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02/09/2016

USciences' Physics Program Receives 2 American Institute of Physics Awards

The University of the Sciences chapter of Society of Physics Students (SPS) has received two national awards from the American Institute of Physics—the 2015-16 Marsh White Award and the Future Faces of Physics Award.

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02/03/2016

2016 Malis Lecture: 'The Healing Process: What is Therapeutic in Psychotherapy?'

Join the Humanities Department for the 2016 Bernard J. Malis Memorial Lecture entitled, “The Healing Process: What is Therapeutic in Psychotherapy?” on Tuesday, April 5, from 4 to 5 p.m., in the McNeil Science and Technology Center at University of the Sciences.

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01/19/2016

Alumna’s Book Aims to Help Young Children Understand the Hurt of Bullying

Recent pharmacy graduate Courtney Montepara PharmD’15 has a passion for helping others lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Rather than follow a traditional career path after graduating from University of the Sciences last spring, the newly-minted healthcare provider took a stance against bullying and published her first children’s book, “Sam the Porcupine and His Quills of Courage.”

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01/11/2016

New course offering to immerse students in ‘Modern Vaccinology’

Happy New Year! This spring, I am excited to launch a new course in the Department of Biological Sciences that will immerse USciences students in modern vaccinology. Students enrolled in BS415: Modern Issues in Vaccinology will have the opportunity to actively engage the public and their colleagues in scientific discussions regarding vaccines and immunization programs. Before I get into details about this new course, I want to take a moment to briefly introduce myself. My name is Stacey Gorski, PhD, and I am an assistant professor of biological sciences here at USciences. I am also an alumna of this University...

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12/24/2015

Biomedical Writing Grad Student Publishes Survey Results

Rowan Valenzuela BW'16 is a regulatory medical writer for a contract research organization based in New Jersey. He is currently a graduate student in the Biomedical Writing program at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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12/18/2015

USciences Legacy Runs Deep in PCP Student’s Family

Lauren Kaminski PharmD’21 said her choice to attend University of the Sciences was a no-brainer. After all, she said her family is living proof of the value of a USciences education and plans to follow in their footsteps.

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12/15/2015

New Biology Program 'Off to a Great Start' at USciences

More than a dozen first-year students in the Department of Biological Sciences at USciences have spent the past semester developing research skills in Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s prestigious Science Education Alliance: Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science Program (SEA-PHAGES).

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12/14/2015

Grad Students Provide In-Depth Coverage from AES Annual Meeting

Two graduate students in the master of biomedical writing program at University of the Sciences provided in-depth coverage from the American Epilepsy Society's 69th Annual Meeting, held Dec. 4-8, in Philadelphia.

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12/09/2015

PCP Placed Their 'Best Bets' at PPA Annual Conference

Students, faculty and alumni of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy united for the annual Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) Conference, held Oct. 1-4, 2015, in Harrisburg.

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12/01/2015

Pharmacy Alumnus is Now His Own Boss

After 15 years of working in pharmacies, pharmacy alumnus Rene Rodriguez PharmD'08 is now his own boss.

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