16 posts categorized "Chemistry"

07/13/2017

USciences was named as one of the five best colleges for chemistry in PA

University of the Sciences chemistry program was named in the top five programs in Pennsylvania, according to a new list from Zippia.

The career website, which aims to help individuals discover new career paths and match candidates with positions, examined 14 institutions of higher education in the state to determine those that offer the best career opportunities for students majoring in Chemistry.

01/27/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: Law firm starts initiative to support emerging tech, life sciences clients

Philadelphia biotech company LytPhage, a partnership between Temple University, University of the Sciences and Janssen Pharmaceuticals that creates antimicrobial products that harness genetically-modified bacterial viruses (bacteriophage/phage) for the treatment of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, will be one of three companies participating.

Read more at Philly Business Journal: Law firm starts initiative to support emerging tech, life sciences clients

10/29/2015

Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data

Colleges with the highest medium-term value-added for federal aid recipients are often focused on training for high-paying careers in technical subjects. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia trains many students for careers as pharmacists, among other health-related occupations.

Read more at Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data

10/09/2015

Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

The first college in the country to teach pharmacy produces higher earners than the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school in the same state. University of the Sciences (USciences) not only beat the University of Pennsylvania on average salary among alumni after 10 years, but also produced the highest earners than any other school in the state, including other prestigious colleges such as Villanova University, Carnegie Mellon University, Bucknell University, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College. 

Read more: Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

09/23/2015

Philadelphia Inquirer: University of the Sciences receives $3.8 million gift

University of the Sciences this week received a $3.8 million gift from the trust of the late Robert D. Spiers, an alumnus who graduated in 1936 and received an honorary degree in 1998.

Read more: Philly Inquirer: University of the Sciences receives $3.8 million gift

03/03/2015

Forbes.com: Study Suggests Chemical 'Emulsifiers' In Food Are Disrupting Gut Microbes And Making Us Fat

"I ran the study by a friend who works as a chemist at the University of the Sciences (Dr. Fred Schaefer). He said not all emulsifiers have detergent-like properties. And the effects on our guts may be different when these products are mixed with food than when they are fed in a solution."

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02/12/2014

Channel 6 Action News: Ideas for rock salt, ice melt alternatives

Chemistry profs Drs. Ara DerMarderosian and Fred Schaefer discussed alternatives to melting ice. 

Read More: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/consumer&id=9429677

11/04/2013

Thedailyjournal.com: Pittsgrove woman fights multiple sclerosis with 100-mile bike ride

In 2006, Rosemary Sieber was a sophomore at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. A math and chemistry major, she went to bed anticipating the next day’s physics exam.

Read more: http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20131104/LIFESTYLE/311040013/Pittsgrove-woman-fights-multiple-sclerosis-100-mile-bike-ride

01/29/2013

Inquirer: Turning agriculture into oil - bio oil, that is

The Agricultural Research Service team is working with more than a dozen academic and private-sector partners on the project, including the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Villanova University, the University of the Sciences, and Swarthmore College. USciences Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Dr. Nathan West is a co-investigator on a grant awarded for this work.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/188776011.html

09/08/2012

Beyond the Buzz: Why Bees Matter

Fred Schaeffer will discuss the much anticipated results of his chemical analysis of the honeys of Philadelphia on Sept. 8.

Read more: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/roxboroughs-events/icalrepeat.detail/2012/09/08/5274/29/beyond-the-buzz-why-bees-matter