U.S.-Russia Codeathon Programs for Better Governance

Bridjit Hunter Staff writer The first U.S.-Russia Codeathon, a weekend-long, trans-Atlantic gathering of volunteer computer programmers and civil society experts, took place September 24 and 25 in both Moscow and Washington. In Washington, competitors assembled at American University, while Russian
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Challenging Year For Philadelphia Schools Starts

Tuesday was the first day of school. 151,000 students in Philadelphia went to schools. It was not easy start for School District. It has deep budget cuts, staff reductions, and the departure of Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman, The district adjusts to a $2.8 billion budget, down from $3.2 billion. The city enabled the (more...)

2011 Philadelphia Fashion Collection

Mayor Nutter with City officials and business leaders will present fashion events and initiatives of The Philadelphia Collection 2011 fashion series. The Philadelphia Collection 2011 is a series of fashion and style events that will take place throughout the city, from September 12-24. The fashion series is designed to promote the (more...)

Host Public Hearings on Higher Education

Senator Vincent Hughes (D - Philadelphia/Montgomery), chairman of the Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee, today announced that a series of public hearings with the state-related universities, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and community colleges are set to kick off Wednesday, Sept. 7 at (more...)

South Asia Centers Bring Region to Life Inside U.S.

Students in Philadelphia are often able to enjoy a leisurely day in India, wandering in and out of shops, stopping for a lunch of naan, samosas and curry, catching the latest Bollywood matinee and chatting in Hindi or Urdu throughout a culture-filled day. Though these students are still (more...)

World Café Live Philadelphia

World Café Live Philadelphia is located in the same building as WXPN’s studios and broadcasting area and dedicat music venue containing multiple stages and recording studios for encouraging local talent. World Café Live Philadelphia has become a cultural staple to students residing near Penn or Drexel. The café has area serves food (more...)

ArtsLink Fellows Pursue Innovative Projects During U.S. Visit

A young Polish artist explores the neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio, looking for just the right place to create a site-specific installation. In San Francisco, an independent curator from Estonia conducts research aimed at developing a strategy for presenting the work of socially conscious artists seeking solutions to (more...)

Temple University Breaks Ground on International Student Housing

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Drexel’s Commitment Spurs a Large Effort

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