Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

On Tap: Frisco Fiscal Hackathon, Branding Through Storytelling & Blockchain Expert Talk

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, events may change at any time, so check the event …

SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Posted by Lance Murray

Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.

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Bruce Gnade of Southern Methodist University. [Photo courtesy of SMU]

Bruce Gnade, executive director of …

TWU Introduces Flavor Chemistry Program to Address Local Industry Needs

Posted by Heather Noel

When most people describe the taste of orange juice they might mention the drink’s sweet or sour tang.

Flavor chemist Dr. Xiaofen Du has a more intricate sense explaining the drink’s fresh, seedy flavor or even the nuance of lemon …

On Tap: Energy Forum, Call of Duty World League & Smart Gigabit Cities App Challenge

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, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Sneak Peek: Here’s a Look at Plano ISD’s New Fine Arts Center

Posted by Lance Murray

The public is getting its first look at the new $50 million Plano ISD Fine Arts Center with the release of the initial set of renderings for the state-of-the-art facility.

The images were released by the Dallas office of the …

UTD Team Reconstructs Apollo Mission Recordings

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have taken a giant step in making audio recordings of the U.S. Apollo lunar missions available for all mankind in a five-year project that overcame many technical challenges.

In 2012, researchers at …

TCU Senior’s Startup Offering Tech Repair On Demand

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Texas Christian University senior Daniel Castenada wants to cut down long wait times that have become the norm for some tech repair shops. 

Through his startup FlyFix, he offers on-demand tech repairs and is a self-described “Uber” of phone repairs, …

UTD Entrepreneurs Earn
Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarships

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorThree students from The University of Texas at Dallas  have each won a $15,000 scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. Recipients were selected based on their entrepreneurial aspirations, leadership qualities and academic credentials.

MEET THE RECIPIENTS

Code Breakers: UNT Prof, Students Tackle Zodiac Killer’s Code for History Channel Series

Posted by Lance Murray

Few unsolved serial killer cases have drawn more attention as that of the Zodiac killer who terrorized residents of northern California with a series of attacks in the late 1960s and early ’70s.

The killings were followed by taunting letters …

UT Southwestern Piloting Career Exploration Program

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Jennifer Peters knew as she started her postdoctoral work in cancer biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center that academia wasn’t in her future. 

The fifth year postdoctoral researcher wanted to receive more training before heading out into the workforce, though …