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USciences Celebrates Faculty Accomplishments Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014The inaugural celebration of faculty accomplishments reception was held for the campus community to celebrate faculty who made significant accomplishments during the past year.

USciences’ Amalia M. Issa Elected Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Posted: Monday, November 24, 2014She joins the ranks of some 1,500 innovative leaders elected for their distinguished contributions to scientific medicine, medical education, and public health.

Dr. Sarah Robertson Named Director of the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research at USciences Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014With an extensive professional background in grant writing and management, Sarah E. Robertson, PhD, has been named director of the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research at USciences.

USciences to Collect Thanksgiving Meal Donations for Local Families on Nov. 25 Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014Thanksgiving meal donations will be collected in the parking lot between Whitecar and Griffith Halls at USciences on Tuesday, Nov. 25, between 8:30 a.m. and noon.

Alumna, Trustee Received Second Annual USciences Service Award Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014Lucy Malmberg P’72 accepted the second annual University of the Sciences Service Award on behalf of herself and her late husband, George P’72, during a dinner ceremony on Friday, Nov. 7.

Alumnus Recognized for 60 Years of Giving to USciences Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014Alumnus Eli Packman was one of the distinguished honorees recognized during the 29th annual National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals—Greater Philadelphia Chapter on Nov. 14.

20 Students Inducted into Alpha Chi Honor Society at USciences Posted: Wednesday, November 05, 2014Nearly two dozen students at USciences were inducted into the Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi national honor society during a special ceremony held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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