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Staff and Faculty News
USciences Physics, Biology Professors Awarded Research Grants
September 07, 2018
The Board of the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded 10 scientific research grants totaling $1.9 million, including $200,000 to USciences and Roberto Ramos, PhD, and Margaret Pearce, PhD.
Pharmacy Professor Speaks to Middle Schoolers About Health Care Careers at Summer Program on Campus
August 01, 2018
Speaking to a classroom of 6th and 7th grade students attending the Steppingstone Scholars STEM summer program at USciences in July, Tyan Thomas, PharmD, explained to the students what it is like to be a pharmacist and how they participate in the patient care team with doctors and nurses.
USciences Hosts Community Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
August 01, 2018
One hour each week for a month this spring, Gracie Claude and a few other members of the West Philadelphia community came to USciences campus for a crash course in resume and cover letter writing, networking, and interview skills led by Michael Clark, USciences Director of Career Services and Professional Development.
USciences Professor Educates Police Officers About Diabetes
August 01, 2018
Katherine Koffer PharmD, CDE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, took her instruction out of the clinic and classroom, and to the police station to help officers from the Lower Makefield Police Department learn about diabetes.
What Kind of Bacteria Are on the Bottom of Our Shoes?
July 10, 2018
Jason Heindl PhD, assistant professor of biology, helped to guide Jenn Frederick from Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia through the kind of bacteria cultivated from the morning show team members' shoes.
Physics Wonder Girls Camp Teaches Science of Food and Light
July 03, 2018
Middle school girls interested in physics got a chance to plunge into the science behind light and food this week at the Physics Wonder Girls Summer Camp, a week-long, free STEM camp organized by Dr. Roberto Ramos, associate professor of physics.
Dan Hussar P'62, MS'64, PhD'67 Retires After More Than 50 Years at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
June 18, 2018
At a retirement reception for alumni held on campus on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, a line formed out the door to greet Dr. Hussar and thank him for the impact he has had on so many.
USciences Celebrates Employee Service at Annual Award Ceremony
June 14, 2018
Employees from five to 45 years of service were recognized by University president Dr. Paul Katz for their dedication to University of the Sciences at the annual Employee Recognition Reception on June 7, 2018.
Debating the Impact of Medical Cannabis on the Opioid Crisis
May 11, 2018
Could access to medical cannabis impact the opioid epidemic? This was the topic of the most recent "Making the Connections" series presented by Mayes College in connection with the Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI).
Research Day Emphasizes Student Research on Topics from Breast Cancer to PTSD
April 11, 2018
More than 240 student researchers and their faculty advisors presented novel research being conducted throughout the University's four colleges during the 16th Annual Research Day on Thursday, April 5, 2018.
Mentorship in USciences' Lab Helps High School Student Advance Research
April 05, 2018
With the guidance of Dr. Heindl, Zhong was able to advance her hypothesis and explore how the bacteriophage viruses can communicate with each other.
New Look for Online Bulletin
April 04, 2018
The print edition of the latest The Bulletin is now online in a new format that is desktop and mobile friendly.
Undergraduate Research Festival Celebrates Student Scholarship
March 23, 2018
The Undergraduate Research Festival sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) celebrated the breadth of research projects being conducted by undergraduate students and their faculty mentors in a variety of labs and classrooms across campus. The three-day event formally began with ribbon cutting ceremonies by President Dr. Paul Katz.
Rob Rudd Is Restoring Alumni's Connections to Their Alma Mater
March 21, 2018
As vice president of institutional advancement, Rob Rudd is rebuilding USciences' connections to it alumni and friends.
Alumnus Dr. Edward Foote Named PCP Dean
February 26, 2018
Edward Foote P'87, PharmD'91 is returning to his alma mater as dean of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences.
Dr. Lora Packel Named PT Chair at USciences
February 23, 2018
Dr. Packel, an associate professor of physical therapy, had been serving as interim chair since July 1, 2017.
Dr. Cathy Poon Installed as USciences Barbara H. Korberly Professor in Women's Leadership and Health
February 21, 2018
The Barbara H. Korberly Professor in Women's Leadership and Health provides leadership and devoted resources to the University's efforts to address the challenges that affect women's health policy and access to leadership opportunities within the health sciences.
Suzanne Carbonaro Presented with USciences Founders' Day Staff Award of Merit
February 21, 2018
The award is presented to an outstanding staff member who "exemplifies the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of USciences' founders."
Dr. Bela Peethambaran Presented with USciences Faculty Award of Merit at 2018 Founders' Day
February 20, 2018
The award honors an outstanding faculty member who "exemplifies the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of USciences' founders."