Close Alert

COVID-19 Update

USciences implements virtual education, telecommuting in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). More information at usciences.edu/coronavirus.

2019 USciences News

  • Mark Bullock, Kaitlyn Martin Honored with Founders' Day Staff Award of Merit
    Mark Bullock, Kaitlyn Martin Honored with Founders' Day Staff Award of Merit

    March 09, 2020

    Mark Bullock, associate dean of students at University of the Sciences, and Kaitlyn Martin, program coordinator for student accommodations, were awarded the fourth annual Founders' Day Staff Award of Merit on Feb. 13, 2020.

  • Anil D'Mello Honored with Faculty Award of Merit
    Anil D'Mello Honored with Faculty Award of Merit

    March 09, 2020

    University of the Sciences presented the 2020 Faculty Award of Merit to Anil D'Mello, PhD, during its Founders' Day ceremony on Feb. 13, 2020.

  • Abhinav Illendula BMS'20 Earns Founders' Day Award of Merit
    Abhinav Illendula BMS'20 Earns Founders' Day Award of Merit

    March 09, 2020

    An impressive undergraduate researcher who already earned a number of publications to his name, Abhinav Illendula BMS'20 was presented the 2020 Undergraduate Student Award of Merit during University of the Sciences' 199th Founders' Day Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.

  • Nicholas Cope PhD'20 Earns Founders' Day Award of Merit
    Nicholas Cope PhD'20 Earns Founders' Day Award of Merit

    March 09, 2020

    An outstanding graduate researcher whose work to research cancer led to numerous publications, Nicolas Cope PhD'20 (biochemistry) was presented the 2020 Graduate Student Award of Merit during University of the Sciences' 199th Founders' Day Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.

  • USciences Establishes Procedures for Service Animals in Campus Labs
    USciences Establishes Procedures for Service Animals in Campus Labs

    March 03, 2020

    In an effort to make campus more inclusive to current and future students USciences recently established procedures to allow service animals in on-campus laboratory environments.

  • Faculty Commentary: How The Political Primary Season Creates Psychological Tribes
    Faculty Commentary: How The Political Primary Season Creates Psychological Tribes

    March 03, 2020

    I have a confession: I'm a political junkie who HATES primary season. I've been involved in political activism since before I could vote. I have a productivity blocker set to keep me off Politico during work. I have political convictions and opinions, and I love to talk about them, but something about primary season makes my skin crawl.

  • USciences Honored for Social Mobility at Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards
    USciences Honored for Social Mobility at Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards

    February 25, 2020

    University of the Sciences was awarded the 2020 Social Innovation Award for Post Secondary Education: Social Mobility. The awards were presented on January 23 at Independence Blue Cross' Innovation Center.

  • USciences Celebrates 199th Founders' Day
    USciences Celebrates 199th Founders' Day

    February 18, 2020

    Honoring the founding of USciences 199 years ago, the University honored its rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare, science, and education at Founders' Day on February 13, 2020. The event also launched the University's Bicentennial celebration which will span through 2021.

  • Sparks Fly: USciences Alumni Share Their Love Stories
    Sparks Fly: USciences Alumni Share Their Love Stories

    February 12, 2020

    Sparks have been flying around campus for generations and not just in chemistry laboratories! In honor of Valentine's Day, we set out to share a few of the many stories behind alumni who met and fell in love here.

  • Misher Visiting Professor Encourages Students to Tell Stories of Immigrants and Outsiders
    Misher Visiting Professor Encourages Students to Tell Stories of Immigrants and Outsiders

    February 04, 2020

    In her talk for the Misher Festival of Fine Arts, Laila Lalami, PhD, the 2020 Misher Visiting Professor of Humanities and Honors Colloquium Speaker, spoke about how her experience growing up in Morocco and then immigrating to the United States and earning citizenship has impacted her writing style.

  • USciences Adds New Undergraduate Research Opportunities with SEA-GENES Program
    USciences Adds New Undergraduate Research Opportunities with SEA-GENES Program

    February 03, 2020

    Beginning in the fall of 2020, USciences students will have access to a new course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE), SEA-GENES. This course will allow students to conduct experiments in order to determine the functions of viral genes.

  • Biomedical Writing Professor Authors Book on Pharmaceutical Labeling
    Biomedical Writing Professor Authors Book on Pharmaceutical Labeling

    January 31, 2020

    Cathleen O'Connell, RPh, MS, PhD, assistant professor in the Biomedical Writing Programs, recently published the first book on pharmaceutical labeling entitled "Essentials of Healthcare Product Labeling" published by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.

  • USciences Professor Interviewed About Novel Coronavirus
    USciences Professor Interviewed About Novel Coronavirus

    January 30, 2020

    Speaking about the impact of a novel Coronavirus, how it spreads, and what the risks are for those in the U.S., Zachary Klase PhD, associate professor of biological scientists and a virologist by training, spoke to several media outlets about the new, viral threat.

  • Health Sciences Director Follows Ultra Endurance Athlete for Research
    Health Sciences Director Follows Ultra Endurance Athlete for Research

    January 28, 2020

    To highlight the importance of field research in exercise physiology, Patrick Davitt, PhD, CSCS, FACS, director of USciences Health Science Program and assistant professor of kinesiology, vlogged his case study of an ultra-endurance athlete during the Leadville Race Series Trail 100 mile race.

  • USciences Education Propels Graduate's Success Across the Pond
    USciences Education Propels Graduate's Success Across the Pond

    January 24, 2020

    Rosemary Cunningham Thomas P'86 is now the chief executive officer of a start-up focused on developing regenerative medicine solutions for advanced wound healing in the United Kingdom, but before the years of success in medical technology, she started out like many other USciences students.

  • USciences Serves in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    USciences Serves in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 21, 2020

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, more than 270 USciences students joined faculty and staff volunteering at a variety of service activities on January 20, 2020.

  • Students Get Hands-On Experience in New Pediatric Occupational Therapy Lab
    Students Get Hands-On Experience in New Pediatric Occupational Therapy Lab

    January 13, 2020

    This fall, USciences' Department of Occupational Therapy opened the first pediatric occupational therapy laboratory on campus.

  • Lab Studies Nonverbal Communication Skills in Autistic Children
    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".

  • New Study: USciences Offers Excellent Return on Investment
    New Study: USciences Offers Excellent Return on Investment

    December 20, 2019

    University of the Sciences alumni have a proven record of graduating on time, finding jobs in their fields, and earning top dollar in their careers. Now, a study from Georgetown University has found that USciences is proven to be an excellent long-term investment.

  • USciences Awarded $4.9 Million in Research Grants in 2019
    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.