Exelon, PECO Donate $500,000 To Enhance STEM Education At 2 West Phila. SchoolsThe grant to Drexel University will support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math courses at the McMichael School, 36th and Fairmount, and the Powel School, 36th and Powelton.
Science Is A 24/7 Pursuit In University CityApple. Google. Microsoft. Each has roots in a garage: the stuff of legend for innovators from which University City Science Center is drawing inspiration.
Local Chemist Gets Large Grant To Help Develop Super Anti-Bacterial CleanerAn area chemist may be one step closer to developing the next generation of anti-bacterial cleaning products.
Canadian IT Firms Show Their Wares At Philadelphia ConferenceCanadian trade officials said the black eye that a Canadian company got over the healthcare.gov web debacle shouldn't diminish the accomplishments of other high-tech companies in that country.
Property, Wages, or...? Stakeholders Argue Philadelphia's Tax PolicyThe discussion, titled "Philadelphia Taxes -- Past, Present and Future." was organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Temple University's Center on Regional Politics.
Drexel's 'ExCITe Center' Tests The Boundaries Of Technology, ImaginationThe engineers might wonder why there are sweaters and scarves in the room. "You can design something on the computer and machines actually knit it for you."
Digital Art Contest Creates Canvas Out Of PECO Building's LightsWant to see your art on Philadelphia’s PECO Building? Starting in September, you just might be able to.
Philadelphia-Area US Lawmakers Back Tax Breaks For Life Sciences IndustryThe University City Science Center, at 37th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia, was the backdrop on Monday as members of Congress showed their support for legislation to stimulate innovation in the life sciences industry.
Sen. Pat Toomey Tours Nation's Oldest Urban Research Park, In West PhiladelphiaRecently elected US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) took a tour on Monday of the University City Science Center, on Market Street in West Philadelphia, promoting repeal of a tax on medical devices.