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Does Facebook Have a Soul?

I read a NYTimes.com review of “The Social Network” yesterday. It’s the movie about Facebook-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s college days at Harvard and the controversies surrounding the beginning of Facebook. This interests me not for all the drama and (most likely) inflated scandal, but for the fact that it’s about time someone made a movie about… Read more »

Central Regional Meeting Presentations Online

If you attended the Central Regional Meeting in Chicago last month, you may want to share what you learned with your chapter. Doing so is easier than ever with all the presentations posted online! Even if you didn’t make it to the meeting, now is your chance to experience some of the sessions your classmates… Read more »

Countdown to Election Day

Midterm elections are fast approaching for some very important public offices and issues. Each representative in the House is up for election, and most states are holding elections for Governor this year. More than one third of Senator seats will be decided by ballot too, which means every U.S. citizen dental student has a lot… Read more »

Why You Should go to a Regional Meeting

Last month I attended the Central Regional Meeting in Chicago.  Members of the Ed Board we have the unique opportunity to attend one regional meeting throughout the year, and not necessarily the regional meeting in which our individual school will be represented.  As a result, I was able to meet dental students from across the… Read more »

Miles for Smiles 5k

Miles for Smiles 5k benefits the Mission of Mercy (MOM) projects in Virginia.  MOM lost most of the dental supplies and equipment used to render free dental care in a fire caused by lightning on July, 29th 2010. The website for the first annual Delta Dental Miles for Smiles 5k is now available. I realize… Read more »

European Dental Student Association Annual Meeting

The 46th annual European Dental Student Association (EDSA) meeting was held on August 22-28th in Amsterdam, Netherlands. For the first time ever, the President of ASDA was sent to Europe to attend the EDSA annual meeting. ASDA President, Corwyn Hopke shares his experience over in Amsterdam. “Amsterdam was an incredible city to host an international… Read more »