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Samson College Students Use 3D Printer to Create Innovative Patient Resources
December 15, 2017
Challenged to make anything that could improve a patient's life, an interprofessional group of first-year students from Samson College used the college's new 3D printer to create a wide array of items ranging from an acupuncture ball to a right-angled spoon.
USciences Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients Showcase Summer Research Projects
December 13, 2017
In celebration of their summer research projects, USciences faculty mentors and student researchers lunched with benefactor and board of trustees Chairman Marvin Samson HonAlm'96, HonDSc'16 on Dec. 4, 2017.
Dr. Thea Zunick Named Director of Student Life at USciences
December 07, 2017
Thea Zunick, EdD, has been named director of student life at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She comes to USciences with more than 11 years of experience in student affairs including institutions specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
USciences to Grow Summer Internships at Sigmapharm Laboratories
November 29, 2017
Five University of the Sciences undergraduate students from the pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacology/toxicology programs parlayed their classroom learnings into real-world experience when they had the opportunity to participate in a four-week internship this past summer at Sigmapharm Laboratories.
New Exercise Physiology Degree At USciences Offers More Career Paths
November 27, 2017
With a stronger focus on clinical training and internship experiences, the new BS in exercise physiology degree at USciences positions students to immediately begin their careers after graduation or transition to OT or PT professional programs.
USciences Donates Record Number of Thanksgiving Meals During Annual Drive
November 21, 2017
During the 6th Annual Appeal for a Meal, USciences students, faculty, and staff donated 461 Thanksgiving meals to Philadelphia families.
USciences Loses "Legacy of Legacies" Col. S. Rogers Wetherill, III, P'68, MS
November 21, 2017
Alumnus and Board of Trustees member Col. S. Rogers Wetherill, III, P'68, MS, passed away on Nov. 16, 2017. "The legacy of legacies," he was one of a long line of Wetherills who have left an indelible mark on University of the Sciences from the signing of its charter in 1821 to Col. Wetherill's service on the Alumni Board and Board of Trustees.
USciences Signs Articulation Agreement with Bucks County Community College
November 17, 2017
University of the Sciences and Bucks County Community College signed a professional bridge articulation agreement allowing students who graduate from Bucks with specified associate degrees to enter into USciences pre-professional programs in physical therapy and pharmacy.
Matching Funds Double #GivingTuesdayUSciences Impact
November 15, 2017
Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a day for giving back. Give Online and participate in #GivingTuesdayUSciences this holiday season. Each gift is being matched thanks to the generosity of a USciences alumna.
USciences Posts Fourth-Highest Academic Success Rate of NCAA Division II Schools
November 09, 2017
USciences has now been in the top-six of the Division II ASR in each of the 11 years it has been featured on the report, and has also had the highest ASR of all schools in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) in each of those 11 years.
USciences Lab Focuses on Improving Brain Function, Activity in People with Stroke
November 02, 2017
Each week, several research subjects who have had a stroke tie up their laces and get on the treadmill or the stationary bicycle inside the Patricia Leahy Memorial Research Laboratory to begin raising their heart rate to begin their circuit training session
Leslie Ann Bowman Receives USciences Honorary Alumnus Award
October 30, 2017
Bowman, who is an assistant dean and associate professor of information science at USciences, was selected to receive the Honorary Alumnus Award which is presented to "a non-alumnus who has shown exemplary dedication and commitment to the mission of the University."
Patricia Kienle Receives USciences Annual Alumnus Award
October 30, 2017
Kienle, who is director of accreditation and medication safety at Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions, was selected to receive the Annual Alumnus Award through her contributions "in outstanding fashion to the professions, to science, and/or to mankind."
New Discovery by USciences Researchers Moves Closer to Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment
October 26, 2017
USciences researchers have discovered a small molecule that exhibits selectivity toward TNBC cells while sparing normal surrounding cells.
STEM Majors at Mercer County Community College Can Transfer to USciences With Full Junior Status Under New Agreement
October 23, 2017
Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students pursuing a career in math, engineering, or the sciences can now transfer to University of the Sciences.
2017 Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture Focused on Brain Plasticity
October 19, 2017
The annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture serves to add monies to a scholarship fund to financially assist PT students during clinical education and to honor the memory of Professor Leahy.
Required Medical Cannabis Training Course for Healthcare Providers Offered Oct. 22 at USciences
October 16, 2017
USciences will offer its first live, four-hour medical cannabis training course on Oct. 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to allow physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to meet the training requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Office of Medical Marijuana.
Mayes College Marks a Decade of Healthcare and Business Education
October 13, 2017
Mayes College of Healthcare and Business Policy is celebrating a decade of educating leaders and influencing health policy and practice.
Dr. Anne Galgon Named Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at USciences
October 10, 2017
Anne Galgon, MPT, PhD, has been named associate professor of physical therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.