This Philadelphia school replaced textbooks with iPads

Teachers at Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School create custom learning materials with iPad, iTunes U, and iBooks Author. As the city’s largest tuition-free K–12 charter school, they implement STEAM curriculum that emphasizes academic and artistic excellence equally. And with Apple technology at the core of teaching and learning, their teachers design their own curriculum, […]

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

#1 Because you’re young.  When you have time on your side, if it doesn’t go as planned, no big deal, you have the rest of your life to make things work out. #2 You’ll have support. You’ll have the support of your teachers, your friends, your family, and investors who specifically invest in college students such as the […]

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

Multirotor Drones are a fairly new technology, but are on the brink of exploding with the first Drone Championships recently taking place in California. Getting ahead of the curve is still possible, but striking fast is essential to getting ahead of the competition. I recently spoke to the VP of Drone Development at VideoDrone.me – […]

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

On Friday, February 27, 2015, female students from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Rutgers University, and Bryn Mawr College gathered together to compete in the FemmeHacks Hackathon. 125 total women expressed interest in the competition and the event was sold out. Over 36 women showed up to the Hackathon and 7 teams presented projects […]

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Drexel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Helps Tech Startups with their Legal Needs

Many people often dream about starting their own business, whether it’s a new product they came up with, a new website idea, a clothing line, something that would help the environment, or countless other ideas people dream of. The thing is, people are afraid to pursue their dreams because it’s a big risk to spend […]

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Recap: Early Stage East Venture Wars Pitches at Morgan Lewis

Entrepreneurs from the region gathered together this Tuesday, September 16th to pitch their companies for guidance and coaching in front of Steve Bowmanthe “Pitch doctor” from Biz Clarity. Leading the event was VC David Freschman, managing principal of Innovation Capital Advisors. “These twelve companies are the cream of the crop when it comes early stage […]

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