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September 2, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Katie Nash speaks with Senator Bob Mensch

Our Director of Government & Community Relations, Katie Nash spoke with Senator Bob Mensch about the critical role the Science Center plays in spurring innovation, economic growth and opportunity - before, during & after the pandemic.

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August 27, 2020 | Science Center In The News

How Covid-19 is reshaping the future of Greater Philadelphia's small events venues

When Covid-19 hit Greater Philadelphia in March, large scale conventions, international conferences and sporting events were among the first gatherings to go as strict social distancing restrictions rolled out.

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August 24, 2020 | Science Center In The News

University City Science Center names new CEO

The University City Science Center is bringing a leader in the medical device industry as its new president and CEO. By Michelle Caffrey, Philadelphia Business Journal

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August 24, 2020 | Science Center In The News

University City Science Center names Tiffany Wilson as new president and CEO

University City Science Center announced Monday that it had found a new president and CEO after a five-month search following Stephen Zarrilli’s departure from the role.

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August 13, 2020 | Science Center In The News

A New $10M Program Will Improve Access to STEM Opportunities for Women, Black and Latinx Students in Philly

The initiative led by GlaxoSmithKline will fund programs that close gaps in the region’s workforce pipeline and give career opportunities to underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math.

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August 13, 2020 | Science Center In The News

This 10-year pledge aims to get more women, Black and Latinx Philadelphians in STEM careers

GlaxoSmithKline's $10 million commitment over 10 years will support the newly formed Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective.

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August 3, 2020 | Science Center In The News

The Census Bureau Must Meet—Even During a Pandemic

Quorum featured in MeetingsToday.com, detailing how we’re adapting our space to accommodate meetings and events that still need to take place in-person.

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July 24, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Quorum in Philadelphia Executes a Safe, Socially Distanced Event for U.S. Census Bureau

At Quorum, we're re-imagining what an event space can be and embracing the new responsibilities that are paramount to making it successful.

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July 3, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Pitch Perfect: Startup and Leadership Lessons with John Younger, MD

In this episode of the podcast, When Science Speaks, John Younger, MD, Vice President for Science and Technology at Science Center shares his expert perspectives as a physician-scientist and biotech entrepreneur. Drawing upon his unique...

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July 1, 2020 | Science Center In The News

How to stay connected (and cool) this July: Check out these 10 virtual Philly tech events from home

Attend some company-building talks, tech conferences and PTW20 events from the air-conditioned comfort of home this month.

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