05/10/2016

Al Dia: Oh's campaign to end drug epidemic continues

Councilman David Oh’s community meetings around different parts of the city regarding the heroin and opioid crisis included one at USciences. Oh will use the input from the public to develop a strategy at City Hall to fight the drug crisis. Read more from Al Dia: http://aldianews.com/articles/local/philadelphia/ohs-campaign-end-drug-epidemic-continues/43243

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05/09/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: People on the Move

Michael Janes, who was recently named director of Human Resources at USciences, was listed in the People on the Move. Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/potmsearch/detail/submission/5839282/Michael_Janes?l=&time=&ind=&type=&ro=8 And more about Michael: http://www.usciences.edu/newsevents/newsdetails.aspx?Channel=%2fChannels%2fAdmissions%2fAdmissions+Content&WorkflowItemID=101b6623-089c-4646-862f-305943628db2

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05/08/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Hepatitis B: The 'silent' treat that's demanding attention

Hepatitis B is widespread in Asian and sub-Saharan African countries, including South Korea and many immigrants have brought it with them to the United States, leading to a need for increased awareness in the health community. USciences’ Amy Jessop said often there is not a focus addressing the virus. “It’s...

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05/06/2016

NBC10: Community meeting about opioid abuse hosted at USciences

Philadelphia Councilman David Oh hosted a community meeting at University of the Sciences Thursday night to hear feedback from residents about opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic. Watch the video: http://mms.tveyes.com/MediaCenterPlayer.aspx?u=aHR0cDovL21lZGlhY2VudGVyLnR2ZXllcy5jb20vZG93bmxvYWRnYXRld2F5LmFzcHg%2FVXNlcklEPTI0NjE1MSZNRElEPTYxMzg2NTYmTURTZWVkPTU5NDkmVHlwZT1NZWRpYQ%3D%3D or here: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/David-Oh-Heroin-Addiction_Philadelphia-378383221.html

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05/03/2016

West Philly Local: Councilman to host West Philly community meeting on heroin, opioid crisis

Philadelphia Councilman David Oh will visit West Philadelphia Thursday, May 5 to host a community meeting on heroin and opioid crisis in the city. The meeting, chaired by Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, will take place at the University of the Sciences in the Pharm Tox Building, Room 140, 636 S. 42nd...

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05/02/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Don't forget simple joys of the unplugged world

Paul Halpern pens an opinion piece about the connectivity of modern technology and the pleasures gained when communicating in person. Read the full piece here: http://articles.philly.com/2016-05-02/news/72751850_1_bike-ride-online-games-pleasures#OmgwbM52afJ05RDI.99

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Newsworks: Roxborough's annual toad detour

Linda, 24, is a recent University of the Sciences graduate bound for medical school in the fall. No stranger to volunteering on her path to med school, she thought she'd give the detour a try. Read the full story: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/nw-philadelphia/93296-roxboroughs-annual-toad-detour-has-arrived-photos

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05/01/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Commencement speakers in the area

As thousands of students across the region prepare to graduate, The Inquirer surveyed colleges about their plans. USciences made the list with Honorary Degree recipient Marvin Samson. Read more here: http://www.philly.com/philly/education/Commencement_speakers_2016.html

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04/29/2016

Chronicle.com: Appointments (4/29/2016)

David Forde Jr., chief operating officer at Engagement Studios, to director of community and government affairs at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Nancy Mansfield, development officer at New Jersey Audubon Society, to director of university development at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Read more: http://chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/236199

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04/28/2016

Lebanon Daily News: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy grad Luther Harpel remembered as prolific photographer

Harpel was one of the area's foremost photographers of the late 19th to mid-20th century. Harpel was first a pharmacist, graduating from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1890 before working as a pharmacist at Lemberger’s Drug Store in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Read the story here: http://www.ldnews.com/story/news/local/2016/04/28/county-currents-luther-harpel-areas-foremost-photographer/83587312/

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