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Student News and Profiles
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.
Physical Therapy Students Trade White Coats for Wetsuits at Adaptive Surfing Event
August 20, 2019
As a way to show other physical therapy students a fun opportunity to interact with patients outside of the clinic, Christopher Grimes DPT'21 invited his classmates to volunteer at Life Rolls On's They Will Surf Again event as part of the 2019 Get On Board Tour.
OT Student Explores Research Opportunities at Summer Institute
August 12, 2019
Nancy Greene MS'16 (Health Psychology), DrOT'20 participated in the American Occupational Therapy Association's Summer Institute for Future Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina where she learned about research opportunities and built a network of peers.
Future Devils Bond at Summer Orientation Sessions
July 30, 2019
Hundreds of incoming USciences students bonded over three separate orientation sessions ahead of the upcoming fall semester.
Decoding Substance Use Disorder: Students Shift Perspective During "Life Changing" Conference
July 25, 2019
Described as "by far one of the best decisions I've made in college" by one student, attending the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Institute on Substance Use Disorders in Salt Lake City, Utah has been an annual experience for students of George Downs PharmD'72 for 31 years.
USciences Student Explores Medical Field Through Competitive CHOP Internship
July 24, 2019
Cindy Hong Neuro'21 wrote a guest blog detailing her experiences at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP), a competitive 10-week summer internship.
USciences Graduate Named Chair of Occupational Therapy Department
July 23, 2019
After a year of serving as interim chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, Wendy Walsh MOT’00, PhD’18 (health policy), MOT, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy, has been named permanently to the position.
Honors Students Explore "Flaneur" During Trip to France, Netherlands
July 22, 2019
USciences Honors Program traveled with 21 students and three faculty to Amsterdam, Netherlands; Paris, France; and Normandy, France from May 7 to 16, 2019 to explore the theme of the flâneur.