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a sneak peak of the Wilson Hall renovations. A banner highlighting the
construction can be seen from the quad. Until Wilson reopens, on Mondays,
Tuesdays, and Thursdays Parkhurst Dining Services is serving a fresh from
the grill menu (prices vary). On Wednesdays, they have a full buffet
sides, drink, and dessert for $6. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. until
strategies for enjoying summer outside
July 15, 2007
day of gardening may sound like a relaxing Saturday activity, but without
some basic precautions, you could easily strain your muscles and joints,
says Paula Kramer, chair of occupational therapy at the University of the
Sciences in Philadelphia.
Sun Protection Gone Bad: Don't Make These Common Mistakes ...
American Chronicle, CA - July 5, 2007
For starters, Dr. Ara DerMarderosian, professor of biological science
at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia recommends using a
sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) higher than 15 to shield
the skin from UVA and UVB rays. DerMarderosian explains that, “UVB
is what gives the burn. The UVA is more powerful and is what penetrates
the skin. This can lead to more deep seeded problems such as cancer.”
Thursday, July 19
Thursday, July 26
Saturday, July 28
Alumni Association Summer Beach Party
Monday, August 6
Thursday, August 9
Wednesday, August 15
11 a.m., Employee Family Picnic
Friday, August 17
Summer Two Session Ends
Hours of Operation - http://www.usip.edu/arc/hours.shtml
Aerobics Schedule - http://www.usip.edu/arc/aerobics_schedule.shtml
Special Events Schedule - http://www.usip.edu/arc/events.shtml
Hosts Free Philadelphia Orchestra Concert in Clark Park this Saturday
Park Farmer's Market Open Thursdays
University City Dining Days
Online Catalogue with Discounted USP Pricing
Center Tabbed for 2008 Commencement
of Sponsored Projects and Research on the Move
Woodlands Spring/Summer Programs 2007
Pathogens/Biosafety Training Session
Hygiene (Laboratory Safety) Training Session
Safety/Extinguisher Training Sessions
Rance: CACC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
student-athlete Shelby Rance PharmD’10 has been named the 2006-07
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Female Scholar Athlete of
the Year in an announcement made July 10 by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara.
She will now be eligible for the NCAA Division II Commissioners Association
Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. Rance was a two-sport athlete at USP.
Students Use Summer for “Bridging the Gaps”
With a chance to gain real life experience while at the same time
adding their own knowledge, four USP students are participating in
the Bridging the Gaps summer 2007 internship program. This seven-week
interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to provide experience
for health care professional students during their professional training. (read
New USP Ad Campaign Takes Off
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s USP’s new summer advertising
campaign. Yes, that is a USP banner flying over the Jersey shore between Cape
May and Brigantine, N.J. The aerial banner, which flew Fourth of July
weekend and is flying Labor Day weekend, is just one of a number of summer
initiatives that USP has launched. (read
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Appointed Interim Director of Honors
Roy Robson (humanities) has accepted the responsibility of Interim Director of
Honors. He will initiate the program before a search for a permanent director
starts in 2008-09. (read
Research Activities for June 2007
most recent research activities report from Office of Sponsored
Projects and Research.
USP at XPN Music Fest Saturday and Sunday
USP will once again host a booth at the WXPN XPoNential Music Festival.This year
we are moving to an exciting new location - the Kids Corner in the Camden Children's
Garden. Visit the booth on Saturday and Sunday for giveaways, science magic,
and an inside look at Paul Halpern's new science of the Simpsons book. (read
Dodgson Gets PharmedOut
Susanna J. Dodgson (biomedical writing) was filmed for an organization called
PharmedOut in March. The video has appeared on their website, www.pharmedout.org/ where
it can be viewed on YouTube.
In it, she talks about the University, medical writing, and the need for the
pharmaceutical industry to recognize medical writing professionals.
Photographs Sought For Gutekunst Exhibition
Michael Brody (museum) is preparing an exhibition of the
photography of Philadelphia-based Frederick Gutekunst P’1853 and his
studio, which was active from about 1860 until his death in 1917. Why not have
a look among those dusty old pictures to see whether you can play a part in
this celebration of one of USP's most influential graduates, and the first
retrospective of his work? (read
E-mail Gets Upgrade
USP has partnered with Microsoft to provide enhanced e-mail services
through the Microsoft Live Mail program to all USP students. Please
be aware that with the new system, the student e-mail address format
will change from @usip.edu to @mail.usip.edu.
Non-Traditional Room Requests
Bookings for the majority of classrooms, conference rooms,
etc. is done through the Registrar's office. However, requests for use
of odd spaces, such as the McNeil STC Atrium (lobby), Griffith Hall Lobby,
D'Angelo Mall, etc. must be directed to the Office of Strategic Events. The
contact person for these bookings is Michele Albert, send your request to her
e-mail address: email@example.com.
Requests for setup tables, etc. will still have to go through Facilities Services
by using a work order which are available on the web: http://usp-fac2/ISISWeb/
Explosion Highlights Basic Laboratory Protocols
At Delaware State University, on June 20, 2007, a minor chemical
explosion slightly injured two students and forced dozens of others
from a science building. Events
leading up to the explosion appeared to have violated basic laboratory safety
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Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday, July 18: p. A5: "Diet heavy
in fruits, veggies, fails cancer test." Does
not prevent recurrence of breast cancer.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday, July 18: p. A13: Commentary. "Quality
of life linked to drug costs."
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, July 17: p. 1: "Schwarznegger Fights
to Save Health Plan." In Calif.
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, July 17: p. D4: "Older Diabetes Drugs
Seen as Good as Newer Ones."
freep.com, Tuesday, July 17: Eastern Michigan University President,
Two Others Fired over Coverup Accusations
IndyStar.com , Tuesday, July 17: Indiana
University Told to Let Students Pick Lenders for Loans
WashingtonPost.com, Tuesday, July 17: Virginia Governor to Host Campus
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, July 15: p. C1: "3 new drugs
for HIV are raising hopes."
Wall Street Journal, Friday, July 13: p. A12: Editorial. "Wrong
Prescription." Rendell's Prescription
for Pennsylvania health care reform proposal.
Wall Street Journal, Friday, July 13: p. A13: Op-Ed. "Sick
Propaganda." Contrary to Michael Moore,
pharmaceutical companies do good and help mankind . vaccines a case in