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Next week: The LilyPad Arduino inventor talks education inequality access

May 18, 2017 12:13 pm

Next week: The LilyPad Arduino inventor talks education inequality

Former MIT professor Leah Buechley is coming to Philly.
Drexel program gets $1.2 million grant to tackle city’s ‘desperate’ need for STEM teachers access

Mar. 23, 2017 10:18 am

Drexel program gets $1.2 million grant to tackle city’s ‘desperate’ need for STEM teachers

The program, called Dragons Teach Middle Years, aims to certify 40 undergraduates as science and math teachers every year by 2022.
The Welcoming Center is launching a business incubator for immigrant youth business

Mar. 20, 2017 11:46 am

The Welcoming Center is launching a business incubator for immigrant youth

The nonprofit was awarded $25,000 from the city's StartUp PHL program to support immigrant-owned businesses.
Next week: Meet the researcher who believes Minecraft is an educational force of nature access

Mar. 14, 2017 7:34 am

Next week: Meet the researcher who believes Minecraft is an educational force of nature

UC-Irvine cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito will be in Philadelphia as part of Drexel ExCITe Center's speaker series.
These Eagles players had to face a buncha football-playing robots dev

Dec. 7, 2016 12:55 pm

These Eagles players had to face a buncha football-playing robots

No word on if they fear for their jobs.
RevZilla hosted a day of free coding workshops last weekend dev

Dec. 7, 2016 11:00 am

RevZilla hosted a day of free coding workshops last weekend

Fourteen mentors helped 40 students build their own app using Ruby on Rails as part of the first RailsBridge Philadelphia event.
Asian Arts Initiative is teaching students to build and fund their own website creative

Dec. 5, 2016 12:57 pm

Asian Arts Initiative is teaching students to build and fund their own website

Help support the project by shopping at the community craft fair this Saturday.
Roxborough High School gets $1.1 million boost to its STEM career program access

Oct. 11, 2016 10:26 am

Roxborough High School gets $1.1 million boost to its STEM career program

The grant comes from the Philadelphia School Partnership, which has a history of backing STEM-focused schools.
These Philly-bred founders donated filmmaking iPad cases to their old elementary school creative

Oct. 11, 2016 10:04 am

These Philly-bred founders donated filmmaking iPad cases to their old elementary school

Josh Apter and Jon Goldberg, cofounders of New York City-based Padcaster, returned to Germantown Academy with gifts this week.
Join a jargon-free chat on STEM at the third edition of Start Talking Science sciences

Sep. 21, 2016 9:28 am

Join a jargon-free chat on STEM at the third edition of Start Talking Science

Have a chat with scientists from all walks of STEM about what they do — without feeling dumb.

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