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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

University of the Sciences Announces Board and Administration Leadership Changes


University of the Sciences board chairman Marvin Samson has announced leadership changes within the USciences board of trustees and the University administration.
10-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Say Short-Term Exercise Programs Can Prevent Falls by Seniors


New research findings at University of the Sciences into how and why seniors fall may provide healthcare providers with insight on improved balance and strength-training strategies to prevent tumbles by the elderly.
8-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of the Sciences Brews New Certificate Program in Brewing Science

Good beer doesn’t happen by accident—it’s a science that participants in USciences’ first Brewing Science Certificate class will learn when it starts in the fall of 2015.
7-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start with a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Experts

The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy – a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program at University of the Sciences, says should begin with a physical exam at the doctor’s office.
8-Dec-2014 2:55 PM EST

Philly Issues First ‘Code Blue’ of Season: USciences Prof Explains What That Means to Homeless Population


Those fortunate enough to be somewhere warm during this recent cold snap might wonder how Philadelphia’s homeless population can survive the frigid outdoor conditions, said Stephen Metraux, PhD, associate professor of health policy and public...
20-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

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