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Saint Francis to offer new degree

The University of Saint Francis said today it plans to offer a new bachelor's degree in science and entrepreneurship beginning this fall.

The program of study is designed to "provide graduates with a broad scientific background and business acumen that prepares them to translate new scientific discoveries to business," the university said in a statement.

The statement said those with the degree could create new science-related businesses, manage a laboratory for an established industry or enter master's-degree programs in science or business.

For more information, contact Dr. Jean Elick in the university's Department of Chemistry at; call 260-399-7700, ext. 8221; or visit