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February 2011
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Upcoming Events

Monday - Friday, March 7-11
Spring Recess (No Classes)

Thursday, March 17
Career Fair

Friday, March 18
Spring Course Withdrawal Deadline

Saturday, March 19
Femi Memorial 3-on-3 Tournament
March 21-27
Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities
Thursday, March 24
Third-Annual OT Night

Saturday, March 26
Race for Humanity (The Woodlands)

Thursday, April 14
Research Day and Wellness Fair
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Founders' Day
Celebrating 190 Years at Founders' Day
David R. King received an honorary degree at Founders' Day as the University turned 190 years old. In addition, a faulty member and student were recognized.

In the Community
Student Community Service
Keynote speaker Gwendolyn A. Bailey provided inspiration on MLK Day while students (above) participated in community service. PHOTOS

Contest: Community Engagement and You!
The Office of Community Partnerships announces the first “Community Engagement and You!” video/digital photo contest. Enter to showcase USciences' community engagement and passion. (Entry deadline: April 18, 2011)

Athletics
Sportsmanship
The men's teams were honored on Feb. 5 for earning the 2009–10 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men's Team Sportsmanship Award.

dot Women's hoopster Melissa Rotz named CACC Jan. Student-Athlete of the Month.

dot Ten USciences Student-Athletes Named To the CACC Fall Academic Team

Check out the latest in athletics at www.devilsathletics.com


USciences Women's Basketball
The women's basketball team's school-record, 14-game win streak came to an end, but Head Coach Paul Stadelberger's crew is gearing up for a first round home playoff game on Monday, Feb. 28. The men's team under the direction of Head Coach Dave Pauley makes its first CACC playoff appearance since 2008.

Camups Update
Misher Festival Celebrates American Music

The Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities will celebrate a Festival of American Music from March 21-27. The festival features an array of events, speakers, and on-campus performances and recitals. Dr. Nick Spitzer serves as the 2011 Misher Visiting Professor of Humanities.

New Center to Focus on Aging Population
To meet the growing need for training and resources that respond to the nation's aging population, USciences and Genesis HealthCare Corporation have launched The Genesis Healthcare Center for Aging Research and Education.

Partnership Promotes Green Training for Pharmacists
The University has teamed with Practice Greenhealth to develop and promote sustainability training for pharmacists, pharmacy students, and related professionals.

USciences Inks Deal with PA Medical School
USciences and The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton have formalized an agreement helping students earn an MD.

More Headlines

dot Ribbon Cutting Launches New Campus Starbucks with Barnes and Noble and Student Study Space PHOTOS | VIDEO
dot Barbara Elliott Named Associate Provost for Enrollment Management
dot Chemistry's Dr. McEwen Presented with DuPont's Pedersen Award
dot An Opening Ceremony Kicked Off Second-Annual USciences Olympics
dot Chemistry Student Earns Competitive ACS Honors
dot Financial Aid Workshop Helps Accepted Students
dot Wistar Partnership Continues to Grow with New Roles
dot Scientists, Professors, Medical Professionals Needed To Judge Delaware Valley Science Fairs
dot December and January Research Activities
dot Student, Faculty, and Staff News and Notes
dot Campus Crime Declines; Dining Services Update

From the USciences Experts Blog
Bioinformaticians Have a Leg Up on Data Issue, Standards Needed
By Associate Professor Dr. Randy Zauhar:
In general, Bioinformatics has done a better job of data standardization than other disciplines… A more pressing problem in my view is moving away from the raw data (where standardization is easy) and into the world of annotation, where you attach meaning to the raw data.

University of the Sciences is proud sponsor ofPhiladelphia Science Festival
April 15-28: University's Sciences Festival Event Schedule


Alumni Association

SAVE THE DATE Sept. 24, 2011: Alumni Reunion ‘11

Upcoming Alumni Events

March 2, 2011, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Delaware Alumni Regional Reception
Blue Ball Barn, Wilmington, DE
RSVP to alumnirelations@usciences.edu

March 26, 2011, 6 to 8 p.m.
Alumni Reception at the APhA Annual Meeting & Expo
The Westin Seattle, Seattle, WA

March 27, 2011, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
PPA Joint School Alumni Reception
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

April 7, 2011, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Alumni Association Board of Directors
University of the Sciences campus

April 16, 2011, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Alumni Dessert Reception at the
AOTA Annual Conference & Expo
Loews Phila. Hotel, Phila., PA 19107
Join us in celebration of Dr. Roger Ideishi's AOTA Fellowship Award
Contact Carmela Matthews at 215.895.3123 for more info

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Alumni and friends from South Florida gathered at the annual winter brunch at the 15th Street Fisheries in Fort Lauderdale on Jan. 23, 2011.
Alumni
Left to right: Philip Fein, P'56; Lois Fein; Eli Packman, P'51, MS'52, DSc'54; Herb Moss, P'54; and Carolyn Moss.
Alumni
Friends of USciences Bob and Susan Blyskal caught up with Jules Hirsch P'59 and Trustee Kate Mayes PharmD'78 at the South Florida Alumni Brunch.

ADT Reunion
Both students and alumni connected for lunch and a bit of Greek nostalgia on January 29 at the Second-Annual Alpha Delta Theta Reunion.



32nd Annual Symposium on Advances in Pharmacy Practice
Advances in Pharmacy Practice is a continuing pharmacy educational program developed for pharmacists to be kept up-to-date on pharmacy practice. This annual symposium provides the most up-to-date continuing education on newly approved drugs and updates in pharmacy law presented by the foremost authorities in the field. Remaining date: March 13.

APhA Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery Training Program
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery is an innovative and interactive training program that teaches pharmacists the skills necessary to become a primary source for vaccine information and administration. Next training: March 19.

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