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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.
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.
Ursinus College, USciences Sign Affiliation Agreement
June 25, 2019
Ursinus grads can pursue advanced degrees in one of 12 USciences graduate programs
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