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November 2009
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Allied Health Day Video

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Thursday, November 19
The Story Behind Tylenol and Celebrex
1 p.m., Griffith C, and 6 p.m., Griffith A
Friday, November 20
Dept. of Biological Sciences Seminar Series
Saturday, November 21
Fall Open House
Monday, November 23
Dept. of Chemistry Seminar Series
Enrichment Techniques on Capillary Electrophoresis
3-4 p.m., PTC 140
Wednesday, November 25
University Open/No Classes
Thur - Fri, November 26-27
University Closed/No Classes
Saturday, December 12
Athletics Hall of Fame
SAVE THE DATES:Misher Festival of Fine Arts & Humanities
dot February 18 -
Founders' Day
dot April 12-16 - Misher Festival of Fine Arts & Humanities
dot April 15 - 25th Anniversary Celebration for College of Arts & Sciences
Click here for the full Events calendar

In the Community
ARC Sponsors Book Drive for KIPP Charter School
Support our new neighbor, KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School, by donating a book.

One Big Book Club Volunteers
On Nov. 15, One Big Book Club students volunteered at the Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House, an emergency shelter for homeless single women and families, where they brought donations, decorated for the Thanksgiving holiday, spent time with the children, and organized clothing, toys, and other donations.

Sports

Visit the new Campus Recreation Updates Blog for schedules, scores, game photos, and more, from your favorite Intramural and Club Sports.

dot Puschak Named to 2009 ESPN Academic All District Volleyball Team

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Samson College of Health Sciences Dedication
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, University of the Sciences dedicated the Samson College of Health Sciences in recognition of longtime friend, honorary alumnus, and University trustee Marvin Samson.
(Read More | Photo Gallery | Video)


Secundum ArtemSECUNDUM ARTEM: Selected works of art and design from the University collections
The Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy has opened a new exhibition exploring the products of skilled scientists, artists, craftsmen, and designers active in Europe and the US during the last 300 years.

H1N1 VaccinationsH1N1: Vaccinations and Education
The H1N1 vaccination program has marshaled the resources and expertise of numerous campus departments.
dot Learn More: Swine Flu Information Session for Children & Adults on Nov. 18

Dean's Spotlight: Student Affairs
Associate Dean of Students Dr. Walter Perry shares some of the the many learning and service experiences students are participating in through extracurricular clubs and organizations.

DrakeAthletics to Induct Two into Hall of Fame on Dec. 12
The Athletics Hall of Fame will welcome its two newest members, Diane Green P’92 (Rifle 1988-92) and Mark Tacelosky P’97, PharmD’98 (Men’s Basketball 1992-96).

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dot Sodexo Cooks Up New Campus Dining Options
dot Dr. Kevin Murphy Helms UArts Exchange Program
dot Tox Club Presents The Truth Behind Celebrex and Tylenol
dot Student and Faculty Achievements: Clyde M. Ofner III | Malachy Clancy MOT’10 | Caitlyn Capella MOT ’10 | Carres Martinez PH/TX’11 | Adegoke Adeniji PH/TX’10
dot October Research Activities
USciences Expert Blog
Ethics in Computing
By Jim Pierce, Chair, Department of Bioinformatics and Computer Science

During a class discussion in our Information Technology (CS-250) course we were examining the ethics of computing. History has shown us that the use of technology can be for good or for bad intentions. We came up with the following list of intentional unethical uses of computers.(Read More)

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Class Notes

1954
Marguerite (Waxler) Schmitt P’54 retired from Oswald Pharmacy in Jenkintown, Pa., in June 2006. She has five grandchildren, all in their 20's, and lives in Philadelphia.

1969
Frank M. Stearns
BI’69 (MS’72, Medical College of PA; PhD’78, Hahnemann Medical College; MBA’90, LaSalle University) coauthored two papers at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks in New Orleans in October 2009. He is the CEO and lab director at the American Red Cross National Testing Laboratory in Philadelphia.

1989
Jo Ellen (Boris) McLaughlin
P’89 and James J. McLaughlin P’86 announced the birth of seventh child Sean Andrew on March 26, 2009. He joins big brothers Christopher, Jonathan, Colin, Timothy, Brendan, and Ryan.

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Fall Fest
Fall Fest

On Saturday, Oct. 17, the University welcomed alumni, along with students, faculty and staff, for its annual Fall Fest. Several alumni legacy families attended the activity-packed day and visited the alumni table for prizes. Left: Patricia Clancy Walsh MT’83, BW’01, with son Richard Walsh HS’13, DPT’15. Right: Jennifer Tomaine Smedley P’80 with son Gary Smedley PharmD’11 and daughter Jacinta Smedley PharmD’13.


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Upcoming Alumni Events

Thursday, December 3

Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

Sunday, December 6
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Alumni Reception
(Las Vegas, NV)

For more information and to register for an event, please visit: www.usp.edu/alumnifriends/events.shtml