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Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
The behavioral and social sciences round out your healthcare or science education—helping you grasp how people from different backgrounds think and interact. Our department features undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of disciplines, from psychology and medical anthropology to communications and sociology. Here, expert faculty help you apply practical skills, engaging you on their clinical and research projects. Whatever your career path, you’ll graduate understanding communication, human behavior, and the secrets of social interaction.
The behavioral and social sciences focus on human behavior at the individual and collective level. You will understand yourself, your family, your friends, your community, and our increasingly connected world by studying the behavioral and social sciences.
Chemistry PhD Student James Gamrat Realizes Passion for Academia
July 18, 2019
Gamrat, who hopes to work at a University as a professor with his own research lab, has found success working in the chemistry department and various labs during his time as a PhD student at USciecnes.
Fruit Fly Research Possible Key to Understanding Alzheimer's and Degenerative Diseases
July 16, 2019
What if someone told you fruit flies could be the answer to understanding and treating degenerative diseases? Thanks to a new grant from the National Institute of Health, Maggie Pearce PhD, assistant professor of biology and neuroscience, is leading a new study to find that data using the tiny insects.
Biochemistry Student Gains Experience at Coveted Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Internship
July 16, 2019
Chosen as one of eighteen undergraduates from among more than 850 applicants, Blake Nelson BC'20 is gaining hands-on experience at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where eight Nobel laureates have contributed to major discoveries in science.
USciences Grad Offered Four Medical School Interviews; Gets Accepted to All Four
July 15, 2019
Since childhood, Shagun Dhanju BMS'18 knew she wanted to go to medical school. Now, her dream is a reality as Dhanju begins her first semester at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) in the fall.
Health Career Summer Academy Exposes Teens to Health Careers Early
July 08, 2019
USciences partnered with Main Line Health to offer a week-long Health Career Summer Academy to expose teens to careers in the health professions.
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