05/04/2018

6ABC and NBC 10: Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, USciences Partner to Offer Scholarships to Philly Students

University of the Sciences and the Goals and Assists Foundation, a partnership between the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Program and the Give Back Foundation, announced a partnership yesterday with an event on campus. Thanks to a $500,000 grant from Goals and Assists, USciences will give qualified students who complete the...

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6ABC: Do pre-workout drinks really give you a boost?

To find out what is really inside pre-workout drinks, 6ABC brought samples to herbal medicine expert Ara DerMarderosian, PhD, at the USciences. DerMarderosian said most of the ingredients fall into three categories: caffeine or another stimulant, an amino acid, or a vitamin. And although there is nothing wrong with that,...

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05/03/2018

Flatland: Dubious Claims Brewing Now Open In Excelsior Springs

USciences Brewing Science Graduate Taran Winnie has been named head brewer at Dubious Claims Brewing Company in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Winnie, originally from Missouri, aims to honor each beer style well offering styles like a Kolsh, blueberry wheat and IPA as his first beers on tap.

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Radiations Magazine: In Franklin’s Footsteps: Exploring the History of Physics in Philadelphia

Paul Halpern PhD, wrote a feature about Philadelphia’s place in the history of physics for Sigma Pi Sigma’s Radiations Magazine entitled “In Franklin’s Footsteps: Exploring the History of Physics in Philadelphia.”

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NBC 10: College Crunch: Some Colleges Cutting Tuition

As part of a series about college, NBC 10 featured LaSalle University and USciences as some of a handful of colleges in the area who have lowered tuition, bucking the trend of increasing college costs.

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05/01/2018

Seattle Trademark History: The “Gargeline” Shootout at Pioneer Square

An article about Seattle, Wa.’s beginnings as a pioneer town focuses on the influence of George Omar Guy, who attended Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in the 1870s before opening a flagship drug store ‘G.O. Guy’s’ in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. The legend is that Guy supposedly invented the ice cream soda...

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Philly Tribune: Delco College, USciences sign admission partnership

University of the Sciences (USciences) in Philadelphia and Delaware County Community College signed a program-to-program and guaranteed admission agreement enabling the college’s associate-degree graduates to earn a Bachelor of Science degree at the University. (The Philly Tribune)

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04/30/2018

Delaware Valley Science Fair Winners Honored at USciences Breakfast

University of the Sciences welcomed winners from the Delaware Valley Science Fair to a breakfast in their honor on Friday, April 27, 2018. Faculty and staff met the students and discussed their projects and their research interests. The event was covered by CBS Philly and Fox 29 in the 5...

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WRVO: College group works to combat addiction on campus through peer support

Bob Lamb HS’13, a graduate student in the Master of Public Health program at Temple University in Philadelphia and founder of the Temple Collegiate Recovery Program, a student group dedicated to fostering a community of peers in recovery, was featured in a story on WRVO, a public radio station in...

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The News: One for the inquisitive

The News, a dissenting news blog from Pakistan, reviewed Paul Halpern PhD’s latest book: “Dr. Paul Halpern has a rare gift, the gift of weaving fact with fictional description to perfection. He has the skill of a writer and the knowledge of a scientist”

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