Thursday, April 2, 2009
Featuring a student and faculty showcase and the 22nd Annual John C. Krantz, Jr., Distinguished Lecture
For more information, visit www.usp.edu/researchday
Monday, March 23
Honor's Colloquium with Jane Golden
Chemistry & BioChemistry Research Seminar Series
|Tuesday, March 24
Table Talks Spring 2009
Dr. Winnie Dunn Presents “Daring to be an Ecologically Authentic Therapist in the 21st Century”
|Wednesday, March 25
Make a Deal for a Devil
8 p.m., Wilson Cafeteria
|Thursday, March 26
Geriatric Health Learning Series: End-of-Life Care
Monday, March 30
Chemistry & BioChemistry Research Seminar Series, Dr. Edward Castner
Table Talks Spring 2009
|Thursday, April 2
7th Annual USP Research Day and 22nd Annual Krantz Lecture
Geriatric Health Learning Series: Complementary Medicine
|Friday, April 3
Alpha Lambda Delta Induction
6 p.m., McNeil STC
Saturday, April 4
Undergraduate & Professional Accepted Student Day
Monday, April 6
Chemistry & BioChemistry Research Seminar Series, Dr. Ashok Maliakal
Table Talks Spring 2009
|Thursday, April 9
Rho Chi Honor Society Induction Ceremony & Julius Sturmer Memorial Lecture
6 p.m., Galdo's Restaurant, Phila.
Monday, April 13
Chemistry & Biochemistry Research Seminar Series, Dr. Peter Palenchar
|Tuesday, April 14
Table Talks Spring 2009
Math/Physics/Statistics and Bioinformatics/Computer Science Seminar Series
4th Annual Psych Research Day
|Thursday, April 16
Student Appreciation Day
Friday, April 17
Occupational Therapy Pinning
Biological Sciences Seminar Series
|Tuesday, April 21
Student Leadership Awards Program
*Nomination deadline is March 30
|Thursday, April 23
Geriatric Health Learning Series: Supporting Caregivers
|Friday, April 24
Last Day of Classes
SAVE THE DATE:
Thursday, May 7
Thursday, May 14
Health Policy/AstraZeneca Symposium
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a run down of student meetings, activities, and events here.
"Challenge Yourself at the ARC"
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Ready, Set…Race for Humanity
On Saturday, March 28, come out to walk or run during the 4th Annual 5K Race for Humanity benefiting the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.
5th Annual Lake Como 5K In Memory of Grania Maggio
On Saturday, April 25, celebrate the life of Grania Maggio and support the Grania Maggio Study Abroad Endowment Fund at the University by participating in the 5th Annual Lake Como 5K presented by the Jersey Shore Club.
Tool Drive Celebrates Tool Library's First Anniversary
On Saturday, March 21, the West Philly Tool Library held a tool drive to celebrate their one-year anniversay. The Library is also looking for volunteers to join its steering commitee. For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, please visit click here.
Bobby Morgan Selected as a CAA Basketball Legend
University of the Sciences athletic director Bobby Morgan has been selected to the Colonial Athletic Association's 2009 Men's Basketball Legends Class.
The Devils are flying high as Erin Chesnavich BI'10 (left) and Allison Weiss HS'10 (right) repeated as members of the CACC All-Conference Women's Basketball Team, and Adewale Adefemi PMM'11 (center) was named to the CACC All-Conference Men's Basketball Team.
Men’s Basketball Wins CACC Team Sportsmanship Award, Players Garner Honors
Devils Capture their 14th MAC Championship Title
Chesnavich Named to Daktronics Division II All Region Team
Cavalieri Named MAC Smallbore Rifle Shooter of the Month
Cross Country Teams Selected as All-Academic Teams for 2008
Cinderella Raiders Claim First Basketball Championship
Andy Yan Wins his Second Table Tennis Tournament
Green Men are Victorious in First-Ever Water Volleyball Tournament
Famed scientist Albert Einstein (Dr. Paul Halpern, professor of physics) entertained students with a poetry reading during a celebration of his 130th birthday on March 13, 2009. The event, hosted by the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, included poetry, songs, and games, and drew attention to the department’s newly approved bachelor of science in physics.
188th Founders’ Day Celebration
Honorary degree recipient John A. Borneman, III, P'52, gratefully accepted the honor as the University celebrated the 188th anniversary of its founding on Feb. 19. In addition, a faculty and a student award of merit were presented. (Photo Gallery)
Governor Rendell Awards $150,000 KISK Grant to the University
Pa. Governor Edward G. Rendell announced that the University's Dr. John Porter has been awarded a $150,000 grant to support educational and research opportunities in the Department of Biological Sciences.
Honors Program Colloquium
On March 23, a special colloquium is being held to celebrate the USP Honors Program and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program's 25th Anniversary.
University Sponsors Regional Science Fair
Once again, the University is supporting the Delaware Valley Science Fairs through scholarships and public relations.
New Physics Program Focuses on Latest Career Paths
The new bachelor of science physics program offers students three tracks, including a biophysics or materials science track, and prepares them for emerging technologies.
New Graduate Programs Focus on Interdisciplinary Research and Learning
The Biological Sciences Graduate Program is crossing traditional academic boundaries in its new degree offerings.
Spirit of the Games: The Fun Continues at the USP Olympics
Since the Opening Ceremonies on Feb. 19, the USP Olympics have brought tons of excitement, action, and competition to campus...and there's more on the way!
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Body Before you Take Care of the Garden
Occupational therapist Dr. Paula Kramer has tips for good body mechanics and physical conditioning before you start getting that garden in shape.
Health Tip: Use Caution When Treating Season Allergies
Beware of mixing and misusing over-the-counter allergy medications warns Dr. Daniel A. Hussar, Remington professor of pharmacy.
Four University of the Sciences students were selected to attend the 2nd Annual Government Relations Advocacy for Student Pharmacists program in March, hosted by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. Joining pharmacy students from across the state, Mariam Hanna PharmD'11, Kareem Karara PharmD'11, Anokhi Shah PharmD'11, and Aditi Shukla PharmD'11, attended the three-day conference which focuses on government relations, legislative action, media training, and the regulatory process.
Charles A. Peloquin PharmD’86 is now a professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He is also a pharmacokineticist at the University’s Emerging Pathogens Institute.
Jennifer (Butz) Hopple P’94 purchased Park Avenue Pharmacy in Chambersburg, Pa., on Feb. 15, 2007. Jenny first started working in the pharmacy, formerly owned by Thomas F. Stonesifer P’59, when she was 16 years old.
Brian C. Stapinski MPT’99, MD (Penn State University) and his wife Melissa announced the birth of their daughter Maggie Lynn on June 6, 2008. Maggie was also welcomed by grandparents John A. Stapinski P’68 and Marie (Mobilio) Stapinski P’68, and aunts Michelle (Stapinski) Pokrinchak PharmD’98 and Caryn Ann Stapinski PharmD’02.
Larissa M. Gasparato BI’04 received her DO degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in June 2008. She is currently doing her residency in emergency medicine at Memorial Hospital in York, Pa.
Class Notes here.
with 2008 Distinguished Service Award
The ASHP Pharmacy Practice Sections and New Practitioners Forum, recently honored PCP graduate Dr. Mary Ann Kliethermes as winner of the 2008 Section of Home, Ambulatory, and Chronic Care Practitioners Distinguished Service Award.
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