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USciences' Student-Athletes Continue Their Record of High Academic Success Posted: Friday, October 31, 2014The NCAA has released the latest Division II graduation rate data, including the division’s Academic Success Rate (ASR), and University of the Sciences ranked fourth highest among all active member NCAA Division II schools in the nation in 2013-14.

Dr. James Holaska Named Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at USciences Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014James M. Holaska, PhD, has been named associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at University of the Sciences.

Dr. Zhihong Wang Named Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at USciences Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014With an extensive background in scientific research, Zhihong Wang, PhD, has been named assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at USciences.

Gorski Returns to USciences as Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014University of the Sciences alumna Stacey A. Gorski, PhD, has returned to her alma mater as an assistant professor of biological sciences.

USciences Welcomes New Faculty and Congratulates Faculty Promotions Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014These board of trustee approved positions span many departments and disciplines. In addition, the board has approved promotions and the granting of two emeritus position.

USciences Approved to Acquire Alexander Wilson Elementary School Site Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014The Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) has authorized the sale of the Alexander Wilson Elementary School site to University of the Sciences.

USciences Students, Faculty Inducted into National Honor Society for Occupational Therapy Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014Thirteen OT students and three faculty members were recently inducted into USciences’ Delta Iota chapter of the national honor society for occupational therapy – Pi Theta Epsilon.

USciences' Kerr Named Division II Bulletin Pre-Season National Player of the Year Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014USciences men’s basketball player Garret Kerr DPT’17 has been named the Division II Bulletin’s Pre-Season National Player of the Year.

Kathryn McCluskey Named Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at USciences Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014Kathryn McCluskey, JD, MPH, PA-C, has been named associate professor of physician assistant studies, as well as director of the undergraduate pre-professional physician assistant studies program at USciences.

Dr. Zachary Klase Named Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at USciences Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014Bringing with him a sharp skillset in scientific research, Zachary A. Klase, PhD, has been named assistant professor of biological sciences at USciences.

Dr. Elizabeth McCartney Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014As an advocate of improving health literacy and patient engagement, Elizabeth McCartney, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at USciences.

Nabila Enam Named Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at USciences Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014Nabila Enam, MOT, OTR/L, has been named assistant professor and academic fieldwork coordinator in the Department of Occupational Therapy.

Dr. Christopher Janetopoulos Named Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at USciences Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014With an extensive background in scientific research, Christopher Janetopoulos, PhD, has been named associate professor of biological sciences at USciences.

Dr. Jennifer Smith Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014Bringing with her a keen interest in collaborative healthcare education, Jennifer Smith, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy.

Dr. Brandon Patterson Named Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Wednesday, October 01, 2014Bringing with him pharmacy experience, Brandon J. Patterson, PhD, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Two Join USciences Board of Trustees Posted: Wednesday, October 01, 2014Robin Soifer Keyack P’81 and James Rivard P’81 are the newest members.

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Honors USciences Faculty and Alumni Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014Karleen Melody, PharmD, was honored as one of ten outstanding pharmacists who have been practicing for less than ten years while George Downs PharmD’72 was given the Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions’ Award sponsored by the Cardinal Health Foundation.

PCP Professor to be Honored at Philly Biz Journal's 2014 Innovation Awards on Oct. 23 Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014Philadelphia Business Journal recently announced that Pardeep Gupta, PhD, professor of pharmaceutics, has been honored as a 2014 Innovation Awards recipient in the Educator/Researcher of the Year category.

USciences and Burlington County College Formalize Transfer Agreement Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014USciences and Burlington County College have formalized a transfer articulation agreement that guarantees seats in two USciences undergraduate programs for students earning their associates degree at BCC.

USciences Gathers to Celebrate the Completion of its Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX) Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014USciences' President Dr. Helen Giles-Gee was joined by the University community, local and state lawmakers, as well as Philadelphia residents and organizations, at a ribbon cutting ceremony officially marking the completion of the IPEX building on Thursday, Sept. 18.

USciences Honors Employee Service Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2014University of the Sciences celebrated its employees on Thursday, June 5, 2014, with the annual employee recognition reception.

USciences Athletics is Again Honored with the Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014USciences was one of 27 NCAA Division II schools recognized as recipients of the third annual Division II Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence, honoring athletics programs with four-year Academic Success Rates (ASR) of 90 percent or higher.

USciences Restructures Graduate Programs and Research Infrastructure Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014College of Graduate Studies (COGS) disbanded in favor of a new structure that aligns the graduate programs with the remaining colleges and simplifies the research structure.

USciences Quits Tobacco Cold Turkey: Now a Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014In a move towards improving the health of its community, University of the Sciences announced it is officially a smoke and tobacco-free campus as of Thursday, May 1, 2014.

USciences Receives a $2 million Commitment for its Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014USciences president Helen Giles-Gee is honored to announce a $2 million commitment from Kate P'76, PharmD'78 and Jim Mayes to support the development of the University’s Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy. The University will recognize the impactful commitment, as well as the accomplishments of Mayes College faculty and students, at a celebration on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

USciences at the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival – April 25-May 3 Posted: Sunday, April 06, 2014University of the Sciences is once again proud to be a core collaborator of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Motivational Speaker Aims to Rejuvenate Students’ Minds in Time for Finals Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014The USciences Spring Colloquium is set for Thursday, April 17, from 2-2:50 p.m., in the McNeil Science and Technology Center. This event is open to the entire University community.

USciences Supports Delaware Valley Science Fairs (April 2) Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014USciences supports DVSF through an in-kind donation and hosting the annual winners breakfast on Friday, April 18

Philly High Schoolers to 'Step Into College' at USciences March 7-8 Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014To help ease the pre-college process for local high school students and their parents, USciences has teamed up with local partners to host Step Into College: Philadelphia’s Pre-College Conference on March 7-8.

Community Gathers to Discuss ACA at USciences Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2013In an effort to make the Affordable Care Act a shared and understood conversation among individuals in West Philadelphia, University of the Sciences hosted a discussion regarding this complex law on Monday, Dec. 16.

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