Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

ICYMI: Texas Healthcare Challenge Recap, StackPath Helps Form Kinetic Edge Alliance, Topgolf Moves Into Esports

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

If you huddled up indoors away from all the cold, cold rain last weekend, and you weren’t 20 floors up next to the Majestic Theater in downtown Dallas, you missed one of the best entrepreneurial events of 2019 so far.

Discovery: Why UNTHSC Prescribes Escape Rooms to Students; UTSW’s Autism-Related Disorder Breakthrough

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 …

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 …

The DEC to ‘Innov8te’ With New Smart Cities Incubator That Supports Emerging Tech

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Network today announced the launch of its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator at the West End location. The program will focus on supporting urban and civic transformation from regional smart city R&D and is backed by a

Meet the Innovators:
Corey Clark, BALANCED Media Technology

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Innovators on DallasInnovates.comWith the mission of bringing purpose to play, Corey Clark is using video games to advance medicine. His company, BALANCED, combines human intelligence and machine learning that allows people and computers to work together to solve problems.

“In the simplest …

DI People: OrderMyGear, Modo, Compass Datacenters Make Leadership Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied

SMU-LIFT Game Design Team Wins $2.5M in Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition

Posted by Lance Murray

An app developed by People ForWords, a team from Southern Methodist University and nonprofit literacy provider Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) won a total of $2.5 million last week in a competition hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy

UNT Shakes Up Retail with Tech‑Focused Degree Program

Posted by University of North Texas System

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver Sponsor

A disruptive program from University of North Texas is providing students a first-of-its-kind education that takes retailing into the digital age. A bachelor’s degree in consumer experience management teaches students “to manage consumer expectations in retail, hospitality and tourism,” UNT

Discovery: UTA Flies into Smart Agriculture/IoT Collaboration; How a Bubble Inspired UTD’s CO2, Humidity Sensor

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 …

DI People: Neiman Marcus, Pier 1, Crayon, Neos Therapeutics Make Exec Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied

Thought Leaders: Dallas Innovates 2019 — The Magazine

Posted by DI Content Studio | Special Advertising Section

In Dallas Innovates 2019 — The Magazine we heard from North Texas’ most innovative companies. These 12 local leaders in tech, business, and entrepreneurship discuss success, progress, and innovation in our special advertising section. Our Thought Leaders stories range from

UNT Gets $30M Gift to Create G. Brint Ryan College of Business

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of North Texas announced Monday that the largest gift in its history—a $30 million commitment from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda—will enable creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business and support efforts to

ICYMI: How Robots and AI Impact Jobs, DFW Ranks for Economic Freedom, Finnish MaaS Pioneer Shortlists Dallas

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Sometimes the main theme of the week is big and sexy, like covering all the cool things North Texas companies were up to at the Consumer Electronics Show, and sometimes it’s a bit more academic. This week we share

Discovery: Intense Exercise by Men No Risk, UTSW Says; UTD Initiatives Seek Funding Boost

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 …

Calendar: DevFest, National Engineers Week, HackDFW 2019

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. To fill your calendar with events to come, check out our Save

North Texas Genome Center: Leading the Way in Biometrics

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Two people walk into a doctor’s office with the same type of cancer.

The doctor may be inclined to treat them with the same drugs, but those patients may respond in very different ways. Why? The answer lies in DNA. …

Intuit’s James Helms Announced as Designer-In-Residence at SMU

Posted by Blair Welch

James Helms, vice president of design at software company Intuit, has been named the new Designer-in-Residence for Southern Methodist University’s Master of Arts in Design and Innovation (MADI) program this spring. 

As a Designer-In-Residence (DIR), Helms will be tasked with …

George Brody on North Texas as Home to Corporate Giants, an Esports Mecca, and the Telecom Transformation

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

You could say George Brody has experience in the world of technology. Perhaps best known as the founder and CEO of GlobeRanger, which was acquired by Fujitsu in 2014, Brody has been a leading innovator in the wireless space for

ICYMI: North Texas Breaks Out, Female Entrepreneurs Make Waves, TCU Teen Becomes Youngest MythBuster

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The overarching theme of the recently released Dallas Innovates annual print edition magazine was how North Texas is in the midst of a breakout moment, especially in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, and the

Cody Marx Bailey on Emerging Tech Poised to Make an Impact and Why ‘Now Is the Time for North Texas’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Cody Marx Bailey is president of the North Texas Blockchain Alliance; founder of XRAM Companies, Rawhide, Multinode and Ocean Currency Network; and advisor to FourPark Minted. He is a leading blockchain innovator and one of North Texas’ deep thinkers on