This semester I had the opportunity to take an interprofessional education course at the University of Pennsylvania. The course was titled Pain Science and Practice, which focused on different therapeutic aspects to manage various types of pain patients experience. This course included nursing students from University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing, dental students from University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine and pharmacy students from USciences. The course was a mixture of lectures, and interdisciplinary group presentations. For my evidence based group project, I was paired with a nurse anesthetist. It was so interesting to hear about her background and...
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The USciences Softball team recently hosted our second annual Alumni Game during Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18.
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Students and alumni at University of the Sciences recently had the opportunity to engage with each other during the USciences iLead Leadership Series' second annual Alumni Dinner on Friday, Oct. 10.
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Members of University of the Sciences men’s golf team and Kappa Epsilon fraternity gathered to support The Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association’s free golf clinic at the Overbrook School for the Blind on Oct. 11. Each year, alumnus Norman Kritz P’51 co-hosts this event for blind or visually impaired girls and boys ages 5-21. “Many of these kids have never participated in sports,” said Kritz, a clinic coordinator. “This affords them an opportunity to get out, play and learn a sport that they can play for the rest of their lives. It also allows their parents a chance to see...
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University of the Sciences encourages parents, families, friends and alumni to attend Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18, to help celebrate the 2014-15 academic school year.
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This blog post was written by Priya Panchal PharmD'16. She is a peer mentor for the Student Excellence and Professional Preparation (StEPP) program at USciences.
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The fourth annual USciences’ Got Talent is set for Thursday, Oct. 9, from 7-10 p.m., in the Athletic/Recreation Center’s (ARC) gym. This event will give USciences students a chance to show their friends and classmates their talents for the chance to win one of three cash prizes, while also raising money for a worthy cause.
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Hundreds of recent high school graduates spent the past week immersed in an overnight orientation experience that offered a real taste of college life at University of the Sciences.
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The Greek community at University of the Sciences recently held its first Greek Week Team Competition: The Legend of Extraordinary Greeks, hosted by the Inter-Greek Council and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
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Being creative is an interesting experience. I believe that all people are creative, but some have had it suppressed to the point they can no longer access it. In some respects, they are lucky. When they read a question on an exam they can focus on finding an answer. I, on the other hand, will sometimes be distracted by an idea for a short story the problem inspired. Don't get me wrong, creativity is fun, but sadly society doesn't pay fun. So, since that wasn't my only passion, I decided to go to school for the passion with a bigger...
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