As part of an ongoing commitment to Philadelphia schools and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, University of the Sciences hosted its first Career Day for Middle School Students on May 9.
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University of the Sciences recently launched two open, online courses on iTunes to allow individuals to explore the interdisciplinary teaching styles of some of its professors.
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Seventeen-year-old Natalie Quindlen DrOT'18, a high school senior at Gloucester County Institute of Technology, is on the fast track to a doctor in occupational therapy degree at University of the Sciences.
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The University of the Sciences community gathered to support The Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association’s free golf clinic at the Overbrook School for the Blind on May 31.
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Nearly a dozen students, alumni, and staff of University of the Sciences braved mud-filled pits, trenches, and craters as they participated in the Philadelphia MuckFest MS 5K on May 31. The team, dubbed Muddy Bunch, collectively raised nearly $2,000 to support the event’s mission of supporting multiple sclerosis (MS) services and research.
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This personal essay was written by Ahmad Alsardary MOT'14 (left), who graduated from University of the Sciences on May 21, 2014. His father, Salar (right), is a mathematics professor at the University.
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A doctor of occupational therapy student at University of the Sciences was recently named one of more than 50 American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) scholarship recipients from across the United States.
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A unique combination of music and movement stirred not only the bodies, but the minds, of several children with sensory processing disorders, thanks to a dance class specifically hosted for them this spring by three occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences.
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A pair of pharmacy students from University of the Sciences put their skills to use as they performed free blood pressure screenings at the American Heart Associations' 17th annual Home Runs for Heart event on May 7-8.
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University of the Sciences athletes, Jay Andrews ESWM’14 and John McConville ESWM’16, teamed up off the field to investigate the implications flexibility imbalances wreak on shoulder and back injuries among eight pitchers on the USciences baseball team.
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