12/01/2016

Bucks County Courier Times: State grants will fund sexual assault prevention programs

University of the Sciences was among 36 institutions to receive grant funding as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s Its on Us PA campaign, which aims to raise awareness, prevention and reporting of sexual violence at schools, colleges and universities, the Bucks County Courier Times reported. "Sexual assault has a corrosive...

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11/29/2016

MercerSpace: West Trenton Pharmacy specializes in personal and professional service

West Trenton Pharmacy owner Joe Schoen with employees Amanda Arlt, left, and Wendy Bausch.(Photo from Mercerspace) Opened in 1958, West Trenton Pharmacy on Bear Tavern Road is a classic neighborhood pharmacy. Pharmacist Joe Schoen, a graduate of USciences, and his staff offer personal and professional service to their customer. Schoen...

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Staten Island Advance: Pharmacists react to Narcan backlash: They're 'on the front line'

Mayank Parikh PharmD’13 was interviewed by the Staten Island Advance about how he and other pharmacists are fighting back against a Narcan backlash. "Pharmacists are on the front line," said Parikh, owner and operator of Super Health Pharmacy, Tottenville, noting that pharmacies all over the country are taking this initiative....

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11/28/2016

KYW Newsradio: Hot Start For USciences Women’s Hoops

KYW Newsradio highlighted the 6-0 start to the 2016-17 USciences women’s basketball season. The radio station interviewed Coach Jackie Hartzell about the leadership she says has been leading the way to victory on the court. “It’s definitely been a good test for our team to kind of see where we’re...

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11/21/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: ADHD in women: A lifetime of frustration, its cause easily missed

Karin Richards, chair of the department of kinesiology at USciences, is featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about women with ADHD. Richards was pursuing her doctorate when she was diagnosed with ADHD and said she tries to talk to her students about being more open about their ADHD and take...

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11/17/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: More jobs, more real estate development in University City, report

University City District names five significant “economy-altering bets” that will forever change University City and have repercussions for the region in its 2017 Annual Report. The bests include investments and new development by USciences, which will build a new mixed-use residence hall on campus, and other UCD partners, Philadelphia Business...

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11/16/2016

Scranton Times Tribune: Antibiotic crisis is a war you can fight

USciences Grad Dr. Gretchen Welby penned a column for the Scranton Times-Tribune about antibiotic resistance. "Patients and providers must take equal responsibility," Dr. Welby wrote. "When we get sick, we often feel we need an antibiotic right away. In fact, patients often demand them. Is this the correct approach to...

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Al-Fanar Media: Muslim Students Apprehensive About Post-Election America

USciences student Zoha Ahmad was interviewed in Al-Fanar Media, a bilingual publication covering Arab higher education, about the feelings of Muslim students and students from Arab countries on campus. Ahmad, who was born in the U.S. to parents who immigrated from India, said while there is a “strong sense of...

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Newsworks: As anti-Muslim attacks skyrocket, interfaith leaders demand denunciation from Trump

Newsworks spoke to many Muslims from the Philadelphia region regarding their experiences since Donald Trump won the presidential election this month. The article detailed many ways that representatives from the Muslim faith are joining with leaders from other faith groups to show faith and understanding, including how a group of...

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Urban Village Brewing Company on way to Northern Liberties

University of the Sciences' Brewing Science student Dave Goldman will open a new brewpub in Northern Liberties called Urban Village Brewing Company, Philly.com’s The Insider reported. Specialty will be small batches of hoppy beers that he wants to sell fresh and rotate out (three or four a week), though he...

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