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New Study Points To Problems And Solutions Training Next Generation For Tech Jobs

STEM is one of the buzziest acronyms in education, but there’s a lot to all the talk about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A new study finds some critical shortfalls in the Philadelphia area, but also points to some solutions.

04/29/2014

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High Tech Training Prepares Students For Jobs

In the next few years, engineers are among the top 10 jobs US employers will have a hard time filling, so preparing students accordingly is key.

04/08/2014

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Philadelphia Makes List Of Country’s Biopharmaceutical Hotspots

Silicon Valley was still number one — that’s a given. But Philadelphia ranked a pretty strong seventh, cited for its “diverse concentration of biopharma businesses and institutions,” including 25 medical schools.

03/10/2014

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Professor Explains Inexpensive Way To Turn Mobile Phones Into Mobile Boom Boxes

When speakers aren’t an option, good enough is better than not at all.

07/27/2013

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Villanova Graduates Largest Group Of Female Engineering Students

Commencement ceremonies are being held Sunday for Villanova’s graduating class and among them is the university’s largest ever group of female engineering grads.

05/19/2013

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Brotherly Love: Teaching Tech To High School Kids

President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.

02/19/2013

National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week

For more on Discover Engineering in Greater Philadelphia, visit: http://www.DiscoverEngPhila.org This is the website for students, parents, educators interested in learning more about Engineering. It also allows groups to promote their programs for students in […]

02/19/2013

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Professor Attempts To Prepare Students For High Tech Future

Many leaders, including Bill Gates, have warned that America is at risk of losing high-tech dominance if we don’t do a better job of teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, sometimes called STEM.

08/18/2012

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Drexel & Penn Team Up For Fair On ‘Science Of Stuff’

It was a day of fun and learning about the science of stuff at a fair on Drexel University’s Campus.

02/04/2012

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Thanks To Congress, Light Bulb Standards Stay The Same

One New Year’s resolution you won’t have to make is to get ready for the phase-out of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. Enforcement of the change was de-funded by Congress.

12/31/2011

Shania McClain, Holly Skinner, and Lauren Vernulien of Elk Lake High School, near Scranton, Pa., show off their entry, "Dark Knight."   Credit:  Paul Kurtz)

High School Students Build Mousetrap-Powered Cars At Widener U. Event

They weren’t trying to make a better mousetrap, just trying to get as much power out of it as possible for their homemade vehicles.

10/26/2011

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At Rowan University, Rubik’s Cube Challenge Is Met By 2 Students

Two electrical engineering students at Rowan University have built a robot that solves the Rubik’s Cube puzzle in nearly record time.

03/07/2011

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