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September 2010
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

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Lois K. Cohen Lecture
The Lois K. Cohen Global Health Lecture
The inaugural Lois K. Cohen Global Health lecture will take place on Monday, Oct. 4 with an address from Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, Director of the Pan American Health Organization, on Haiti. Read More

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 25
Alumni Reunion

Thursday, September 30
10th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

Saturday, October 2
PCP White Coat Ceremony

Monday, October 4
Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series

Thursday, October 7
Fall Career Fair

Monday, October 11
APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training

Monday, October 11
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes, Except Graduate Level Courses)

Thursday, October 14
Midnight Madness
Friday, October 22
Course Withdrawal Deadline
Thursday, October 28
First-Year Science and Health Fair

Click here for the full Events calendar

Charles Fishman
One Big Book Club Author Visits
Charles Fishman, author of "The Wal-Mart Effect," hosted a lecture, Q&A session, book signing, and reception with faculty, staff, and students.

In the Community
Join the Walk to Fight Heart DiseaseHeart Health
USciences is participating in the American Heart Association’s Annual 5k Start! Heart Walk on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010. Find out how to become a team captain!

dot Kearns Named CACC Cross Country Rookie of the Week
dot Mobley Named CACC Volleyball Rookie of the Week
dot Rich Named to the CACC Women’s Volleyball Honor Roll

dot Vassalotti Named to the CACC Women’s Tennis Honor Roll

Support the Devils this Fall:
dot Women's Volleyball Schedule

dot Women's Tennis Schedule
dot Women's Cross Country Schedule
dot Men's Cross Country Schedule
dot Men's Tennis Schedule
dot Mixed Rifle Schedule

PT White Coat Ceremony
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Chief of Staff Dr. Peter Miller, Omari Phillip DPT’13, and Physical Therapy Department Chair Dr. Marc Campolo at the Sixth Annual PT White Coat Ceremony. Photos | 6ABC Video

A Good Fit: PT Students Don Their White Coats
Forty-seven students from USciences' physical therapy program joined the ranks of professionals following the Sixth Annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. The ceremony is a rite of passage for fourth-year students in the University’s six-year PT program.

Athletics Launches New Website Devils Athletics Website
The home of the Devils has made its debut at www.devilsathletics.com with a new design, more functionality, creative features, and the latest interactive tools.

Dining Improvements Abound to Start the SemesterDishwasher
Campus food services provider Sodexo has made vast improvements to USciences’ food program, focusing on diversity, sustainability, and value.

Health Tip: Avoiding Homework Hassle
Back to school can mean long nights of homework hassle for parents and students. Dr. Paula Kramer, chair and professor of occupational therapy, suggests that establishing a routine for homework is the best way to strengthen behavior and avoid conflict.

More Headlines

dot Griffith Hall Lobby Dedicated to Board of Trustees Chairman Delbert S. Payne
dot New Offerings and Location for Career Services
dot Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society Receives Gold Alpha Award
dot USciences' American Chemical Society Chapter Receives Honorable Mention Award | Philadelphia Chapter Hosts October Meeting at USciences
dot Misher Visiting Professors of Humanities are Keeping Busy
dot Student, Faculty, and Staff News
dot Research Activities: February 2010 to August 2010
dot Fall Open House Schedule
dot Nominations for Honorary Degree Candidates Due Sept. 30

dot University City To Do: Encore Baltimore Ave Dollar Stroll

USciences Experts Blog

Best Teaching at U of the Sciences
By Dr. Phyllis Blumberg, Director, Teaching and Learning Center
Faculty at the University of the Sciences are excellent teachers who constantly strive to improve their teaching, share their innovations and even do research to improve their teaching.  (Read More)

Secundum Artem Exhibition


Class Notes


Richard P. Wurst BAC’60 and his wife Betty Ann celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2010. They live in Vernon, CT. Their three sons and spouses threw a party in Manchester, CT. Two siblings, four grandsons and a number of close friends attended. A September Mediterranean cruise was planned as part of the celebration.


Herman R. Marini P’68 has retired from the practice of pharmacy. He is now a site supervisor for Allegheny Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Ellina (Khaykin) Max PharmD’05 relocated with her family at the end of the summer. Her husband has taken a position as an anesthesiologist at a hospital in Raleigh, NC.

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Saturday, September 25

Come dine, dance, and reconnect with friends and classmates at the 2010 Reunion party. All alumni are invited to join the festivities, with special recognition for Reunion classes ending in 5s and 0s, from 1940 through 2005.

Call the alumni office today: 215.895.1106

APhA Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery Training Program
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Calling all alumni pharmacists!

On Monday, Oct. 11, USciences will host an APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training Program from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. An innovative and interactive certificate training program, pharmacists will learn the skills necessary to become a primary source for vaccine information and administration. For more information and to register, click here.

Upcoming Alumni Events:
dot Thursday, October 7: Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

dot Friday, November 5: 140th Annual Convention of the New Jersey Pharmacists Association Alumni Reception

dot Monday, November 15: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Alumni Reception

For more information and to register for an event, please visit: http://www.usp.edu/USPalumniFriends/events.aspx

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