- Programs -

Here is how you can get involved. The Urban Apps & Maps Studios sponsor and support multiple, interdisciplinary activities for students (high school, college, graduate), faculty, members of the community, non-profit organizations and local, small businesses. Through these collaborations, opportunities are identified for real solutions that are designed and developed for community member use. These apps and maps solutions are derived from ideas and opportunities from and for the urban environment.


- Community Fellowship Model -

The 2013-14 school year was the first year that Apps and Maps organized ongoing, after-school internship activities, in addition to weekend events and the ongoing design-focused outreach to the Temple University student-community. We: host a Hackathon event in partnership with AT&T and Technically […]
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- Summer Program Model -

The BITS-Apps and Maps summer program maps onto six weeks plus one week of staff training immediately preceding the youths’ arrival. Staff training involves building trainings for working with youth and acting as a mentor, handling conflicts, understanding the specifics of the respective program p […]
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- Workshops -

   Applications are now being accepted for spring workshops Session 2015! Apply Now Urban Apps+Maps Studios offers a range of workshops throughout the spring for entering grades 8 through 12, and The workshop is limited to 15 participants, so secure a spot register early!. These works […]
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- AT&T Temple Edutech Hackathon -

We are delighted to host the AT&T Temple Edutech Hackathon on April 5th and 6th at Alter Hall to anyone interested in creating mobile and web applications that can help impact Philadelphia's education community. Anyone at Temple University can participate in this first Hackathon at Temple Univer […]
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