More than 200 Higher Ed Tech Gurus to Gather at USciences on Dec. 16
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013More than 200 technology gurus working in higher academia across the tri-state region will gather at University of the Sciences for the Northeast eLearning Consortium Fall 2013 UnConference on Dec. 16.
USciences to Host Community Discussion on the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 16
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 will host a discussion regarding this complex law on Monday, Dec. 16, from 7-8 p.m., at the University’s McNeil Science and Technology Center.
USciences and Cheyney University Formalize an Articulation Agreement for Degree Programs
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2013This articulation agreement paves the way for qualified Cheyney undergraduates to seamlessly enter advanced degree programs at USciences
USciences OT Expert Offers Holiday Travel Tips for Families of Children with Sensory Processing Disorders
Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013Dr. Varleisha Gibbs OTD, OTR/L, professor of occupational therapy, says attempting to coordinate a child’s sensory, dietary, and energy needs while traveling can make a holiday getaway seem like a full-time job.
USciences Educates Graduate Students About the Affordable Care Act
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013To help young adults better understand the Affordable Care Act, Mayes College teamed with the University’s Student Health and Counseling Center to host a discussion regarding this complex law.
USciences PT Professor Offers Tips to Keep Holiday Season From Being a ‘Pain in the Neck’
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013Lisa Hoglund, PT, PhD, assistant professor of the Department of Physical Therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said many factors that contribute to seasonal aches and pains can be avoided by practicing good posture and stretching.
Alumni Marriage Proposal a Teamwork Effort at USciences
Posted: Friday, November 15, 2013Alumni Dave Kittle DPT’11 and Annie Abbate DPT’11 returned to USciences for their special marriage proposal.
USciences’ Department of Humanities Hosts a Celebratory Poetry Reading
Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013Tackling topics such as love, everyday life, and his experiences in the Vietnam War, adjunct professor Dr. Warren Hope will be reading his poetry at a free event hosted by the USciences Department of Humanities.
USciences Wades into the Start-Up Business World with Enzium
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013Enzium is leasing the space for manufacturing and further development of fluorescent reagent kits for selective detection of protease enzyme activity.
Pink-a-Thon Raises More Than $6K for Breast Cancer Awareness
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013Hundreds of students at University of the Sciences left their mark on Breast Cancer Awareness month as the University’s 4th Annual Pink-a-Thon raised more than $6,000 for the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation.
Marvin Samson Receives First USciences Service Award
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013Samson, USciences board chairman, was selected as the first recipient for his countless contributions to the University.
USciences Professor Debunks Common Flu Shot Myths
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013With the fall season well underway, people of all ages are urged to receive their flu vaccinations before the cold and flu season soon kicks into high gear.
Kimberly A. Koschineg Presented with Young Alumnus Award at USciences’ Alumni Reunion
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013The award is presented to an individual who is less than 40 years old, graduated from USciences within the last 15 years, and who has contributed in an outstanding fashion to the profession, to science, and/or mankind.
USciences’ Got Talent Raises $1,134
Posted: Monday, October 14, 2013Over 200 students, faculty, and staff came to support the 18 contestants as they showed off their talents at the event put on by the Student Recreation Committee.
Dr. Judith M. Sills Receives Annual Alumni Award at USciences’ Reunion
Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013The Alumni Award is presented to an individual who has contributed in outstanding fashion to the professions, to science, and/or to mankind.
Dr. Suzanne K. Murphy Presented with Honorary Alumnus Award at USciences’ Reunion
Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013The award is presented to a non-alumnus/a who has shown exemplary dedication and commitment to the mission of the University.
Chemistry Department Relaunches 'Question of the Month' for All Students
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has relaunched its “Question of the Month” for all students at USciences.
USciences Graduate PA Program to Double in Size Next Fall
Posted: Monday, September 23, 2013Now in its inaugural year, the graduate physician assistant program at University of the Sciences is already expected to double its size next fall as students realize this demand will translate into jobs after graduation.
USciences to Host Emergency Preparedness Day on Sept. 26
Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013In observance of National Preparedness Month, the University’s Department of Public Safety will host its first emergency preparedness day on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Wilson Hall.
Academic Integrity a Priority to First-Year Students at USciences
Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013More than 400 first-year students signaled their commitment to academic integrity by signing their names on an academic integrity banner at the start of the fall semester.
USciences to ‘Fight Back Against Breast Cancer’ at Fourth Annual Pink-a-Thon
Posted: Friday, September 13, 2013The Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC) at USciences will transform into a sea of pink next month, as hundreds of students and members of the University community gather for the fourth annual Pink-a-Thon on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Hundreds Gather for IPEX Beam Signing Party
Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013More than 1,000 members of the USciences community gathered Thursday, Sept. 12, at a Beam Signing Party, to celebrate the construction of its new academic building, the Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX), and leave their mark on a steel beam that will be part of the building structure.
Introducing the Integrated Professional Education Complex
Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013The 57,000-square-foot, three-story building will showcase an integrated education model.
Regional Pharmacology Meeting Comes to USciences
Posted: Monday, September 09, 2013USciences will host the Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society’s 2013 Annual Meeting, an annual meeting of the minds between pharmacology academics, industry professionals, and students, on Oct. 7, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Campus Safety Week to Kick Off at USciences on Sept. 9
Posted: Friday, September 06, 2013Striving to promote a safe and welcoming environment to improve the quality of campus life for everyone learning and working at USciences, the Department of Public Safety will kick off its Campus Safety Week on Monday, Sept. 9.
Back to School: Helping Kids with Sensory Disorders Transition to Classrooms
Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013Dr. Varleisha Gibbs, director of doctoral projects and assistant professor of occupational therapy at USciences, provides tips to help ease the stress and smooth the transition for families of children with sensory disorders.
USciences Women’s Basketball Golf Outing Slated for Oct. 4
Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2013The USciences women’s basketball team will hold a golf outing on Friday, Oct. 4, at the Westover County Club, 401 S. Schuylkill Ave, in Jeffersonville.
Campus Safety Remains Top Priority at USciences
Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013Nearly 600 new students will arrive at USciences this week, duffel bags in hand as they wave goodbye to Mom and Dad and begin a new chapter in life. That’s why the personal safety of each and every student, on and off-campus, as well as the safety of faculty, staff, and visitors is of the utmost importance to the University.
USciences Announces Two Endowed Appointments to Support Advanced, Ongoing Research, and Economic Development
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD, dean of the University’s Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, has been named the Wyeth Dean; and Marvin K. Schulte, PhD, chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, has been named the McNeil Professor.
USciences Researchers Seeking Hypersensitive Children for a Sound Therapy Study
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2013A new study at University of the Sciences is recruiting children ages 5-12 with hypersensitivity, to participate in an upcoming 12-week blind study exploring the potential physiological and behavioral benefits of using sound therapy during overnight sleep.
PCP Alumnus to Host Free Golf Clinic for the Blind, Visually Impaired on Oct. 5
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013Now in its 18th year, The Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association will host its free golf clinic on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Overbrook School for the Blind.
Mid-Semester Break Slated for Oct. 14
Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013Each year, Pacing Day coincides with Columbus Day.
Spring 2014 Academic Calendar Adjusted
Posted: Sunday, June 23, 2013The academic calendar has been adjusted to include a University-wide Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service on Jan. 20, 2014.