04/22/2014

Penn stars in West Philly Science Showcase

It’s called University City for a reason: Penn’s academic neighbors include Drexel University, the University of the Sciences, the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the University City Science Center, and the Wistar Institute. Read more: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2014-04-24/latest-news/penn-stars-west-philly-science-showcase

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DelcoTimes.com: Taylor Community Foundation awards nearly $100,000 in scholarships

Taylor Community Foundation (TCF) will award almost $100,000 in college scholarships tonight at the Springhaven Club to fourteen high school seniors from the class of 2014. Two future USciences students (#9 and #12) are scholarship recipients. Read more: http://www.delcotimes.com/social-affairs/20140423/taylor-community-foundation-awards-nearly-100000-in-scholarships

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Philly.com: Philadelphia Science Festival events to make your chemicals react

Learn about local research initiatives at the West Philly Science Showcase, where experts from the University of Pennsylvania, University City Science Center, Monell Chemical Senses Center, The Wistar Institute, University of the Sciences, and Drexel University will discuss some projects on Tuesday, April 29, starting at 6 p.m. at World...

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04/18/2014

UCReview.com: Challenger Algernong Allen & incumbent St. Rep Jim Roebuck have lively conversation at Garden Court Candidates Night

Rep. Roebuck thinks the school district needs more partnerships between Drexel University and University of the Sciences. Read more: http://ucreview.com/challenger-algernong-allen-incumbent-st-rep-jim-roebuck-have-lively-conv-p4719-1.htm

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Daily Pennsylvanian: Response to 1990s crime shaped today's campus

In 1997, the University of Pennsylvania helped establish the University City District, partnering with local institutions such as Drexel University and the University of the Sciences, as well as private companies. Read more: http://www.thedp.com/article/2014/04/90s-high-crime-shaped-campus-today

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Signs of change at USciences

As a 22-year-old doctoral student in the occupational therapy program at University of the Sciences in West Philadelphia, Yang was intrigued when he noticed a friend from high school had posted a photo of a new icon developed to designate handicap accessible signs (PDF attached). Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/print-edition/2014/04/18/signs-of-change-at-usciences.html

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04/17/2014

JewishExponent.com: Health Check: Learn Your A-B1-B2's

The big problem is that most of us have inadequate diets that don’t supply all of the nutrients our bodies require. As Dr. Ara DerMarderosian, professor of pharmacognosy and medicinal chemistry at University of the Sciences, says: “If you have three square meals a day, you don’t need vitamins. But...

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04/16/2014

College Board Unveils Sample SAT Items

The testing giant provides an early glimpse of changes in the widely used admissions examination. Read more: http://chronicle.com/blogs/headcount/college-board-unveils-sample-sat-items/38179

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04/15/2014

How Not to Waste Millions in Purchasing

Institutions are hiring new managers whose specialty is buying in bulk. Their challenge? Departments accustomed to autonomy. Read more: http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-See-Big-Savings-in/145879/

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Williamstown wins behind D'Alessandro's two doubles

Clearview took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first as T.J. Dezzi, a University of the Sciences recruit, and Jared Datz rapped doubles. Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/high_school/20140415_Williamstown_wins_behind_D_Alessandro_s_two_doubles.html#4gZqLDyKvKOSG1G4.99

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