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Hilary Jay

Q&A: DesignPhiladelphia's Hilary Jay on Why Design Matters

The 9th DesignPhiladelphia festival runs October 10-18, with 120 events emphasizing why design matters.

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

In West Philly, Human Capital is the Next Growth Industry

With an innovative jobs-first, soft skills-centric approach to training, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is placing people in jobs, and keeping them there.

Lehigh University

Temple, Lehigh Among Nation's Top Universities for Entrepreneurs

The Princeton Review's annual list includes Temple for the 13th consecutive year and it's the latest in a string of honors for Lehigh.

Graphene Frontiers

Inventing the Future: Graphene Frontiers Gears Up to Produce 'Super-Material'

It's 10 times stronger than diamonds, can conduct electricity and is being pioneers by a brilliant group working out of the University City Science Center.

Object Lesson

Don't Miss These Shows on the Edge: 17th Annual Fringe Festival in Philly

One of Philadelphia's most important cultural events is happening again this month. This will help you make the most of it.

Philadelphia Bike Share

Philly on Path to Bike Sharing

A $15 million plan would include up to 200 bicycle stations and 2,000 bicycles.

Project Liberty

Project Liberty Expanding with Knight Funding

The first incubator in the country to take root within a traditional media company gears up for a new class of startups.

PHS Pop up garden

Pop-Up Garden Transforms Lot on Philadelphia's Broad Street

Take in the late summer magic at this temporary space on Broad Street.

Work from Operation Eve students

Inventing the Future: Operation Eve Taps Technical, Creative Talents of Young Women

This in-school initiative created by the University City Science Center's art outreach program, Breadboard, engages young women in STEM.

MLK

KE-TV: Comcast Premieres Video Series Commemorating Civil Rights Movements

To mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, the Philadelphia-based entertainment giant introduces His Dream, Our Stories: The Legacy of the March on Washington.

Bob Moul

Philadelphia's Artisan Expands with More Features for App Builders

The company formerly known as AppRenaissance expects to hire 15 in the next two years.

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In An Era of Budget Cuts, CRED Magazine Offers a Creative Outlet for Philly Youth

While local schools continue to slash arts programming, the Village of Arts and Humanities produces a print magazine by youth for youth -- even finding the funds to pay their contributors.

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Stomping Ground: A Philadelphia Story Filmed in Two Days

Two months to pull together a crew for a two-day movie shoot? No problem says this rising screenwriter/director with an affinity for low-budget, high-quality indie films.

(from left) Robert Glasgow, Joseph Iagulli and Frank Walter were among the Drexel students involved last year in the student-run initiative, which has outperformed the S&P 400 Midcap Index.

Inventing the Future: Drexel Students Grow Dragon Fund to $1M

Drexel's LeBow College of Business launches an innovative student investment program alongside the Dragon Fund, now one of the largest student-managed investment portfolios in the U.S. 

Mike Stampler of Norman Porter Co makes raw selvege Denim products in Kensington

What Makes Creative Businesses Choose Philadelphia?

A recent panel discussion asked successful entrepreneurs to examine their reasons for locating locally. Their insights could help Philadelphia attract the next big company.
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