In this issue, we focus on leadership , asking several Bauer students, alumni, faculty and staff to share their perspectives on what it means to be a leader. You’ll also read profiles that show leadership in action, including a story about entrepreneurship senior Preston Boyer, who overcame personal struggles to launch a luxury fashion company. You’ll meet our department chairs who are shaping the curriculum that inspires future leaders. And, we also feature stories of alumni who are leading the way in businesses across sectors and in the community.
Hurricane Harvey has impacted our lives like never before. To assist in recovery efforts, our Foundation for Education and Research in Vision (FERV) has launched a “ Disaster Recovery Fund ”. Funds will be used to assist individuals in need. To donate by mail, send a check payable to the Foundation for Education and Research in Vision (FERV). Include “Disaster Recovery” in the memo section and mail to: University of Houston College of Optometry, Attn: Liz Mauzy, 4901 Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas 77204. To donate by credit card, contact Liz Mauzy at