Technology

It’s nearly 50 days into the pandemic and thousands of school kids still aren’t able to access online learning. WURD’s midday host wonders, why can’t we be more like Detroit? It’s unclear what led to the fantastically moronic idea this week to herd disconnected Philadelphia public school students into WiFi-accessible parking lots. What we are [...]
This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. By Amadou Diallo | THE HECHINGER REPORT This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. [...]

It has been just over a week since Governor Tom Wolf announced the launch of online voter registration in Pennsylvania. More than 5,000 people have taken advantage of the option so far.

900AM-WURD, Cigna Healthspring, Comcast and the Free Library of Philadelphia are partnering for the 5th annual Summer of Freedom Tour, hosted by The MOJO’s Stef Renee!

It’s not too late to register for GSK Science in the Summer™ at select Philadelphia libraries. Science in the Summer is a fun, free education program that seeks to instill a love of learning in children across the country through exciting, hands-on experiments.

On Wednesday February 25, Comcast live-streamed a two-part web series titled #MakingHistoryToday, focusing on Black tech entrepreneurs. WURD Program Director Stephanie Renée chatted with a few of the panelists about their platforms.

On Wednesday February 25, Comcast live-streamed
a two-part web series titled #MakingHistoryToday,
focusing on Black tech entrepreneurs. WURD Program Director Stephanie Renée chatted with a few of the panelists to learn more about their platforms.

In honor of Black History Month, Xfinity is hosting a two-part, live-streamed online talk show on February 25 featuring a panel of rising stars in the African American community making an impact in the world of tech and content creation. Click the image or headline to read more.

TEACH FLEET, a program that promotes STEM careers and celebrate STEM diversity, contains the world’s largest, comprehensive, and diverse collection of Lego ships (over 150!), from tugboats to super tankers. TEACH FLEET ‘s next appearance is at Independence Seaport Museum September 6 and 7.


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