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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
With stellar faculty, small class sizes, and outstanding research facilities, the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers a hands-on immersion in every field of modern chemistry. Our undergraduate programs include a one-of-a-kind pharmaceutical chemistry major and a bioinformatics minor, and our graduate programs extend into nanotechnology and advanced drug design. We also offer the integrated graduate credit program where academically qualified undergraduate students can take up to 15 additional credits of relevant USciences graduate coursework at no extra cost.
Allen Misher Pays Visit to Namesake College that Continues to Expand
October 21, 2019
Allen Misher P'59, PhD, HonDSc'95 paid a visit to the arts and sciences college that was named in his honor to see first-hand how it has broadened its programs to continue teaching those interested in humanities and science.
The Science of Giving: What Fuels Our Desire to Help Others?
October 17, 2019
Donating to a GoFundMe, feeding the homeless at a soup kitchen, or collecting school supplies for underserved communities. These acts of generosity are all ways to help others, yet they often boost the happiness of the donor. This positive effect isn't a coincidence; studies show there is science behind the act of giving.
Faculty Under the Microscope: A Closer Look at USciences Faculty Research
October 17, 2019
USciences faculty researchers are passionate about their areas of interest. In these interviews, faculty members discuss how they got involved in their research and what keeps them interested.
USciences Launches Certificate Specializing in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals
October 16, 2019
A new certificate in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals offered to undergraduates at University of the Sciences starting this year focuses on both the linguistic and cultural competencies that health professionals need to better care for Hispanics and Latino populations.
Malis Lecture Examines Creativity Through the Lens of da Vinci
October 15, 2019
During his lecture at The Bernard J. Malis Memorial Lectureship in Humanities Salvatore Mangione MD discussed the things about da Vinci that may help us to understand why he was so creative and which of those things we can replicate to encourage creativity in ourselves.
Nathan Baird, PhD, Interim Department Chair
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