Aug. 11, 2014 3:33 pm
Drexel is the lead university on the 20-year-old National Science Foundation program. As of last year, it has helped more than 10,200 students get undergraduate degrees, said regional director Veniece Keene.
Jul. 29, 2014 10:36 am
It's part of the White House's Climate Data Initiative, which asks the public and private sectors to tackle climate change using government data.
May. 28, 2014 11:30 am
The federal competition, named US2020, was a response to President Obama's challenge for cities to get more students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
May. 14, 2014 11:30 am
"If established companies are able to pay for better access speeds or lower latency, the Internet will no longer be a level playing field."
Apr. 28, 2014 10:30 am
Saridakis became president of GSI Commerce, which turned into EBay Enterprise after the acquisition. He left the company in January, according to Retailing Today, just one month after the New York Times featured the company prominently in a story about how EBay is taking on Amazon.
Apr. 8, 2014 8:30 am
The Penn State-led initiative, which recently changed its name from the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub to the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI), received approximately $10 million in funding for 2014, said CBEI deputy director Laurie Actman. Since 2011, CBEI has received about $25 million each year in federal funding to conduct research on how to make buildings more energy efficient, Actman said.
Mar. 13, 2014 12:30 pm
The Overbrook High School graduate is also the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science. We caught up with him to hear about what he calls "the most important mystery on Earth."
Mar. 11, 2014 12:00 pm
Three U.S. representatives that rep parts of Philly -- Bob Brady, Chaka Fattah and Allyson Schwartz -- should be more progressive, according to a new tool from a Philly/Brooklyn team.
Feb. 24, 2014 12:30 pm
Under the new policy, ICE would only be allowed to ask police to hold those charged with first- or second-degree felonies involving violence. But the updated policy would still allow ICE nearly full access to the city's real-time arrest database, according to sources familiar with the proposed executive order.
Feb. 13, 2014 10:30 am
DuckDuckGo, the Paoli-based search engine that vows not to track you, was one of more than 6,000 websites that signed up for the protest, along with sites like Tumblr, Imgur and Reddit.