Alumni Focus

Finding Kindred Business Spirits in Other Alumni

By April Hall Liliam Spieker PharmD’05 and Anthony Esgro PharmD’04 Choosing a business partner is an important step. Once together, the relationship can be more difficult to get out of than a marriage, so it had better work. Usually people look for someone who is like-minded but who brings a...

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The Way of the Wetherills

By Tiffany Lee PharmD’16 A new name for an old walkway reflects the rich history the Wetherill family has offered USciences since its founding. Wetherill Way, located between 42nd and 43rd Streets, provides an easy and direct route for students across Woodland Ave. A new traffic light at the crossing...

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USciences Trivia

How Well Do You Know Your Alma Mater? 1. University of the Sciences’ founding college, the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP), was established in 1821. Can you guess the cost of a PCP education in the 1820s? A) $5 first course; $4 additional courses; $2 matriculation fee B) $12 first...

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Legacy

Members of the Kleckner Legacy family visited the J. W. England Library on October 25, 2012, to donate a family formulary book. RACHEL PENNER (right) and her 98-year-old mother FLORENCE KATZ BAC’36 (center) along with Rachel’s husband David Penner, spent time in the library’s archives. Rachel’s father (Florence’s husband) is...

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The Passing of a Mentor, Friend, and Benefactor

I recently received word that Abraham “Abe” Glasser, a former member of the board of trustees and noted benefactor to the University, passed away in October while living in Florida. Abe and his surviving wife Gloria, a USciences honorary degree recipient in her own right, have had a long history...

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