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Philadelphia Students to Design Skyscraper-Size Video Games
December 09, 2015
Starting this winter, more than 100 middle-school students from Philadelphia schools and community groups will try their hand at being video game designers, with an opportunity to play their games on one of the biggest screens imaginable: a 29-story building covered with LEDs. Drexel University’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio is working with young game designers-in-the-making to come up with new games for Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre office building, an edifice that has twice played host to the largest architectural video game display in the world.
September 21, 2015
The ExCITe Faculty Fellowship is an opportunity for faculty to receive financial support to allow for long-term (a year minimum) engagement and housing within the ExCITe Center.
August 06, 2015
Join ExCITe roboticist, The Hacktory and participants from around Philadelphia for a project night around robotics. Tonight, Thursday August 6, 6-9pm at 3401 Market Street, Suite 100
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June 29, 2015
On June 29th, 2015, the Drexel App Lab held an Idea to App Store Workshop, a collaborative program in which attendees had the chance to learn about the overall process of taking an app idea from concept to deployment.
Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology
April 22, 2015
Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywide celebrations to date. More than 200 regional partner organizations from museums to cultural centers and educational institutions will present over 100 events across the city during the nine-day celebration intended to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
Holding Energy By The Threads: Drexel Researchers Spin Cotton Into Capacitive Yarn
March 05, 2015
While the pattern for making a wearable fabric battery has already been laid out, it’s now time to select the threads that will turn a textile into an energy storage device. That process is being driven by Drexel University doctoral student Kristy Jost, who’s threaded her way into the forefront of research on conductive yarns.
Drexel and TechGirlz to Create Online Game Design Class For Teens
February 18, 2015
Recent higher education reports have raised questions about the persistence of inequality in gender representation among college students in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines in the last decade. Employment in the technology sector continues to reflect this disparity. Two local groups are taking steps to reverse this trend by increasing access to tech workshops that encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM-related fields.
February 16, 2015
The ExCITe Center will be holding a STEAM education workshop on Monday, February 16th.
January 21, 2015
Hosting a hackathon that utilized hardware instead of the usual software, a Drexel team using innovative controls for a drone rose above the rest.