Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Discovery: UTD Research Finds a Cool Twist; UNT Prof Works to Improve Knee Surgery Outcomes

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do 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 want to put R&D under your …

Dallas Innovates—The [Tech] Talent Issue

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

TALENT.

It’s the No. 1 thing on the minds of North Texas leaders.

Companies, large and small, need to attract, hire, and retain the best talent. And the competition has never been greater for digitally savvy innovators.

Enter Dallas Innovates—The

STEM, STEAM, STREAM: ‘The World Doesn’t Work Without Technology Anymore, Nothing Does.’

Posted by Alex Edwards and Quincy Preston

Since STEM was coined, it’s been a movement built on fundamentally shifting the way we think about education. STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Math—and its variations, STEAM (with its “A” for Art) and STREAM (with its “R” for Reading and wRiting), have

EVERY LAST WORD
‘We give all our entrepreneurs a little gas in the tank to get up the first hill.’

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

We love folks who have a way with words. 

Here’s a roundup of quotes from North Texas innovators that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every …

Building Trust in Tech: UT Dallas-Backed Research Center Gets National Science Foundation Designation

Posted by Lance Murray

A national research center wants to tackle a challenge that’s increasingly urgent: Making sure that electronic devices and IoT systems are designed to protect the interests of the people and communities that rely on them.

The University of Texas at …

D CEO and Dallas Innovates Launch ‘The Innovation Awards’

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Innovates and D CEO magazine have teamed up to present The Innovation Awards 2020. This new program honors companies and leaders—CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, entrepreneurs, and others—driving innovation in North Texas. The awards will build on the success of D

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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 …

Discovery: UNTHSC Works on More Precise CRISPR, UTSW Uses AI in Depression Research

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do 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 want to put R&D under your …

UTD Researchers Use Hand AI Coordination to Improve Control of Prostheses

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

Calling its work groundbreaking, a group of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas has been working on a new approach using artificial intelligence to improve control of prosthetics.

The research, which was presented last month at the 2019 …

SMU Names Mak to Lead Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

Posted by Lance Murray

Simon Mak has been named the third executive director of the SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, which went into effect Oct. 1.

Founded in 1972 by the Caruth family of Dallas, the institute is the oldest academic entrepreneurship center …

The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in September

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrap up September, we reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. From an …

STEM, STEAM, STREAM: North Texas Experts Discuss Why Education Matters to Business

Posted by Alex Edwards and Quincy Preston

When it comes to business, education matters.

Moving into the digital age means that a STEM curriculum of science, technology, engineering, and math is a foundation for a robust, high-tech workforce. As a burgeoning tech hub, North Texas is overflowing

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation news, from startup to enterprise, education to invention, and …

Discovery: UNT Professor Studies Postpartum Depression’s History; UTD Probes Effects of ‘Passive’ Social Media Use

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do 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 want to put R&D under your …

A Look Inside This Year’s Record-Breaking Big Design Conference

Posted by Dave Moore

Dallas’ annual Big Design conference is drawing increasingly larger crowds.

Version 2019, which occurred Sept. 19-21, pulled in a record crowd of more than 1,400, most of whom are designers attempting to improve how things are done. Conference organizer and …

AT&T Backs ScholarShot’s Education Initiative with $100K Contribution

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas tech giant AT&T Inc. is teaming up with ScholarShot by contributing $100,000 toward the program’s efforts through AT&T Inspire, an initiative to help provide access to the education and training needed for people to find employment.

ScholarShot’s goal is …

MacFarlane to Lead SMU’s Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Posted by Lance Murray

Southern Methodist University in Dallas has named Duncan MacFarlane the first executive director of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, tying together the university’s Lyle School of Engineering and Cox School of Business into an

Speak4America: Competition Lets Students Use Their Voices to Inspire Volunteerism

Posted by Quincy Preston

High school students from across Dallas-Fort Worth have a new opportunity to speak up and speak out to encourage volunteerism.

Dallas-based national technology nonprofit VolunteerNow will host the first Speak4America speech competition on Saturday, Oct. 5—giving students the chance to …

Discovery: UTA Prof Battles Malware With Hardware; E-Cigarette Injuries Possibly Underreported

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do 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 want to put R&D under your …

SMU Names Fall 2019 Designer-in-Residence for Master of Arts in Design and Innovation Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Jennifer Abernathy has been announced as the Fall 2019 Designer-in-Residence for the Master of Arts in Design and Innovation (MADI) program at Southern Methodist University.

Dallas-based Abernathy is the director of Innovation Research and Design at Health Care Services Corp., …