02/04/2016

WHYY: Pottstown pioneers a 'walking' school bus

Mary Mitsdarffer MPH'14, PhD'18, a graduate student at the University of the Sciences, is working to see if the walking bus makes a difference in the students' health and academic performance.

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01/30/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: Why Philadelphia is Ahead of the Curve

Women serve as the top executives and administrators at one-third of the area's hospitals and health systems, making the Philadelphia region well ahead of the national average. This story features Susan Cusack PhD'12, executive director of Mercy Catholic Medical Center—who earned her doctorate in health policy from University of the Sciences in 2012.

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01/29/2016

Philly Voice: Philadelphia residents unlikely to contract Zika virus

Zika's genomes are carried by RNA, which is far more susceptible to mutations than DNA, said Stacey Gorski, a biology professor at the University of the Sciences. It's possible Zika has evolved into a more potent virus, she said.

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NBC 10, 6ABC: USciences Expert Weighs In on Zika Virus

Biology professor Dr. Stacey Gorski was all about Zika virus on Friday, Jan. 29.

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6ABC: U.S. Healthcare Professionals Prepare For Zika Virus, But Say Don't Panic

Stacey Gorski is a biology professor at the University of the Sciences; she says the Zika virus has been around since the late 1940s, but up until now it was considered just a nuisance virus.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Hard times on campus: Economics behind merger of Phila. U. and Jefferson

University of the Sciences, which has been consistently profitable and this month announced the end of a possible merger with Salus University, has been filling all the seats in its new physician assistant program.

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01/27/2016

Pennsylvania Pharmacist: Sloan's Pharmacy: Giving Back to the Hometown Community

Sloan's Pharmacy owners Jake Sherk and Tim Zuch have worked in this pharmacy their entire lives. Jake was hired as a pharmacy technician at a young age and then went on to get his pharmacy degree at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Law firm starts initiative to support emerging tech, life sciences clients

Philadelphia biotech company LytPhage, a partnership between Temple University, University of the Sciences and Janssen Pharmaceuticals that creates antimicrobial products that harness genetically-modified bacterial viruses for the treatment of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, will be one of three companies participating.

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Main Line Today: The ABCs of Local Colleges

From tuition to enrollment to exam scores, a comprehensive guide to the region's schools, including University of the Sciences.

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01/25/2016

CBS Philly: Philadelphia Residents Dig Out After Record Snowstorm

From the streets to the sidewalk, University of the Sciences student Mahima Singh PhD'19 says more should have been done.

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