Winners Of The Fall 2014 Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the winner of the second Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition, an opportunity for students to offer creative proposals responding to the question: What can the City of Philadelphia do to prevent the greatest number of
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Philadelphia Named America’s Most Bikable Large City

The website, in collaboration with researchers at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia, announced that Philadelphia ranks as the ninth most bikeable city United States and the best city for biking with a population more than one (more...)

Temple-Fox Chase Merger Will Strengthen Health Care in the Region

State Sen. Mike Stack joined officials from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University Health System to mark the merger of the two health systems during a celebration at the cancer center. Fox Chase, a formerly independent facility located on Cottman Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, is (more...)

Documentary “Hell and Back Again” Receives Oscar Nomination

On January the film Hell and Back Again has received a nomination for the best documentary feature Oscar. Fiona Otway, a Master of Fine Arts student in the Film and Media Arts Department at Temple University edited the documentary about 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Harris who was wounded in Afghanistan. It (more...)

Federal Fundung For Entrepreneurs And Small Businesses

– Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank, Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Karen Mills, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, Co-Chairman of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), celebrated new federal support for innovative entrepreneurs, small businesses, research and commercialization innovation at a (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...)

Regional Confab To Build US Entrepreneurship

The White House is hosting seven forums throughout the country: lawmakers from Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware, along with small business leaders, held a roundtable discussion on how to encourage entrepreneurship and create more jobs. One of those forums was held in Philadelphia, at Temple University. CBS Philadelphia reported, (more...)

College Basketball Looking Good in Philly

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Temple University Breaks Ground on International Student Housing

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Temple University Transit Center Reconstruction in Planning

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