For three generations, Boyd’s Pharmacy has been dispensing pills and reassurance to area residents and their families. Pharmaceutical training is more extensive today even than it was when L. Clark Boyd was in school. According to Joseph Montalto, one of three pharmacists on the staff, the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy...
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The synthetic drugs being invented, refined, and produced today - and often shipped in from China - would have blown Timothy Leary’s mind. Who knows what they’re doing to the brains of users. As Hamilton Morris, the son of filmmaker Errol and a Williamsburg-based journeyman drug historian, as well as...
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On April 26, WestPhillyLocal.com told readers to head to the USciences campus for an evening of guided, on-campus stargazing that was part of the Philadelphia Science Festival. Read more: http://www.westphillylocal.com/2013/04/26/get-your-science-on-stargazing-tat-woodlands-usp-and-science-festival-at-clark-park/
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An Inside HigherEd list of university leaders on the move includes Heidi M. Anderson, who will join USciences on July 1, 2013 as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Read more: http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/04/30/new-presidents-provosts-columbia-chicago-mcdaniel-nccu-southern-miss-southwestern-uc&ct=ga&cad=CAcQARgBIAAoATAAOABA8tz9iwVIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&cd=BaoTECf_daA&usg=AFQjCNHXbZ6u2Ak8PMOrtb8gEt14e0zf4w
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George J. Malmberg, P’72, RPh, FACA, FACVP, who co-founded Wedgewood Pharmacy with his wife, USciences Trustee Lucy Malmberg, P’72, RPh, FACA, FACVP, passed away April 22 following a brief illness. He was 64. Philadelphia Business Journal coverage of the story is available here. For information about services, please visit http://www.wedgewoodpharmacy.com/wn/george-malmberg....
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Footage of the April 19 Inauguration of USciences President Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, aired during Channel 6 Actions News Friday programming. The Action News anchor noted U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah and Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell were among public officials on-hand for the ceremony. Watch: http://www.iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/default.aspx?ClipID=e64b99ee-aed1-49d8-8ac7-0c0e8e306bfe&PN=bt9sZFac%2bKA%3d UC Review Covers Inauguration: Students,...
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A Channel 6 Actions News story about this week’s fertilizer plant explosion in Texas featured Professor Ara H. Der Marderosian, who offered insight on the explosive nature of fertilizer and constituent materials. Watch: http://www.iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/default.aspx?ClipID=d0849d91-45bb-468f-8600-e73a665849e1&PN=knAdm5ZmNA9ignlucXtDRA%3d%3d
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The University of the Sciences is utilizing Avaya’s Virtual Services Platform 9000Â core switches and Ethernet Routing Switches 5000 Series products, the company said Monday. Read more: http://blog.executivebiz.com/2013/04/avaya-implements-universitys-ethernet-tech-for-mobile-devices/
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University of the Sciences announced its participation in a new national initiative called the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact. USciences President Dr. Helen Giles-Gee has signed the Compact which was developed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and by employers working with AAC&U. Read more: http://www.newswise.com/articles/usciences-joins-leap-employer-educator-compact
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Front Page story: When she arrived at the University of the Sciences, Helen F. Giles-Gee was impressed with the beautiful oil paintings in the president's office, which she was about to occupy. But something struck her: "There was no painting of a woman. So I asked: Is there someone distinctive...
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