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April

  • Knight Arts Challenge

    April 29, 2013

    Drexel University’s Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center is taking a step forward in efforts at the intersection of the arts, technology and science thanks to a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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  • International Space Apps Challenge

    April 21, 2013

    Organized by Azavea and presented by NASA, the International Space Apps Challenge is a two-day hackathon (April 20-21, 2013) where citizens from around the world work together to solve current challenges relevant to both space exploration and social needs. In Philly judges were Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts, NASA Deputy CIO Deborah Diaz, and City of Philadelphia Chief Data Officer Mark Headd, who awarded prizes at the end of the event.

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  • Pong Over Philly

    April 19, 2013

    The video game that started them all will come to life on Philadelphia’s largest array of LEDs in a visual spectacle that is sure to inspire wonder while plucking at the heartstrings of nostalgic video gamers throughout the city.

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  • Nature Speaks with Genevieve Dion

    April 11, 2013

    Genevieve Dion works at textile engineering's cutting edge at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ahead of the Smart Fabrics conference in San Francisco, California, she talks about knitting robots, permanently pleating silk and charging mobile phones from shirts.

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  • WHYY Friday Arts

    April 5, 2013

    Friday Arts is a 30-minute arts, culture and entertainment magazine produced by WHYY-TV that features three segments: "Art," "Art of Life" and "Art of Food." Friday Arts casts a light on some of Philadelphia's best-kept secrets in the arts. In April's episode, which aired Friday April 5th, Drexel's ExCITe Center was featured, along with Mary Wilson: Come See About Me and The Perfect Brew.

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