Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Learning in the Living Room: 12 Resources for Making Education From Home Easier–and More Fun

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

Online educational platforms are making it easier for Dallas-Fort Worth students to learn from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local and national organizations are deploying tech resources to enhance, revamp, or add to their programming. As caregivers across …

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in March

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

As we wrapped up March, here are the stories of innovation and inspiration that are grabbed our readers’ attention the most in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.

From Alex Edwards’ top story on six locals in fashion who are

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: HSC Opens COVID-19 Test Site for Tarrant County First Responders

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 …

Front Lines: UTD Researchers Donate Personal Protective Gear for Parkland’s COVID-19 Response

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s a critical need for personal protective equipment to keep North Texas healthcare workers safe as they treat patients during the COVID-19 outbreak, and researchers and staff at the University of Texas at Dallas have banded together to donate supplies

AT&T Launches $10M Fund to Provide Home Learning Resources During COVID-19

Posted by Lance Murray

In an effort to provide tools that parents, students, and teachers need for home learning during the COVID-19 crisis, Dallas-headquartered AT&T has launched the $10 million Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund. Its first donation of $1 million will go

Discovery: UTSW Studies Existing Drugs to Fight COVID-19, UTA Researches Economic Abuse

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 …

HSC Researchers Make Stem Cell Discovery That Could Help Fight Coronavirus

Posted by Lance Murray

While most of North America is practicing “social distancing,” researchers worldwide are collaborating to tackle the growing spread of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19.

As of Monday morning, more than 4,000 people had been infected with the virus in the United …

Motherboard: Richardson’s High-Tech Past, Present, and Future Honored in New UTD Art Installation

Posted by Maddie Preston

The University of Texas at Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) has created a 30-foot-long installation to highlight the past, present, and future of the City of Richardson as a hub for technology. 

Named MotherBoard, the installation …

Discovery: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? UTSW May Have Found a Way

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 …

Mobile Workforce: Mitel’s New Virtual Tool Provides Real-Time Collaboration for Remote Teams

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Mitel, an international business communications company with a Plano location, has launched its MiTeam Meetings, a virtual workspace product. 

The company’s digital solution for collaboration aims to make remote meetings—whether across town or on the other side of the world—feel …

Innovator Awards: Fort Worth Mayor Price Names 4 Companies ‘Best Place for Working Parents’ Winners

Posted by Quincy Preston

Image result for best place for working parents awardFort Worth Mayor Betsy Price named the inaugural Best Place for Working Parents Innovator Award winners at the Fort Worth Chamber’s annual State of the City event last week. The new awards honored companies that are helping make Fort Worth …

Paul Quinn College Has a New Outdoor Basketball Court, Courtesy of the Dallas Mavs

Posted by Sandra Engelland

Students, staff, and neighbors of Paul Quinn College in Dallas have a new outdoor court for shooting hoops, thanks to the Dallas Mavericks.

The new court at Paul Quinn College, the only historically black college (HBCU) in the region, will …

TEDxSMU is Celebrating Its Tenth Anniversary This Week—And Its Farewell

Posted by Alex Edwards

TEDxSMU is once again returning to Dallas on March 5-6 for one of its largest installments yet. While this year’s event will be packed with performances, talks, and excursions, the excitement is two-fold: This is TEDxSMU’s tenth anniversary celebration, and

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in February

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 February, we reflected on the stories behind the people and places grabbing readers’ attention the most. From our annual publication …

UT Dallas Researchers Develop a New Cybersecurity Tool That Actually Welcomes Hackers

Posted by Sandra Engelland

A new approach to cybersecurity developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas harnesses hackers as “free labor” for the job of creating better systems to block them.

Using deception technology to detect and in some cases combat …

Discovery: SMU Team Propels Drone Communication Forward, UTA Professor Creates Sustainable City Simulations

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

North Texas has plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. 

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 the Date guide full of …

Valerie D. James, Founding Dean of Admissions, Bids Farewell to College of Law

Posted by UNT Dallas Law Communications

During an interview with UNTD College of Law Communications, James shared many poignant memories while at the helm of Admissions.

It was more than a notion for Attorney James to leave her successful career in Arkansas with huge hopes of …

Discovery: UT Southwestern Finds Coronavirus Vulnerabilties, CPRIT Awards North Texans $21M for 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 …