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15 posts from August 2019

08/29/2019

FOX56: Lehighton family shares tragic story to help save veterans

The family of Michael Wargo Bio'98 is spreading awareness on veteran suicides following his death in 2013. FOX56 covered their efforts in an article and on one of their newscasts.

Various Publications: Nick Karalis Named As New Chief Executive Officer At BioMatrix

Nick Karalis P'91 has been named the CEO of Biomatrix and will also serve on the company's Board of Directors. The news was widely covered by various publications, including FOX40 in Binghamton, New York.

08/28/2019

Philadelphia Inquirer: No more dingy church basements: This couple has created a beautiful, community yoga studio for people in recovery

Robert Ashford PhD'24 (health policy) and his wife have opened a community yoga studio for people in recovery. The Philadelphia Inquirer featured an article on the couple in The Upside, a segment about good news.

08/27/2019

The Express: Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: getting the drug to treat it

Dan Ventricelli MPH, PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy, was interviewed for The Express article "Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: getting the drug to treat it."

08/26/2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer: The addition of the Living and Learning Commons was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article listing what's new at college campuses in the area.

The addition of the Living and Learning Commons was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article listing what's new at college campuses in the area.

08/23/2019

Philadelphia Inquirer: Sojay Haze or Sour Tangie? Philly research seeks to find the best marijuana strain for pain.

USciences is partnering with regional marijuana retailers and an app called Releaf to research which strain of marijuana is the most effective for pain management. The partnership was covered in a Philadelphia Inquirer article.

08/22/2019

Philly Mag: Here’s What’s Missing From Philly’s Bustling Life Sciences Scene

USciences was mentioned in an article on PhillyMag.com titled "Here’s What’s Missing From Philly’s Bustling Life Sciences Scene" in reference to Robert McNeil P'1876 inventing Tylenol and Eli Lilly P'1907 creating Insulin and Prozac.

08/21/2019

Various Publications: USciences MBA Cannabis Industry Option

Following the WHYY article on USciences new MBA Program with a cannabis industry option, multiple publications wrote about the program including TheGrowthOpWITF, and PhillyVoice.

08/19/2019

The Press of Atlantic City: Waves of fun being a personal watercraft beach manager

Koy Connors BMS'20 was featured in a Press of Atlantic City article featuring his summer job as a beach manager for Beesley's Point Sea-Doo in Ocean City.

08/15/2019

International Business Times: Constellation Accepting Applications for 2019 Energy to Educate Grant Program

The Physics Girls Wonder Camp run by Roberto Ramos PhD, director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and associate professor of physics, was mentioned in a widely distributed press release about Constellation accepting applications for the 2019 Energy to Educate Program. The camp was a 2018 grant recipient.