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Department of Humanities
Our mission: Stimulate your imagination and joy in life. Our diverse and accomplished faculty make it possible by training students in writing, the fundamentals of research in the humanities, and the basics of the fine arts. Our commitment to the humanities and developing well-rounded students complements the University’s expertise in the health sciences.
By sponsoring lectures, concerts, and many other special events that showcase the
best of the humanities, our department serves the entire University community.
Grad Students Learn About Opportunities at Networking Event
June 19, 2019
In an effort to help students explore opportunities and avenues that might not be along their conventional career paths, the Graduate Student Organization hosted its annual Career Pathways event on May 1.
Expert Commentary: What Parents Need to Know About Early Signs of Autism
June 19, 2019
6abc Action News spoke with Ashley de Marchena, PhD at University of the Sciences about what parents need to know about autism. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and her expertise is in early diagnosis of autism.
PhD, Business Programs Prepared Priyal Vakil for Success in Industry
June 06, 2019
A curiosity to learn the entire process behind a medication, from the research behind novel drug candidates to the way the drug is ultimately delivered to patients, led Priyal Vakil PhD'19 (cell and molecular biology) on a unique path to a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Physics Faculty Hosts National Physics Tournament, Helps Prepare Winners for International Competition in Poland
June 05, 2019
A team of students from three Chester County-area high schools is preparing to represent the United States in an international physics competition in Poland after winning the national title at USciences in April.
USciences Honors Class of 2019 at 198th Commencement
May 23, 2019
Approximately 620 graduates were honored at USciences 198th Commencement Ceremony on May 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Liacouras Center. Among the recipients was Dr. Rachel L. Levine, who received an honorary doctor of science degree.
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