Dallas architecture students made their mark on a local park, the CDC is encouraging alternatives to drug therapy, and a movie theater chain has moved headquarters to North Texas.
Skyline High School students took their design skills from the classroom to Ferris Plaza Park in Dallas. The hands-on Architecture Cluster program for students interested in architecture and related fields built a mosaic bench, which they named “Ignite Ferris Plaza.” The Dallas ISD school began the installation project in the fall of 2014 and it was completed by the class of 2016. Learn more about the project here, or visit the installation at Ferris Plaza until October.
The Center for Disease Control is suggesting in a new study, that patients use an alternative to pain killers. Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are suggesting shock therapies to patients, which includes shocking nerves to release the same amount of dopamine as prescription drugs do. Read more about the study here.
Cinepolis, the world’s fourth-largest movie theater chain, has moved its U.S. headquarters from Los Angeles to Addison. CEO Adrian Mijares Elizondo told D Real Estate Daily that the company made the move to North Texas for two major reasons: quality of life and convenience. Cinepolis will continue to bring jobs and big screens to Dallas-Fort Worth, as a theater is set to open in Euless next year.
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