Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Creativity Fuels Innovation in Classrooms and on Playing Fields at UNT

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorExciting times are underway at the University of North Texas. UNT is a hub of creativity, and President Neal Smatresk has embraced the collective imagination of his students, faculty, and staff. Creativity is ingrained in the university’s culture, and that

ICYMI: AT&T Starts Streaming, Mavs Hire Breaks New Ground, TREC Gets $900K, and DFW Tops Rankings

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

ICYMI is a one-stop weekly mix of the important, the interesting, and the simply inspirational news and stories in the region. Dallas Innovates wants you to know what’s happening in our hub of innovation—it’s our mission—so we’re here to give

‘Big Ideas in Biotech’: Federal Conference to Focus on Research, Tech Grant Programs

Posted by Quincy Preston

CDC. NASA. FDA. NIH. USPTO. Entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders have a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with more than 100 program managers and staff from some eight different federal agencies— including these — from Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Dallas. 

R&D: UNTHSC Brings New Hope in Treating Eye Disease, UTA Engineers Stronger Walls with Recycled Plastic

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Calendar: TXMPA Impact Awards, Hedera18, The Women’s Summit & DFW Solar Tour

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, things may change at any time, so be sure to …

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any …

Food-Finding App Startup Scores Investors, Mentors, Support at UTD

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor years, college students who live on the cusp of coolness have pushed brands for profit and perks. Called brand ambassadors or brand influencers, college students work across social media, blogs, and vlogs to encourage clicks on products or services.

Dallas Innovators: Bonnie Pitman Does Something New Every Day

Posted by Alex Edwards

It was July 8, 2011. Bonnie Pitman had just gotten a biopsy report from her doctor that confirmed a respiratory infection in her lungs continued to grow. She realized she was at a crossroads—to be defined by her chronic illness,

UNT Entrepreneurship Center Partners with New Angel Investment Group

Posted by Alex Edwards

Calling all budding entrepreneurs in the Denton areathis one’s for you.

The Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Texas recently announced it would be partnering with the new Denton Angel Investment Group.

The …

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth This Week

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

ICYMI is a one-stop weekly mix of the important, the interesting, and the simply inspirational news and stories in the region. Dallas Innovates wants you to know what’s happening in our hub of innovation—it’s our mission—so we’re here to give

R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Access to Opportunity: Capital One’s Reimagine Communities Symposium

Posted by Alex Edwards

This week, Capital One sparked a conversation about some pretty big topics: innovation, education, the way we work and live, and how Dallas has the potential to be an international hub. But, the discussion was more focused than that, as

Too Cool for School: iUniversity Prep Offers Online Primary Schooling in DFW

Posted by Blair Welch

Rather than sitting through roll call every morning, students at iUniversity Prep almost 750, to be exact simply have to “log-in.”

Based in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, the school is an online alternative education for students in grades five through …

Paul Quinn College Brings AT&T Aspire Accelerator to Campus

Posted by Alex Edwards

From “Shark Tank” regrets, to getting rich, to superhero capes, the entrepreneurship panel at Paul Quinn College yesterday was full of laughs, advice, and emotional testimonials.

The speakers all a part of AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator program  were guests …

UTD LaunchPad Director
Wins Tech Titans Award

Posted by Brittany Magelssen

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIt was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college.

A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, designed a program that would teach the business of venture …

Reimagined Crow Museum of Asian Art Opens With ‘Clouds and Chaos’

Posted by Blair Welch

The Crow Museum, the only museum in Texas dedicated solely to Asian arts and culture, is getting a new name and a multi-million-dollar upgrade. 

The reimagined Crow Museum of Asian Art, formerly known as the Crow Collection of Asian Art, …

By the Numbers: Tech Roots Give DFW the Edge in UX/UI Boom

Posted by Dave Moore

The Design With a Big ‘D’ series digs into the scope and depth of the Dallas-Fort Worth UX/UI industry as the region becomes a hot spot for design talent and companies. To follow the series and get the news on

R&D: Novel Stroke Therapy Called Leap Forward, Scientists Will Tackle Aging at Conference

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Creative Vault: Your Guide to Resources for Designers and UX/UI Pros in DFW

Posted by Dave Moore

Creative Vault: Your Guide to Resources for Designers and UX/UI Pros in DFWThe Design With a Big ‘D’ series digs into the scope and depth of the Dallas-Fort Worth UX/UI industry as the region becomes a hot spot for design

Teaching the Next Evolution of UX Design Thinking

Posted by Dave Moore

The Design With a Big ‘D’ series digs into the scope and depth of the Dallas-Fort Worth UX/UI industry as the region becomes a hot spot for design talent and companies. To follow the series and get the news on