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Student News and Profiles

  • USciences Hosts Workout to Educate about Benefits of Exercise to Fight Cancer

    November 15, 2019

    USciences students, faculty, and staff participated in a workout class with a message on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

  • Microbiology Lab Awarded Nearly $500,000 to Study Plant Pathogens

    November 11, 2019

    The act of brushing your teeth is a way to get rid of biofilms, a collection of microorganisms that grow on the tooth's surface containing bacteria that lead to tooth decay. Teeth aren't the only surface where potentially harmful biofilms grow, and Jason Heindl PhD, assistant professor of biology, runs a lab looking at the cell biology of bacteria and how organisms form biofilms.

  • In Nigeria, MBA Student Learns Global Impact of Healthcare

    November 05, 2019

    Ashwin Mathew MBA'20 was selected to participate in the six-month volunteer opportunity with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Nigeria, where he has received a fresh perspective on the challenges of improving healthcare in extremely rural settings.

  • PT and Pharmacy Students Team Up For National Fall Prevention Awareness Day

    October 22, 2019

    Sixty-seven physical therapy and pharmacy students along with 18 students from USciences' student chapter of American Society of Consultant Pharmacists collaborated for an interprofessional Fall Prevention event on September 19, 2019.

  • USciences Launches Certificate Specializing in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

    October 16, 2019

    A new certificate in Spanish for Healthcare Professionals offered to undergraduates at University of the Sciences starting this year focuses on both the linguistic and cultural competencies that health professionals need to better care for Hispanics and Latino populations.

  • Malis Lecture Examines Creativity Through the Lens of da Vinci

    October 15, 2019

    During his lecture at The Bernard J. Malis Memorial Lectureship in Humanities Salvatore Mangione MD discussed the things about da Vinci that may help us to understand why he was so creative and which of those things we can replicate to encourage creativity in ourselves.

  • Pharmacy Students Participate in Walk for Recovery

    October 01, 2019

    Students from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program who participate in American Pharmacy Association's Generation RX committee attended the 2019 Recovery Walk held at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

  • Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Multiple Sclerosis Ride

    October 01, 2019

    Four students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program volunteered to help treat and triage patients during the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride on September 21-22, 2019.

  • Attendees Learn About Pain Management at 2019 Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

    September 27, 2019

    Joseph M. Donnelly, PT, DHS, OCS, clinical professor and director of post-professional programs at Mercer University, spoke about the neuroscience of pain and the management and application of individuals with neurologic impairment at the 19th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on September 26, 2019 held on campus in the Science and Technology Center.

  • Students Apply Healthcare Skills as Counselors at MDA Summer Camp

    September 25, 2019

    For one week each summer, children with muscular dystrophy are encouraged to have fun away from their parents and caretakers and experience new opportunities at the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp. People like Jenna Kwiecinski BMS'20, HumSci'20, make it possible by volunteering their time to make sure the camp runs smoothly and safely.

  • Pharmaceutical Healthcare Business Students Learn About Career Options at Annual Retreat

    September 24, 2019

    Incoming students in the Pharmaceutical Healthcare Business (PHB) undergraduate program kicked off the fall semester with an annual retreat where they bonded with one another, got to know faculty better, and heard from program alumni about the transition into their careers.

  • USciences Students Host First TEDxUSciences Conference

    September 24, 2019

    Each with their own big ideas, eight speakers graced the first TEDxUSciences stage on Sunday, September 22, 2019 in the Science and Technology Center to share their thoughts on everything from working to end poverty, finding your purpose in life, the need for safe injection sites, to recovering from substance use disorders.

  • Lab Harnesses the Power of Play to Boost Mathematic Achievement in Preschoolers

    September 23, 2019

    It isn't uncommon to hear the sound of children laughing while calling out numbers, followed by an enthusiastic, "good job!" as you near the lab of Vinaya Rajan PhD, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience. Though it has the traditional sounds of an elementary school classroom, it's true students are in college, learning developmental psychology research through the Cognition, Learning, and School Success (CLASS) lab run by Dr. Rajan.

  • Student-Athletes Help Feed Thousands of Families

    September 17, 2019

    Student-athletes from University of the Sciences joined students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM), Keystone College, Marywood University, Lackawanna College, and University of Scranton at GCSOM on September 5, 2019, creating a living case study centered on how food insecurity impacts community.

  • Alumni Relations Launches A Day in the Life: Alumni Speaker Series for Students

    September 16, 2019

    The Office of Alumni Relations launched its "A Day in the Life Series" - a new program featuring several roundtable discussions for students featuring USciences alumni across different sectors of health, science, and business.

  • In Italy, USciences Students Experience a Foreign Healthcare System

    September 16, 2019

    USciences Staff and students visited Italy for this summer's program entitled "The Business of International Healthcare and Its Effects on Patient Access," where they learned about comparative healthcare between Italy and the United States.

  • Over 80 Diverse Groups Represented at Student Organization Fair

    September 03, 2019

    More than 80 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) set up shop on the quad for the annual Student Organization Fair on August 29, 2019.

  • Pharmacy Students Gain Career Advice During Speed Networking Event

    September 03, 2019

    Students entering their first professional year (P1) at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy had a chance to speed network with professionals working in the field on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 gaining career advice from eight pharmacists in just two hours.

  • USciences Students, Community Come Together to Help Paint Mural

    August 27, 2019

    With Mural Arts Philadelphia, USciences hosted a community paint day as part of welcome weekend for new students and members of the surrounding community to join together to help paint a mural that will go up on the Living & Learning Commons building.

  • USciences Welcomes 435 New Students to Campus

    August 27, 2019

    On Friday, August 23, 2019, 367 new students and their families arrived at USciences to move into various residence halls on campus.