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December 10, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Workforce Skills Pillars in Ensuring U.S. Competitiveness

Guest blog post by Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA and Member of the Commerce Department's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship It’s an honor to serve with such distinguished members of NACIE and to have a voice in this...

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December 3, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Philly’s DIY Community Shows Its Stuff: #MadeatDMD Opens at Esther Klein Gallery on December 18

The Department of Making + Doing (DM+D) is getting into the DIY holiday spirit as it showcases the work of its makers and doers with  #MadeAtDMD, the makerspace’s first exhibition and sale. #MadeAtDMD will spotlight the creativity and...

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December 2, 2014 | Science Center In The News

World-Renowned United Visual Artists to Install Artwork in 3737 Market Street Lobby at the University City Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(December 2, 2014) – A team of artists from the world-renowned United Visual Artists (UVA) has travelled to Philadelphia to install their latest creation in the lobby of 3737 Market Street on the University City Science Center...

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November 20, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Taking Art to a New Realm

In a McDonald's on Germantown Avenue, as parents plied small children with Happy Meals and packs of teenagers swaggered in, Dutch artist Ivar van Bekkum went unnoticed as he equipped a volunteer, Richard "Ram" Ramson, with microphones,...

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November 19, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Philadelphia, The Innovator

The sheer size and dynamism of Philadelphia, with its bustling urban center, thriving universities, and active suburban communities, can make it difficult to identify any one particular trend. So let us do it for you. Click here to read...

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October 29, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Local entrepreneur takes top prize at national pitch event

Local entrepreneur Gabriel Mandujanotook home the largest prize — $25,000 — at Tuesday's Blackstone LaunchPad Demo Day in New York. Click here to read more.

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October 28, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Press Release: Rate of Occurrence Opens at Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery on November 6

Rate of Occurrence, a new multi-media exhibition by Philadelphia-based artist duo Create in Situ, will open at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery (EKG) on November 6 and run through December 5, 2014. Rate of...

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October 13, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Jiffy Lube Co-founder Stephen Spinelli Kicks off University City Science Center’s Fall Smart Talk Series

Just out of college, Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., co-founded Jiffy Lube International, forever changing the quick lube industry. Now president of Philadelphia University and a widely respected thought-leader on entrepreneurship, Spinelli...

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September 5, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Philly Exhibit Offers Pungent Exploration of the Art of Odor

A new art exhibition at a West Philadelphia gallery is not on the walls, not on the floor, and not hanging from the ceiling. It's all in the air. Click here to read more.

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August 11, 2014 | Science Center In The News

COMMENTARY: Entrepreneurs need help to grow

Over the past few years, our startup community has seen dramatic changes as it has blossomed into a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. This is no coincidence. Let’s take a quick look at some of the seeds that helped it grow and coalesce....

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