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Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars? purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 2:15 pm

Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Neuroscience can offer insights into how social isolation and resocialization affect the brain, says guest columnist Kareem Clark.
Life Science Cares Philadelphia and Philadelphia Futures connect low-income, first-gen students to opportunity purpose

Feb. 19, 2021 9:04 am

Life Science Cares Philadelphia and Philadelphia Futures connect low-income, first-gen students to opportunity

For its first cohort in summer 2021, their Project Onramp aims to place 25 to 30 interns with local companies in paid, life sciences internships.
Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday? purpose

Nov. 24, 2020 8:57 am

Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday?

This holiday gift guide highlights 17 nonprofit online shops and museum stores to check out Nov. 29 and beyond.
Opinion: What type of world do you want to manifest? purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 8:00 am

Opinion: What type of world do you want to manifest?

"I believe knowledge is the most powerful tool to achieving our goals," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 10:01 am

Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare

The idea of developing this film vaccine was inspired by amber and hard candy, says The Conversation's Maria Croyle in her guest column.
Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model people

Feb. 25, 2020 11:17 am

Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model

In her guest column, The Conversation's Monica Grady celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Katherine Johnson, and why women space scientists and engineers still need role models.
New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 1:57 pm

New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps

The tie makes sense because, as Life Science Cares Philadelphia's Peter Wolf puts it, those working in the industry "are used to dealing with those large, challenging issues."
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer purpose

Sep. 11, 2019 9:10 am

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer

The Childhood Cancer Data Lab, located in Center City, prides itself on “turning researchers who fight childhood cancer into data wizards.”
3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19 purpose

May 9, 2019 2:15 pm

3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19

This panel discussion featured women who want to foster a greater sisterhood in science and inspire young girls to take part.

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