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19 posts from June 2019


The Daily Pennsylvanian: Penn graduates earn less than New York state school alums, report claims

USciences was mentioned in a Daily Pennsylvanian article on Penn graduates making less than New York State school alumni. The article mentions USciences grads earn a higher median salary within 10 years of beginning school.

Pottstown Mercury and The Phoenix Reporter & Item: Ursinus, USciences sign affiliation agreement

The affiliation agreement between USciences and Ursinus College was covered online by multiple news organizations including the Pottstown Mercury and The Phoenix Reporter & Item.


CBS3: Four Day Physics Camp for Girls

The Physics Wonder Girls camp was previewed during the early morning newscast on CBS3. It was then featured on one of the evening newscastslater that same day. The four-day camp was started to encourage young girls to get involved in science.

Craft Brewing Business: The Hidden Beer Spoiler – Finding diastaticus with FPDM

Matthew Farber PhD, director of the Brewing Science Certificate Program and assistant professor of biology, co-hosted a webinar published for Craft Brewing Business. The webinar titled "THe Hidden Beer Spoiler -- Finding diastaticus with FPDM" is available to listen to online.


The Citizens' Voice: Catholic War Veterans honor two graduates

Matthew R. Stoodley, who will attend USciences in the fall, was honored by the Catholic War Veterans Post 1601 in Swoyersville, the Citizens’ Voice reported.


6abc: Pollution from refinery blasts and fire could irritate asthma, COPD sufferers

Julie Becker PhD, MPH, associate professor of health policy, was interviewed by 6abc for a story following the explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in June.


6abc: Pollution from refinery blasts and fire could irritate asthma, COPD sufferers

Julie Becker PhD, MPH, was interviewed by 6abc’s Alison Gorman for a story about the health risks associated with last week’s explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Philadelphia.


Inside Higher Ed: The Pulse: Future of Learning Platforms

The Pulse podcast this month features a panel discussion about the future of learning management platforms with Kenneth Chapman of D2L, Ryan McDonald of Blackboard, and Ben Moriarty of Strut Learning. As always it is hosted by USciences’ Rodney Murray.


Various Publications: Flesh-eating bacteria becoming more common in Delaware Bay due to climate change, study finds

Madeline King PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy and infectious diseases, co-authored a study on climate change possibly being linked to a rise in bacterial infections connected to the Delaware Bay. The study was covered by a number of media outlets; a full list can be found here.


Drug Topics Magazine: Daniel A Hussar, PhD, Dean emeritus and Remington Professor Emeritus at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences

Dan Hussar PhD, Dean Emeritus and Remington Professor Emeritus at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, was featured in a recent issue of Drug Topics Magazine for an article entitled “How to Stay Current: staying abreast of the pharmacy profession can be easier with the right tools.” Dr. Hussar was noted for his New Drug Composition Rating system and CE presentations. See more on page 37.