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March 17, 2015 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Columnist
Using the transitive property, we can easily prove Division II University of the Sciences could have made the Final Four, if only the school were in Division I. The Sciences victory over Drexel is the key to the whole thing. Sorry, Villanova, Virginia, Duke, Wisconsin, and Gonzaga. Here's how it goes: Sciences vDrexel vNortheastern vSanta Clara vSan Diego vBYU vGonzaga. Sciences vDrexel vWilliam and Mary vRice vCharlotte vPenn State vRutgers vWisconsin. Sciences vDrexel vWilliam and Mary vJames Madison vSacred Heart vHoly Cross vBrown vProvidence vNotre Dame vDuke vVirginia.
NEWS
March 15, 2015 | By Aaron Carter, Inquirer Staff Writer
HAMBURG, Pa. - Math, Civics, and Sciences Charter made short work of Millersburg on Friday in a PIAA Class A quarterfinal at Hamburg High. The Mighty Elephants steamrolled the District 3 Indians, 92-60. Keith Griffin led the charge with 30 points. Griffin scored the game's first nine points during a first-quarter spurt that ended with MC&S ahead, 19-0, four minutes into the game. "We just started off aggressively," he said. "Easy layups, back doors, and everybody was knocking down shots.
SPORTS
March 12, 2015 | By Paul Breen, Inquirer Staff Writer
Math, Civics, and Sciences advanced to its fifth consecutive state quarterfinal Tuesday night with a 65-41 win over Meadowbrook Christian in a PIAA Class A second-round game at East Pennsboro. St. John's recruit Samir Doughty scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and sophomore forward Luis Reyes had 10 rebounds. Donovan Barnes added 15 points. Also at East Pennsboro, George Mason-bound forward Ahmad Gilbert scored 18 points and drained four three-pointers to steer Constitution past Shanksville-Stoney Creek, 62-32.
NEWS
March 8, 2015
STATE CLASS A FIRST ROUND Math, Civics and Sciences 81, Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg 79 (OT): Nick Jones (15 points) went 4 for 4 from the line in overtime, including a pair of free throws with less than a minute remaining that put the Mighty Elephants ahead by 81-79 in Pleasant Valley. St. John's recruit Samir Doughty had 27 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists and five steals. Saheed Peoples scored 14 points and Luis Reyes added 12 points for MCS.    Math, Civics and Sciences finished No. 2 in District 12. Notre Dame was the District 11 champion.
NEWS
February 6, 2015 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer morrisj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5573
JOHN C. GRAHAM was able to find humor just about anywhere, even amid the horrors of war. As a soldier in World War II, he participated in the disastrous invasion of Anzio in Italy in 1944, in which American and British troops were trapped by German defenders for five months before they could break out. John Graham kept a diary, which, being an artist, he illustrated. He wrote about foxhole living, how to make a radio out of a potato, and how it was important to keep your lips in shape if you were a bugler, which he was for a time.
SPORTS
February 2, 2015 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Columnist
Garret Kerr had stolen the ball and taken it downcourt, away from the traffic he is most accustomed to on a basketball court. A dunk was on Kerr's mind, until he was in the air and a knee kind of buckled on him. "I jumped, and I got nothing out of it," Kerr said later outside his locker room. "I don't know what happened. I was going to two-hand it. " Kerr adjusted and turned it into a layup. No surprise to anybody. Turning what he has into something tangible on a scoreboard has been the story of Kerr's astounding career at the University of the Sciences.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 17, 2015 | By Monica Peters, For The Inquirer
Step into the tasty world of "Chocolate: The Exhibition" at the Academy of Natural Sciences through Jan. 24. Whether you're a chocolate novice or an informed enthusiast, you'll find you're learning things about this treat once deemed the food of the gods. The exhibition allows visitors to experience the chocolate craze of centuries past with activities such as the bartering of cacao seeds for goods in an Aztec market. Also explored are chocolate's origins and its journey across the Atlantic.
SPORTS
January 8, 2015 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
DaShon Giddings scored 20 points in the second half to rally host Del-Val Charter to a come-from-behind, 80-66 win over Math, Civics and Sciences Tuesday in a Public League Division A matchup. Giddings made six of his seven shots from the field and went seven for eight from the line in the second half, leading the charge after the Warriors trailed by as much as 12 in the first half. "Our guys stuck together," Del-Val Charter coach Jason Harrigan said. "They just trusted the system and played with each other.
NEWS
December 26, 2014 | By Tom Avril, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Triumph of David was a mess. Old, original paint on the 17th-century canvas was faded and flaking in many spots. Newer paint from several inexpert restoration attempts had become discolored. Standing before the massive painting at Villanova University, art conservator Kristin deGhetaldi could tell all this with her experienced eye. But in order to bring the painting back to life, how could she tell where the old paint ended and the new paint began? The answer: a mix of art and science.
NEWS
December 25, 2014 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after 21/2 years, the university announced Tuesday. Her resignation, which came as the 2,800-student campus was preparing to close for winter break, is effective next Wednesday, the university said. Giles-Gee was not available for comment, said university spokesman Brian Kirschner, who described the president's departure as a "personal decision. " "At this time, and after serious reflection, I have decided to leave University of the Sciences.
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