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All In The News tagged "ExCITe Center"

When Speculative Technology Meets West Philly

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Generocity story about innovative technology helping West Philadelphia. Lee's SIM-PHL urban planning game was featured in the story.

Civil Dialogue: How Do We Talk To Each Other?

Civil Dialog, an interactive, digital art installation created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Sept. 25 WHYY “Radio Times” episode about how to have conversations with people you disagree with.

What Would Philly Look Like If Urbanists Ran the City?

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation and Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a story in the September 2020 edition of Philadelphia magazine speculating on what the city would look like if it was run by urbanists. The piece mentions "SIM-PHL," an urban planning game created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center.

This Drexel Professor’s Free App Allows Choir Members To Create Music Together, Remotely

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Sept. 1 Technically Philly story about an app he created to help virtual choir members record their parts.

This Art Project Will Use a 7-Story Building as a Sounding Board for Community Voices

“Civil Dialog,” a project led by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in an Aug. 12 Technically Philly post. The project will turn Nesbitt Hall into an interactive public art installation and canvass for conversation this week.

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Unveils New Mural at West Philadelphia Playground

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation’s Young Dragons Summer STEAM Camp at the ExCITe Center was mentioned in a Nov. 5 WTFX-TV (FOX-29) story about a Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins unveiling a new mural in West Philadelphia.

Malcolm Jenkins and Drexel Are Full ‘STEAM’ Ahead

A June 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story mentioned the six-week summer STEAM camp hosted by the ExCITe Center and the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. This is the fourth year that the groups have teamed up to provide the camp for children in West Philadelphia’s Promise Zone.

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Partners with Drexel University to Sponsor Free Summer Camp for Kids

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about ExCITe hosting a summer camp for local students with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. The six-week summer program will include activities focused on science, technology, engineering, athletics, arts and math.

Skyscraper Games

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 20 TIME for Kids feature about his Skyscraper Games for Kids project that enabled local middle school students to create video games and play them on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre office building.

Skyscraper-sized video games — with a twist — will set new record

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids project that will turn the 29-story Cira Centre office building into the world’s largest video game display on Monday, June 10.

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 4 Technically Philly story about his skyscraper games educational outreach project in which EGS students and staff worked with local middle school students and their teachers to create video games that will be played on LED array of the Cira Centre office building as part of the opening celebration for Drexel Square park on June 10. The project was also mentioned in a June 4 Curbed Philadelphia post about the opening of Drexel Square.

Youngmoo Kim on breaking the 'monoculture' of tech: 'What the hell are you waiting for?'

A May 16 Technically Philly story featured Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, who was a presenter at the recent TEDxPhiladelphia event.