water in the ground now and for the future.

Other goals

Other goals

An 8-year-old soccer lover and cancer survivor joins the Kingsmen team, with help from a former player.

From afar, watching water quality in Somalia

From afar, watching water quality in Somalia

Erin Boettcher ’11 monitors purification systems at schools and a training program to help women in Somali refugee camps protect themselves and their families from water-borne diseases.