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9 posts from November 2019


WHYY: Pharmacist, know thyself: University of the Sciences discovers its own history

WHYY published an article on historian Greg Higby's visit to the USciences. During his visit, Higby did research into the history of pharmacy and gave a speech on the topic.


Philadelphia Tribune: Family and Oprah drive this first-time Philadelphia marathoner

Lisa Davis, mother of USciences student Lauren Davis, ran the Philadelphia Marathon this weekend. Lisa wanted to complete the marathon because while her daughter, who is set to graduate in the spring, was still living in Philadelphia. the Philadelphia Tribune reported. Lauren and other members of the USciences women's softball team cheer for runners on the route each year.


Inside Higher Ed: The Pulse: Lee Johnson of Strut Learning

This month's episode of the Pulse Podcast, hosted by USciences' Rod Murray, features Lee Johnson, CEO of Strut Learning.

KYW Newsradio: Jackie Hartzell - Figured It Out Pretty Quick

USciences women's basketball coach, Jackie Hartzellspoke with KYW Newsradio about her career and her history of winning nearly three games out of every four.


West Philly Local: Sidewalk improvements coming to Clark Park thanks to $110K grant

The sidewalks around Clark Park are getting an upgrade thanks to a $110,000 award of state funds to USciences. The allocation was detailed in an article on WestPhillyLocal.com.


Anchor.fm: Finances - Fiona Bardhi Psych'16

A new episode of 43rd and Woodland, a podcast for young alumni and current students, has been released. In this episode, Sean Ahern PharmD'19 and Jared Hunter HumSci'16 speak with Fiona Bardhi Pysch'16 about finances. Bardhi was affected by the government shutdown and shares her personal thoughts on how to handle the stress of financial issues.


Philly Mag: No Matter How Many Plants You’ve Killed, You Can Keep This Store’s Terrariums Going

Holden Ohl's business, Pretty Green Terrariums, was covered in an article by PhillyMag. Ohl began the business after moving from a nature reserve in upstate New York to Philadelphia to attend USciences.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Democrats make history by winning control of Delaware County

Monica Taylor PhD, CSCS, EP-C, director of the Exercise Physiology Program and assistant professor, won a seat on the Delaware County Council. The history win was documented by numerous outlets including The Philadelphia Inquirer.


Various Publications: Historic vote, balance of power in Delco at stake in Tuesday's election

Monica Taylor PhD, CSCS, EP-C, director of the Exercise Physiology Program and assistant professor, is running for Delaware County Council. Politics PA Daily TimesDelco News Network County Press and The Phoenix previewed the race happening November 5.