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Health Tip: Flu Season Is Beginning Already

October marks the start of flu season. Should you get ahead of the falling temperatures and get vaccinated this year? Absolutely, says Stacey A. Gorski, PhD, a biology professor who specializes in immunology and vaccinology at University of the...
4-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding the Likely Causes of the Zika Virus Congenital Syndrome

In “Zika Fetal Neuropathogenesis: Etiology of a Viral Syndrome,” published in the most recent PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, the authors analyze Zika fetal neuropathogenesis from a comparative pathology perspective.
25-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of the Sciences Names Dr. Paul Katz Its 25th President


University of the Sciences’ Board of Trustees has named Paul Katz, MD, the University’s 25th president, Board Chairman Marvin Samson announced today. Dr. Katz, who has served as founding dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)...
27-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrating USciences’ 195th Commencement and 5th Bachelor’s Conferment Ceremonies


University of the Sciences will celebrate the class of 2016 at its 195th Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday May 25, 2016. The University is honored to bestow an honorary doctor of science degree on board chairman Marvin Samson HomAlm’96, who will...
11-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

USciences Prof's Groundbreaking Research Earns Prestigious Science Honor


University of the Sciences biology professor Christopher Janetopoulos, PhD, co-authored a groundbreaking study that has earned the 2014-15 Newcomb Cleveland Prize given by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
12-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

USciences Encourages Social Media-Savvy Teens to Turn Healthy Living Ideas into Cash


More than $10,000 in scholarships and cash prizes are at stake for high school students who showcase the most effective health-conscious social media campaigns at the sixth annual Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship Competition at University of the...
19-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Barbara Pierce Bush to Headline Global Health Lecture at USciences


Former first daughter Barbara P. Bush, CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps (GHC), will headline the sixth annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health at University of the Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 22.
15-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

College Scorecard Lists USciences High Among Career Earnings for Graduates


Talk about a return on a college investment: A new college scorecard by the U.S. Department of Education puts University of the Sciences graduates high on the list of top career earnings.
2-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Health Tip: Protect Your Children with the Right Backpack


Poor fitting backpacks can lead to injuries, so parents should know what to look for when fitting their child for a backpack.
1-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Health Tip: Ways to Keep Kids Active and Cool in the Peak of Summer Heat


In the dog days of summer it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television, but as the fall approaches, it is important to get the kids in an active routine. Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department at University of the...
4-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Zika Virus: USciences Expert Available to Comment


28-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Germs, Says USciences Prof


There are several preventative measures people can take to ensure that gifts are the only thing they are giving—or receiving—in the weeks ahead.
23-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

College-Bound Students: Don’t Forget to Pack These Necessities, Says USciences Prof


Thousands of students across Greater Philadelphia will soon start the next chapter of their lives as they begin their college journeys away from home. But with their new freedom comes the exposure to millions of germs while living and studying in...
12-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

USciences Dean: SCOTUS Healthcare Ruling a Major Victory for the Delaware Valley


25-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

'Simple Living' Reaps Health and Financial Benefits, According to USciences Research


Results from a recent unpublished study at University of the Sciences indicate that reducing the clutter and narrowing one’s possessions, activities, and thoughts can play a key role in boosting their mental and physical health.
30-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

College Students at High Risk for Flu: Reduce the Spread of Germs, Says USciences Prof

Colder temperatures and less humidity helps the flu virus spread easier among people; so if this winter proves to be a bitter one, it will be especially important to protect yourself.
5-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

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