Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Discovery: UTA Seeks Best Way to Recycle Fracking Wastewater; UNT Professor Tackles Global Food Insecurity

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 …

Role Play: “Indoor City” KidZania Announces Lineup of Industry Partners for First U.S. Location in Frisco

Posted by Lance Murray

North Texas will be the first U.S. market for KidZania USA, a new interactive experience and educational center for kids opening in November at StoneBriar Centre in Frisco. 

Billed as a 75,000-square-foot “indoor city,” KidZania will offer kids the opportunity …

Discovery: UTA Grad Student Tackles ‘Queen of Problems in Evolutionary Biology’; UNT Gets $750K Grant

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 …

‘Long Live the Bees’: Nature Nate’s Honey Co. Launches New Education Program

Posted by Liz Goodwin

Nathan Sheets has been living in the land of milk and honey since 2010. Now, he and his company Nature Nate’s Honey Co. want to share the sweetness with young students—and show them how to keep the liquid gold flowing. 

Calendar: Digital Fight Club, S.H.E. Summit, Dino Fest

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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

Richland College Student Accepted into NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

Posted by Sydni Ellis

DCCCD (Dallas County Community College District) is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorReaching for the stars is a normal part of life for Richland College honors student Ashlynn Norris, who was recently chosen as a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar. This hardworking young woman joined other community college STEM students from across

Ready for Takeoff: New Southwest Program Gives Prospective Pilots a Pathway to the Cockpit

Posted by Lance Murray

Long known as an innovator in its industry, Southwest Airlines has launched a career program that will provide aspiring pilots future opportunities in the cockpits of the Dallas-based airline’s planes.

Called Destination 225°, Southwest said the program provides a runway …

Discovery: UTA, Lockheed Work on UVA Sensor Research; Parkland Center Joins Kidney Disease Initiative

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 …

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

Posted by Alex Edwards

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

As we wrapped up July, we decided to reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. …

TWU Receives Nearly $1M Grant to Bolster Education in STEM Fields

Posted by Lance Murray

Texas Woman’s University in Denton has been awarded a five-year, $999,794 grant by The National Science Foundation to support scholarships and projects boosting the number of students and graduates in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

The grant …

Seeing Double: How UNT Dallas’ School of Business Dean Is Leading the Program’s Rapid Expansion

Posted by University of North Texas System

Dr. Karen Shumway took charge as dean of the School of Business at the University of North Texas at Dallas in January 2015. During the last four years, she has grown the School of Business from 500 students to now

Happy? Sad? New UTD Study Uses AI to Examine What Affects Our Emotions

Posted by Lance Murray

We all deal with emotions during busy days. Sometimes we’re happy—sometimes not. But what affects our emotional state? That’s what a new study involving university students hopes to find out.

The Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at …

Discovery: UTD Works to Make Nanomedicines Safer; UTSW’s Breakthrough in Cancer 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 …

SMU Researchers Among Team Using Video Game Tech to Fight Cancer in Africa

Posted by Lance Murray

Global health researchers and video game designers from Dallas’ Southern Methodist University are part of an international team using video game technology to train surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa to perform life-saving cancer surgeries.

One of the world’s most preventable and …

3 DFW Workforce Agencies Get State Grants Totaling $908K

Posted by Lance Murray

Three innovative workforce skills training and job placement programs in Dallas-Fort Worth have received Texas Talent Connections grants to support their initiatives in helping people become, and stay, employed.

The grants are among $5.2 million awarded to 15 agencies across …

Count Her In: Texas Women’s Foundation Celebrates the History of Women’s Suffrage

Posted by Natalie Le

On June 28, 1919, Texas ratified the 19th Amendment, which marked a monumental step in the fight for women’s suffrage. Last month, on the 100th anniversary of that milestone, Texas Women’s Foundation (TWF) launched “Count Her In,” a social media

The Largest Robotics Competition in the World is Returning to Dallas

Posted by Alex Edwards

For the first time in nearly a decade, the largest robotics competition in the world is coming back to Dallas.

Last week at the Perot Museum, the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Dallas Sports Commission announced that …

Discovery: Film Explores Female TWU Researcher’s Trailblazing Space Studies; UNTHSC Prof Helps Lead Opioid Crisis Effort

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 …

Over the Moon: UT Dallas and Apollo 11 Celebrate 50 Years

Posted by Natalie Le

Although they may seem unrelated, the landing of men on the moon and the start of UT Dallas are actually tightly linked. In fact, according to a 2009 interview with Dr. Francis “Frank” Johnson—an expert in atmospheric physics and UTD’s

UTA Fires Up Heat Shield Research with New Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Arlington’s new arc-heated, hypersonic wind tunnel—the only one of its kind at a U.S. university—is ready to go to work aiding scientists in the study of heat shields for hypersonic vehicles.

The wind tunnel successfully …