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USciences to Host Science Olympiad 'Build It, Study It, Learn It' Day on Feb. 1

Philadelphia Urban Initiative is First in Pennsylvania. More than 40 High School and Middle School Students Will Have Fun with Hands-On STEM Projects
1/30/2014 10:00 AM EST

USciences OT Professors Release Book to Help Families of Children with Sensory Disorders Overcome Daily Routines


Striving to address the most common sensory issues children face, two occupational therapy professors at University of the Sciences recently released their book, "Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving...
12/12/2013 10:00 AM EST

USciences to Host Free Community Discussion on the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 16

In an effort to make the Affordable Care Act a shared and understood conversation among individuals in West Philadelphia, University of the Sciences will host a discussion regarding this complex law on Monday, Dec. 16, from 7-8 p.m., at the...
12/9/2013 2:00 PM EST

More than 200 Higher Ed Tech Gurus to Gather at USciences on Dec. 16

More than 200 technology gurus working in higher academia across the tri-state region will gather at University of the Sciences for the Northeast eLearning Consortium Fall 2013 UnConference on Dec. 16.
12/5/2013 1:00 PM EST

University of the Sciences and Cheyney University to Formalize an Articulation Agreement for Degree Programs

University of the Sciences and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania have formalized an articulation agreement that paves the way for qualified Cheyney undergraduates to seamlessly enter advanced degree programs at USciences.
11/25/2013 10:55 AM EST

University of the Sciences Announces Two Endowed Appointments


Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD, dean of the University’s Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, has been named the Wyeth Dean; and Marvin K. Schulte, PhD, chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, has been named the McNeil...
8/21/2013 10:00 AM EDT

USciences Researchers Seeking Hypersensitive Children for a Sound Therapy Study


A new study at University of the Sciences is recruiting children ages 5-12 with hypersensitivity, to participate in an upcoming 12-week blind study exploring the potential physiological and behavioral benefits of using sound therapy during overnight...
8/20/2013 10:35 AM EDT

University of the Sciences to Inaugurate Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as 22nd President on April 19


University of the Sciences will inaugurate Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as the University’s 22nd president on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 1 p.m. In honor of Dr. Giles-Gee’s inauguration, USciences has a week-long celebration planned from April 13-19,...
4/11/2013 2:00 PM EDT

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Getting 'Your Bell Rung' is No Music to the Ears, Says USciences Doc


While concussions are most commonly associated with sports-related injuries, associate professor Anthony Acquavella, MD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, says prevention and awareness begins by recognizing that these brain injuries...
3/10/2014 1:00 PM EDT

There is 'No Face to Eating Disorders,' Says USciences Psychology Prof


2/17/2014 9:30 AM EST

Bundling Up in Frigid Weather: A Challenge for Children with Sensory Issues, Says USciences OT Prof


2/4/2014 12:00 PM EST

Minor Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof


As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow...
1/23/2014 10:00 AM EST

Exercising While Sick Can Do More Harm than Good, Says USciences Prof


1/8/2014 2:00 PM EST

USciences Wellness Expert Says ‘Cold Weather Shouldn’t Derail Exercise Goals’


While the cold weather can discourage even the most motivated athletes, exercise science professor Heidi Freeman, PhD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia has compiled seasonal fitness tips to keep individuals fit, inspired, and warm...
12/16/2013 12:00 PM EST

USciences OT Expert Offers Holiday Travel Tips for Families of Children with Sensory Processing Disorders


Varleisha Gibbs OTD, OTR/L, director of doctoral projects and assistant professor of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said attempting to coordinate a child’s sensory, dietary, and energy needs while traveling can...
11/25/2013 11:25 AM EST

USciences Students 'Already Know More About ACA than Most Docs,' Says Health Policy Professor


11/21/2013 4:00 PM EST

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