11 posts categorized "Psychology"

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

10/11/2015

Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

For the first time, this new U.S. Department of Education database ranks schools by graduates' salaries 10 years later, and links them to such factors as tuition costs, total debt, and graduation rates. The clear local winner was the University of the Sciences, with a median income of $82,203 after loan payments. Loan balances total a median $27,000.

Read more: Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

 

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

05/11/2015

Asbury Park Press: College Corner: Schmid goes out in style

After setting a Division II record in assist-to-turnover ratio for the University of the Sciences' women's basketball team, Kaitlyn Schmid Psy'15 just landed a job as a graduate assistant coach at Southern Mississippi.

Read: Asbury Park Press: College Corner: Schmid, DeScenza go out in style

04/14/2015

Philly.com: Obituary | Dr. Joseph V. Lambert

Dr. Joseph V. Lambert, age 76, of Flourtown, PA, died suddenly on April 11, 2015. At the time of his death, he was a well-respected Professor of Psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, a position he held for many years.

Read: Obituary | Dr. Joseph V. Lambert

02/19/2014

Philadelphia Center City Weekly Press: Eating Disorders don't affect women only

Despite the common misconception that eating disorders affect primarily young women, prevention and awareness toward these diseases starts by recognizing that they do not discriminate by gender or age, said C. Alix Timko, PhD, director of the graduate psychology and Eating Disorder Research programs.

Read More: http://weeklypress.com/eating-disorders-dont-affect-women-only-p4202-1.htm

10/01/2013

USAToday.com: 30 colleges receive mental health 'seal of approval'

The Jed Foundation, a national non-profit organization that advocates suicide prevention among college students, has listed USciences among the first 30 colleges to receive a 'seal of approval' for their respective mental health resources on campus.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/01/jed-campus-seal-of-approval/2897725/

01/20/2012

Paper examines psychosocial treatment for cancer pain

Dr. Amy Janke was a co-author on a paper published this week that examines psychosocial treatment for cancer pain (and suggests they have an effect).

http://www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/pb/26055
http://www.mdnews.com/news/hd/2012_04/hd_660747
http://www.gulfbend.org/poc/view_doc.php?type=news&id=143434&cn=81

08/22/2011

KYW 1060: Identifying Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Dr. Alix Timko talks to KYW 1060 about identifying eating disorders in adolescents. Listen here:

http://www.iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/default.aspx?ClipID=478e2385-3e20-4836-ad5b-0a316c7a973c&TE=Mz9Or3TpGUSrZ20de3DeH1g01K3JEsEs&PN=bt9sZFac+KA=

08/10/2011

Bulimia Hope: New Eating Disorder Study at USciences Offers Free Family Counseling

Read more: http://bulimiarecoveryhope.blogspot.com/2011/08/new-eating-disorder-study-at-usciences.html