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HESP October 5, 2018

We all know someone who scored Straight A’s in college, lead multiple student clubs, volunteered at homeless shelters, nailed their research papers, landed high-paying jobs and gave a killer graduation speech. No, I’m not talking about your Uncle John nor I’m talking about passionate generalists who dabble into varied interests from time to time. Polymaths […]

HESP October 5, 2018

Several years ago, a cousin of mine was tragically killed in an automobile accident. “Laura” was a recent college graduate, and was engaged to be married, and her death was a crushing blow to her many friends, family, and her fiancée. She had always been adored by her parents, certainly more than her younger brother […]

HESP August 1, 2018

Overview of Microfinance in India Born out of the need to provide access to savings and credit services, Microfinance in India started in 1970s through the emergence of informal self-help groups. Post-1991, Indian Microfinance posted strong growth numbers due to the liberalization of the economy and increased lending by private sector organizations. Due to strong […]

HESP June 3, 2018

“Who deserves hemodialysis today?” (Raghavan, 2017, p. 488) Undocumented immigrants who suffer from kidney disease are a stigmatized people suffering from a stigmatized illness. The patchwork of treatments offered by each state is wasteful and inefficient, and government policies often put unnecessary stress on state and community healthcare systems. There are clear financial and humanitarian […]

HESP June 3, 2018

This is part two of our new series on public health. America offers citizens suffering from end stage renal disease (ESRD) comprehensive health coverage. However, kidney disease and ESRD in undocumented peoples present major financial and moral issues for American policy makers and care givers. Each state offers a different system to treat patients who […]

HESP February 1, 2018

The amethystine asterism dotted the night, bewitching like diamonds, the cosmos shone upon the Persian Gulf. The Milky Way stretched to the ocean. A full-moon submerged into the endless skyline, like a nihilistic world of mystery. The night, emerald-colored, cannot be found outside the Arabian world. My mind calmed, then mesmerized to sleep by this fairy […]

HESP February 1, 2018

Edited by Kate Flanigan Canute How do you know what you know about Islam? Do you “know” that Islam hates Americans? Because President Trump says so? Do you “know” that Islam is peace because George W. Bush says so? Do you “know” that Islam seeks to kill blaspheming novelists because Ayatollah Khomeini says so? Do you […]