While concussions are most commonly associated with sports-related injuries, associate professor Anthony Acquavella, MD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, says prevention and awareness begins by recognizing that these brain injuries can also result from slips and falls, playground injuries, and car accidents. Read More: http://ucreview.com/getting-your-bell-rung-is-no-music-to-the-ears-says-usciences-doctor-p4605-1.htm
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Carrie Collins, vice president of institutional advancement, was named as one of the top 40 under 40 professionals in Philadelphia. More than 220 professionals were nominated for the publication’s top 40 positions (Carrie is listed on page 9). Read More: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/gallery/8481?r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bizjournals.com%2Fphiladelphia%2Fnews%2F2014%2F03%2F10%2F40-under-40-celebrates-the-best-young-business.html
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High school students and their parents from throughout the Philadelphia region are being urged to show up this weekend at a pre-college conference being hosted by University of the Sciences. Mary Kate McGinty, director of government and community affairs, was interviewed. Read More: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/03/06/university-of-the-sciences-hosts-pre-college-conference-for-high-school-students/
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Alumnus Jeff Hrkach C'87 was appointed Chief Technology Officer of BIND Therapeutics. Read More: http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/03/03/5733566/bind-therapeutics-promotes-key.html#storylink=cpy
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University of the Sciences, led by its first female president, Dr. Helen Giles-Gee, will host the “Step Into College: Philadelphia’s Pre-College Conference,” a free, two-day event for local high school students and their parents this weekend. Read More: http://www.phillytrib.com/newsarticles/councilwoman-helps-high-schoolers-navigate-admissions-process.html
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Former Rowan University men’s basketball player Terrence Stewart and his coach Dr. John Giannini will be inducted into the Philadelphia Area Small College Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. at the University of the Sciences. Read More: http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20140303/SPORTS/303030024/College-notes-Rowan-s-Stewart-Giannini-enter-Small-Hall-
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In a rare honour, University of the Sciences (USciences), Philadelphia, the US, has conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Science to Panjab University (PU) emeritus professor Harkishan Singh. Read More: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/US-university-honours-PU-professor/articleshow/31245139.cms
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Rondalyn Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, is an assistant professor and interim program director of the doctoral program at University of the Sciences, and also works with children who are affected by ASD. Read More: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1766074#ixzz2v1eX498v
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Assumption College, in Worcester, Mass., laid off 15 employees this week in a cost-cutting effort that will save $1-million. The cuts include administrators and faculty and staff members. Read More: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/jp/assumption-college-lays-off-15-to-cut-costs
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