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Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics
As a USciences student, you’ll take courses in all three fields. Each program combines scientific theory with practical applications: You’ll have the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience with our diverse, student-centered faculty, who conduct a variety of innovative research. Our interdisciplinary environment ensures students graduate with the skills and knowledge to compete at top graduate schools and enjoy successful, rewarding careers.
Exploring these vital disciplines can also complement other USciences programs. Also, a major in neuroscience is offered in partnership with several departments. You’ll leave prepared for a variety of careers and graduate programs in engineering, medical physics, and related areas.
Lab Studies Nonverbal Communication Skills in Autistic Children
December 20, 2019
It's known that children with autism often have difficulties with communication and there are interventions to help with speech and language, but where the research is lacking is in how to improve nonverbal communication skills, according to Ashley de Marchena, PhD, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, and director of the UScience's "InterAction Lab".
USciences Awarded $4.9 Million in Research Grants in 2019
December 19, 2019
USciences faculty researchers and students were supported by $4.9 million in grant funding awarded to the University in 2019. The additional dollars support ongoing investigations in each of the University's three colleges as well as student involvement in those projects.
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Representatives Meet USciences Scholarship Recipients
December 19, 2019
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust provides funding for undergraduate students scholarships amounting to $71,000 in aid to support 17 undergraduate students.
At USciences, Felinah Buslig Earned Research and Professional Experience on Her Journey to Become a Veterinarian
December 17, 2019
Dr. Felinah Buslig Bio'19 credits the biology program at USciences with helping her find success as a veterinarian in Jersey City, New Jersey.
USciences was the Catalyst for This Chemistry Major's Career
December 16, 2019
Tori Lugiano BS'19 seemed destined for a career in chemistry. For Christmas one year when she was little, she got a chemistry set from her mother, who would go on to buy CSI-type forensic science toy sets that Lugiano would spend hours doing at home. For Lugiano, the choice of a career always couched in the context of how it could benefit others.
Elia Eschenazi, PhD
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