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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The latest updates about USciences return to campus: The full plan for a phased return of employees and students:

USciences and Other Local Organizations Partner With Together for West Philadelphia, Black Doctors Consortium

Published on May 25, 2021

USciences has partnered with Together for West Philadelphia to donate a collective $72,000 to the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium. Read More...

Categories: Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Community Service, West Philadelphia, Community



New Study from Pearce Lab Gives Insight into Spreading of Neurodegenerative Disease Pathology

Published on July 13, 2020

A new study from the lab of Maggie Panning Pearce, PhD, was recently published in the open-access journal eLife.  Read More...

Categories: Faculty, Current Research Project, Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Biology, Publication, Neuroscience



SHAC Staff Member Awarded for her Excellence

Published on June 3, 2020

Alicia Miller MPH’15, CHES, from the USciences Student Health and Counseling Services (SHAC) has been awarded the E. Dean Lovett Award for Exemplary Contributions to a College Health Program.  Read More...

Categories: Student Health and Counseling, Staff, Awards and Honors



Two USciences Professors Receive Research Grant

Published on June 2, 2020

Isabelle Mercier Phd, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and Jason Wallach PhD, have received a research grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Read More...

Categories: Grant, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Current Research Project, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty



Physical Therapy Graduates Inducted into ACAPT Honor Society

Published on June 2, 2020


Categories: Department of Physical Therapy, Samson College of Health Sciences, Awards and Honors, Students, Physical Therapy



Dr. Leah Comeau has Chapter Published on Hinduism

Published on June 2, 2020

Leah Comeau, PhD, associate professor of religion at USciences has had her chapter “Hinduism” published.  Read More...

Categories: Blog, Publication, Faculty, Department of Humanities



USciences Professor has Article Featured in the Times Literary Supplement

Published on May 4, 2020

USciences professor of physics Paul Halpern, PhD, has had an article published in the Times Literary Supplement, the leading literary review in the United Kingdom.  Read More...

Categories: Faculty, Physics, Department of Mathematics Physics and Statistics, Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Publication



Center for Undergraduate Research Hosts Virtual Humanities Discussion Panel

Published on April 27, 2020

The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) held its first virtual humanities discussion panel on April 21, 2020, which was organized and hosted by Christine Flanagan, MFA, professor of English, and Clifford Robinson, PhD, assistant professor of classics.  Read More...

Categories: Department of Humanities, Event, Neuroscience, Biological Sciences, Writing Program, Research, Students, Medical Humanities, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Faculty, Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy



Students Get Hands On Interprofessional Education Experience

Published on April 22, 2020

USciences pharmacy and occupational therapy students, in addition to Villanova nursing students, participated in an interprofessional education (IPE) activity in order to get hands on experience in providing healthcare to members of the LGBTQ community. Read More...

Categories: Occupational Therapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Department of Occupational Therapy, Samson College of Health Sciences, Students, Pharmacy, Interprofessional Education



Bioinformatics Alum Pursuing PhD at Dartmouth

Published on April 16, 2020

Damien Lekkas MS’19, is currently pursuing his PhD in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine and received a full stipend for his PhD studies. Read More...

Categories: Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Alumni, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bioinformatics