Food Fads: Facts and Fallacies
Apr24

Food Fads: Facts and Fallacies

Perhaps you’ve seen the headlines and book titles lately. From Doctor Oz to LeBron James, everyone’s talking about the health benefits of the grain-free, high-protein paleo diet. “The theory is that since agriculture came into being, we’re no longer perfectly adapted physiologically to the way that people have been eating,” said Laura Frank, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., to summarize the premise of the diet. “We should be eating as if we were...

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IU Student Accepted into Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Feb16

IU Student Accepted into Jefferson School of Pharmacy

Immaculata University Junior Jamie Rombach of Severn, MD, has been accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the Jefferson School of Pharmacy (JSP) at Thomas Jefferson University for the Fall 2015 term. In addition, Rombach was selected for the Dean’s Scholarship from the Jefferson School of Pharmacy. “It is really exciting to have this opportunity. I am thrilled to be able to continue my academic journey at the Jefferson School...

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IU Welcomes Dr. Kristy Brumfield to Psychology Faculty
Feb06

IU Welcomes Dr. Kristy Brumfield to Psychology Faculty

Immaculata University announces that Kristy Alaine Brumfield, Ph.D., recently of New Orleans, LA and now residing in Philadelphia, PA, has joined the Psychology faculty as associate professor. Dr. Brumfield will be teaching in the Clinical Mental Health counseling program. Most recently, Dr. Brumfield served as associate professor at Xavier University of Louisiana in the Division of Education and Counseling. Prior to that, she served...

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IU Faculty Co-authored & Edited Irish-American Encyclopedia
Feb06

IU Faculty Co-authored & Edited Irish-American Encyclopedia

Two Immaculata University faculty members, Eugene J. Halus, Jr., Ph.D., associate professor of Politics, and William E. Watson, Ph.D., professor of History, co-authored and edited the recently published encyclopedia titled Irish Americans: The History and Culture of a People. In addition, several other Immaculata faculty members contributed to the encyclopedia including Sister Marie Hubert Kealy, IHM, Ph.D., faculty emerita of...

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Scholarship for Business Student: Anne Marie DeCarolis
Nov14

Scholarship for Business Student: Anne Marie DeCarolis

The Immaculata University Business Department Advisory Board has selected Anne Marie DeCarolis of Nottingham, PA, for its inaugural scholarship.  DeCarolis is majoring in Business Management.  The scholarship, worth $1,825 in support of her educational expenses for the spring 2014 semester, is awarded to an incoming freshman Business and Accounting major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. With Business as her major, DeCarolis emphasizes...

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Scholarship for Business Student: Michael Sturdivant
Nov14

Scholarship for Business Student: Michael Sturdivant

The Immaculata University Business Department Advisory Board has selected Michael L. Sturdivant, Jr., of Philadelphia, PA (19111) for its inaugural scholarship.  Sturdivant is majoring in Business Management.  The scholarship, worth $1,825 in support of his educational expenses for the spring 2014 semester, is awarded to an incoming freshman Business and Accounting major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. As a business major, Sturdivant...

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