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
University of the Sciences announced its participation in a new national initiative called the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact. USciences President Dr. Helen Giles-Gee has signed the Compact which was developed by the Association of American Colleges...
4/10/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Dr. Heidi M. Anderson has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at University of the Sciences. Dr. Anderson comes to USciences after 11 years at the University of Kentucky and will begin her USciences tenure on July 1, 2013.
2/25/2013 10:00 AM EST
University of the Sciences will mark its 192nd anniversary at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2013, with its annual Founders’ Day celebration, followed at 3 p.m. by a groundbreaking ceremony for the Science and Technology Center II.
2/15/2013 3:00 PM EST
University of the Sciences is offering free treatment for individuals struggling with both weight and chronic pain.
1/22/2013 2:00 PM EST
It is never a bad time to take simple steps to prevent avoidable trips and falls, particularly for older adults.
10/4/2012 1:40 PM EDT
University of the Sciences has received provisional accreditation for its graduate professional physician assistant (PA) program. The University can begin recruiting students for its inaugural class in the fall of 2013.
10/2/2012 3:30 PM EDT
New research from USciences suggests that MammaPrint–a gene expression profiling test used to identify whether women with early-stage breast cancer would benefit from chemotherapy–is the more cost-effective and clinically-useful test than the...
7/9/2012 4:15 PM EDT
6/28/2012 3:50 PM EDT
When a relative experiences memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease, holiday gatherings can be trying. Dr. Stephen Moelter, associate professor of psychology at USciences, believes that adults and children can arm themselves with ways to...
11/15/2010 4:00 PM EST
Back to school can mean long nights of homework hassle for parents and students. Dr. Paula Kramer, chair and professor of occupational therapy at USciences, suggests that establishing a routine for homework is the best way to strengthen behavior and...
10/8/2010 1:00 PM EDT
Karin Richards, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness Management program and director of Health Sciences at University of the Sciences, provides tips for creating healthy breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for children.
8/30/2010 5:00 PM EDT
Diabetes may be one of the nation’s leading causes of death, but knowing the facts can help you understand and avert the onset of the most common form of diabetes, type 2. Education is power to fight the deadly consequences of diabetes, and Dr....
2/12/2010 1:00 PM EST
When your driveway is covered in snow this winter, your first thought may be to dig yourself out. But before you grab the shovel, physical therapist Dr. Susan Wainwright shares simple tips to prepare for and avoid injuries from shoveling snow.
2/5/2010 12:30 PM EST
American Heart Month in February is the perfect time to initiate lifestyle changes that can help lower your risk of cardiovascular diseases, the world’s largest killers. Fitness expert Karin Richards provides simple lifestyle changes that can keep...
1/22/2010 1:00 PM EST
For many parents, the holiday season comes with pressure to buy your child the “hottest” toy of the season. But Dr. Paula Kramer, chair and professor of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, wants parents to know...
10/23/2009 1:00 PM EDT