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06/02/2015

Deptford’s Dr. Bela Peethambaran Receives USciences’ 2015 Lindback Foundation Award

The honor was presented at the University’s 194th Commencement Ceremony on May 20, 2015. Read more: Deptford’s Dr. Bela Peethambaran Receives USciences’ 2015 Lindback Foundation Award

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Winter Academic All-Area Teams

Brianne Traub PharmD'17 and Garret Kerr DPT’17 were named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Winter Academic All-Area Teams while Kerr also was named Performer of the Year

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05/27/2015

NBC 10: Alumna Shay McCray Talks Fight Against MS

Watch Alumna Shay McCray DPT'12 who was interviewed on NBC 10 today about her battle against MS and her fundraising for the MS Society through the MS Muck Fest. Read more at: bit.ly/mccraymuckfest

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What's in store for Philly Beer Week 2015: Yards/USciences Homebrew Analysis Event

The USciences and beer scientists from Yards, Victory, and Dogfish Head will be at stations to give you data on your homebrew including SRM, pH, package CO2, turbidity, and total polyphenols. Read more: What's in store for Philly Beer Week 2015: Yards/USciences Homebrew Analysis Event

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05/25/2015

India West: Hindu Vegetarian Hetal Vasavada Competes on Fox's 'Master Chef' Season 6

Alumna Hetal Vasavada, 28, won herself an apron to join the “Master Chef” kitchen on the Season 6 premiere May 20, becoming the first Hindu vegetarian chef on the show. Her desire to cook really took off when she went to college at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia—where most of the students were Indian and longed for good, home-cooked meals. Read more: India West: Hindu Vegetarian Hetal Vasavada Competes on Fox's 'Master Chef' Season 6 MasterChef Cast Update: The First-Ever Vegetarian Chef - The Indian Express reported that Hetal Vasavada, a 28-year-old Indian-American, is one interesting chef. Her expertise...

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05/23/2015

USA Today College: Philadelphia colleges consider implementing 'yes means yes' sexual consent policy

On May 8, representatives from local Philadelphia universities and City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown collaborated in a hearing to discuss the “yes means yes” policy concerning sexual assault. The event brought testimonies from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, University of the Sciences, Women’s Way, Holy Family University, the Women’s Law Project and PathWays PA concerning. Read more: USA Today College: Philadelphia colleges consider implementing 'yes means yes' sexual consent policy

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05/21/2015

WHYY: High school team from Phoenixville to represent USA at World Physics Cup

The main part of the tournament is "physics fights," where teams discuss and debate their work before a panel of expert judges. Students and faculty from University of the Sciences are hosting practice skirmishes to help the high schoolers with their presentation and defense skills. Read: WHYY: High school team from Phoenixville to represent USA at World Physics Cup

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05/18/2015

USciences Beer Expert to Discuss Gluten-Free Brewing Options on Tuesday

For many beer connoisseurs, Philly Beer Week is not a pleasure but a source of pain. The culprit is oftentimes gluten—a protein found in grains such as rye, spelt, and barley, said Matthew Farber, PhD, a brewing science expert at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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05/14/2015

OT Students Complete Children's Book on Sensory Processing Disorders

Occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences teamed up to write a children’s book aimed to help elementary-aged children grasp a better understanding of the challenges experienced by their classmates with sensory processing disorders.

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05/11/2015

USciences Women's Hoop Star Lands Job as a Grad Assistant Coach at USM

After setting a NCAA Division II record in assist-to-turnover ratio for the University of the Sciences' women's basketball team, Kaitlyn Schmid Psy'15 just landed a job as a graduate assistant coach at Southern Mississippi.

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