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January 15, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Science Center awards $600K to three Philly-area researchers for innovative cancer technology

The Science Center on Wednesday announced it will give a total of $600,000 to three area researchers with unproven but promising concepts for cancer treatment and diagnosis.

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January 15, 2020 | Science Center In The News

University City Science Center awards $600K to researchers targeting cancer, blood disorders

The University City Science Center has awarded a total of $600,000 to three area researchers in the latest round of its QED Proof-of-Concept Program.

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January 13, 2020 | Science Center In The News

This free, Philly-based start-up accelerator program is accepting candidates now

Got a business, but need work space, new markets, and mentors? You may be in luck. There’s a free “accelerator” business program in Philadelphia just for you, accepting applications through Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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January 9, 2020 | Science Center In The News

These Scientists - and Tech Titans - Are Working With Artists to Boost Creativity. Here's Why You Should Do the Same

The artist-in-residence program at Philadelphia's Integral Molecular facilitates creativity through collaborations between professionals in vastly different fields.

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December 18, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Life Sciences industry group targeting poverty expands into Philadelphia

The organization pairs life sciences industry workers with nonprofits combatting poverty.

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December 17, 2019 | Science Center In The News

'Out of the picture too soon': Painter Bill Scott finds the soul of Philadelphia in his late friend Edit Neff's art

She was born in Philadelphia, raised in the city (near 26th and Parrish Streets), studied at the Philadelphia College of Art, taught at PCA and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and, most of all, painted right in the city.

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December 16, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Painting Life in Philly

Step into Edith Neff’s world through images she made of family, friends, and her hometown in Our Town: A Retrospective of Edith Neff. The Philadelphia artist’s large oil canvases transform three Woodmere Art Museum galleries into a life-size photo album.

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December 12, 2019 | Science Center In The News

How to Make Your City a Startup Hub? You'll Need to Befriend 25 Founders, 8 Investors, and 10 Experts First

The University City Science Center, a 55-year-old urban research park at the heart of what is now uCity Square in Philadelphia, nurtures many of the district's most promising life-science and technology companies.

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December 9, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Science Center is launching a telecoms education program for teens in 2020

University City Science Center announced that in the new year, the nonprofit will be partnering with Houston-based communications infrastructure company Crown Castle on a telecommunications education program for high schoolers.

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November 26, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Inside University City's push to get those without four-year degrees into STEM careers

Philadelphia continues to add more jobs to its STEM workforce, and its reputation as a region where life sciences can flourish persists.

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