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2014-08-18 23:01:48

Faculty members from the College of Pharmacy’s (COP) Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Western University of Health Sciences received research awards totaling more than $2.4 million during the 2013-14 academic year, making significant advances in securing coveted extramural funds, including funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Faculty members from the College of Pharmacy’s (COP) Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at...

2014-08-02 23:00:11

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest held its fourth Convocation and White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2014. Lebanon, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians will encounter a host of distractions on their journey to improving health care, but must stay focused so that they become the health care leaders their communities expect and need. That was the message on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from Oregon State Rep. Sherrie Sprenger as she gave...

2014-07-21 23:01:06

Western University of Health Sciences has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the third consecutive year, and also made the Honor Roll for the first time. Pomona, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Western University of Health Sciences has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the third consecutive year, and also made the Honor Roll for the first time. WesternU received recognition in six...

2014-06-10 23:00:43

The university's College of Veterinary Medicine will assume autonomous control of the WesternU Pet Wellness Center following the end of a 10-year agreement with Banfield. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Banfield Veterinary Clinical Center on the WesternU campus will become the WesternU Pet Wellness Center over the next several months, as the university transitions from a partnership arrangement with Banfield into operating its community practice teaching hospital with full...

2014-05-19 23:00:28

In all, 960 graduates – a record total -- participated in WesternU’s five Commencement ceremonies, which included the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Podiatric Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate Nursing, Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Health science professionals will be on the front lines as the Affordable Care Act takes full effect over the...

2014-05-06 23:00:36

The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys will honor Western University of Health Sciences Founding President Philip Pumerantz, PhD, at its 2014 Honoring Community Leaders Brunch. Pomona, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys will honor Western University of Health Sciences Founding President Philip Pumerantz, PhD, at its 2014 Honoring Community Leaders Brunch. The brunch, to be held at 10:30 a.m....

2014-05-06 08:26:27

Solar Developer Announces Projects at Stonehill College and Western University of Health Sciences PAOLI, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Energy Partners, LLC today announced two solar projects on opposite coasts that will generate renewable energy for Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. Green Energy Partners determined the best approaches to complete the systems without requiring up-front capital investment. The...

2014-04-18 23:00:51

Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Life expectancy in the United States, once firmly in the middle of the pack compared to most of the other major developed nations in the world, is relatively low and declining, a nationally recognized gerontology expert told Western University of Health Sciences...

2014-03-25 23:00:48

Jeremy and Chantal Sicile-Kira will serve as the keynote speakers at the 13th Annual Trends in Autism Conference April 12, 2014 at Western University of Health Sciences, 309 E. Second St., Pomona, Calif. Click here for more information and to register. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 When Jeremy Sicile-Kira was diagnosed with autism more than 20 years ago, his mother, Chantal, was told to find a good institution for him. Instead, she helped steer him toward the self-determined life he...

2014-03-21 23:00:41

WesternU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific celebrated Match Day March 21, 2014 on its Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore. campuses. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 With the opening of an envelope, more than 100 osteopathic medical students at Western University of Health Sciences learned where their futures would take them. WesternU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific celebrated Match Day March 21, 2014 on its Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore. campuses. Match...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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