Innovation

  • April 13, 2015 |  Generocity

    Microgrants fund teens cleaning up N. 5th Street, anti-litter art, tool library

    Keep Philadelphia Beautiful announced the winners of its microgrant program: two $1000 grants will go to the South Kensington Community Partners (SKCP...
  • April 13, 2015 |  Generocity

    New school for social enterpreneurs in Philly, Watson Institute

    A Boulder, Colorado-based nonprofit that fosters the socially-conscious spirits of young entrepreneurs is coming to Philly.
  • April 13, 2015 |  Technical.ly Philly

    Comcast has contributed 36K lines of code to a massive open source project called OpenStack

    Philly became the center of the action for those who use a massive open source project called OpenStack last month. Comcast hosted one of the OpenSta...
  • April 12, 2015

    Paper towels, toilet tissue latest uses for wheat straw

    The maker of Kleenex and Scott brand products is unveiling this month a line of tissues and towels incorporating wheat straw and bamboo.
  • April 10, 2015

    Raising questions and challenging conventional wisdom, Malcolm Gladwell visits Penn

    When Malcolm Gladwell's best-selling book "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants" was published in 2013...
  • April 10, 2015 |  LISTEN

    Additions, updgrades at SEPTA could spell a new experience for riders

    Now that we're starting to see signs of spring, waiting outside for the regional rail, bus, subway, or trolley has become a much more pleasant ex...
  • April 9, 2015

    Concussions 101 in Fishtown

    Seventh- and eighth-graders at Alexander Adaire School in Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood are getting an extra education in concussions.
  • April 8, 2015

    Schoolyards and parks as a community-building tool in Philly

    The Knight Foundation has awarded $5 million in grants to community organizations across the country as part of the Knight Cities Challenge. Seven of...
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