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Biology Professor Anne Bower Teaches Benefits of Medicinal Plants: Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, taught a course on medicinal plants last semester, where students learned about the science and health benefits of natural remedies, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 27. The class of biology and health science students, …

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Students Study Health Benefits Of Medicinal Plants

Have you ever tried a slippery elm bark smoothie to relieve an upset stomach? Or flaxseed oil to lower your cholesterol? Most people are accustomed to reaching for a prescription or over-the-counter drug to treat these and other ailments. But …

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Biology professor Anne Bower talks about invasive earthworms on WHYY Radio Times

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, discussed the problem of invasive earthworms on WHYY’s Radio Times with host Marty Moss-Coane on Dec. 18.  The alien Asian earthworms are munching their way through forests and wreaking havoc with the eco-system, Bower …

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Biology Professor Anne Bower on invasive earthworms: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, discussed the environmental impact of invasive Asian earthworms throughout the Philadelphia region and northeast U.S., The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 9.  Bower and her students had studied invasive earthworms and tested a variety of …

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Anne Bower on endangered red-bellied turtles: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, talked about endangered red-bellied turtles, which she studied for several years at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, in a July 9 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

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Pre-Med Students Learn From Health Professionals at Annual Asclepius Career Day

The sixth annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day for pre-medical students, featuring guest speakers from medical school admissions offices, PhilaU alumni currently pursuing careers in medicine and practicing physicians and health professionals, was held April 20 in The Kanbar …

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Fifth Annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day Helps Students Learn about Medical Professions

The fifth annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day was held for Pre-Medical Studies majors in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space on April 28. D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S, a member of the Board of Trustees and the event sponsor, …

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Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning Grand Opening on Friday, Feb. 10

Philadelphia University will celebrate the grand opening of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning on Friday, Feb. 10. The Center will focus on supporting the University’s Nexus Learning curriculum, an approach that has been heralded in higher education …

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Distinguished Tissue Engineering Researcher to Spend Fall Sabbatical at PhilaU

Peter Lelkes, Ph.D., calhoun chair professor of cellular tissue engineering in the School of Biomedical Engineering at the Drexel University Science & Health Systems, will be spending his sabbatical researching at Philadelphia University during the fall 2011 semester. “Professor Lelkes …

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Philadelphia University to Participate in the First Philadelphia Science Festival with Series of Events through April

Philadelphia University faculty and students will participate in the first Philadelphia Science Festival by participating and hosting a series of events throughout the celebration from April 15 to 28. As a kick-off to the festival, there will be a Philadelphia-themed …

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