Northeast Arkansas

NYIT Medical Students to Start Clerkships

NYIT Medical Students to Start Clerkships
Doctors demonstrate osteopathic techniques in a high-tech training center at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Wilson Hall on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Students at the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University are starting "clerkships" — rotating internships at various medical facilities in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri and Louisiana.
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Arkansas Electrical Engineers Ride a Power Surge

Arkansas' college programs in electrical engineering are thriving, with enrollment up over the past 10 years in all of the state's accredited programs.
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