Research by Dr. Paul Halpern and his former student Nick Tomasello Phys'16 was published in the journal for Advances in Astrophysics showing new calculations that prove the observable universe is actually smaller than previously thought. The news of the perceived shrinking universe has been picked up in several publications after...
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USciences grad Stephen Castello was named a Victory Scholar. The award provides him the opportunity to participate in a year-long mentorship program with young people in Northern Ireland. Castello will be teaching students about basketball and helping them to build a global perspective and lifelong friendships. The award was covered...
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USciences Move-In Day was part of the coverage on 6ABC regarding new student move-ins around the region. Watch the video clip here.
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Dr. Paul Katz was named in Inside Higher Ed's list of newly named university presidents and provosts nationwide.
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6ABC aired a story about the welcome event USciences hosted to usher in the tenure of Dr. Paul Katz, the university's 25th president. See the full coverage here.
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Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department, spoke to KYW Newsradio about her tips for keeping kids active even in the peak of summer's heat and humidity. The story aired 16 times over the weekend. Listen here.
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WHYY produced a news feature on USciences' Camp Discovery, a camp for women with cancer created by Dr. Colleen Maher, an assistant professor in our occupational therapy department. Listen as the women share in their own words how the camp has made a difference for them.
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Assistant Professor Dr. Zachary Klase was quoted in an article in The News Journal regarding the push for screening of blood donations for Zika Virus amid the ongoing spread of the virus. From the article: However, decoding the similarities can prove difficult for antibody tests, Klase said, since it is...
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Dr. Paul Halpern writes about Philadelphia's scientific legacy in an opinion piece published in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Halpern comments that the depth and importance of Philadelphia's place in the scientific landscape is often overlooked and unrecognized. Read the full article here.
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Several news outlets covered the approval from the Civic Design Review board of USciences new 44,340-square-foot residence hall. Check out the articles from Curbed Philly, Newsworks/PlanPhilly, and Bisnow.
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