Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

DI People: Comerica, Shermco, Encore Bank, Mary Kay, and More Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

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 the people moves …

Future Readiness: This $15M Microsoft Training Program Aims to Accelerate Digital Skills in Minority Communities

Posted by Dave Moore

Black-led nonprofits have less than a week to apply to be part of a $15 million Microsoft training program aimed at accelerating digital skills in minority communities.

Up to 50 nonprofits will receive up to $100,000 over three years for …

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Virtual Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

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

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

DI People: Jacobs, BNSF, Kimberly-Clark, Transwestern, and More Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

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 the people moves …

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

Posted by Quincy Preston

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, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education

‘A majority of startups require a ‘second act’ during their growth stage.’

Posted by Quincy Preston

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 …

What Banking Can Teach Education

Posted by Anne Motsenbocker, JPMorgan Chase, and Rick Lopez, Garland ISD

Millions of Americans have immediate access to their personal banking information using mobile phones and personal computers. Customers can check accounts, deposit checks, transfer funds, and pay bills online. According to a study by Business Insider Intelligence, nearly nine out

Dallas-Based GreenLight’s Blockchain Platform is Powering College Readiness for Texas High School Students

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-based GreenLight Credentials has been chosen to provide its blockchain platform to the Texas College Bridge, a collaboration of the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Impact Network, The Commit Partnership, and institutions of higher education in Texas.

The Texas College …

Discovery: UTD Team Develops ‘Bendy’ Micro LEDs That Can Fold, Twist, and Stick to Most Anything

Posted by Quincy Preston

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA University of Texas at Dallas research team, together with international colleagues, has developed a method to make flexible micro LEDs that can be “folded, twisted, cut, and stuck” to almost anything, according to UT Dallas’ Dr. Moon Kim.

TWU Ranks Top in Texas and Fifth Nationally for Ethnic Diversity, According to U.S. News

Posted by Sophia Gonzalez

The inclusion of diverse perspectives and backgrounds has proven to be the secret ingredient to success and innovation at Texas Woman’s University (TWU). TWU has been acknowledged as the most ethnically diverse university in Texas, according to U.S. News &

Dallas College Restructure Focuses on Collaborative Partnerships for the Future of Higher Ed

Posted by Gloria Salinas, Managing Director, Economic Development, DRC

On March 17, after 54 years as a seven-college district that educated three million students across the Dallas Region, Dallas College Chancellor Dr. Joe May led a rebrand and organizational restructure of the Dallas County Community College District that would

Swimming Against the Current: UNT Biologists Study the Impact of Construction on Fish

Posted by Riley Farrell

It might not come as a shock to anyone who drove in Dallas-Fort Worth last year, but the region was the second-busiest building market in the country with almost $22.5 billion in construction. While road construction is often aggravating

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in August

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

In August, stories on education, expansions, exits, and growing companies rose to the top of our list. Here’s a roundup of the most-read stories on

1. Mark Cuban Foundation Offers Free AI Bootcamps Through Partnerships with Walmart, Elevate,

SMU-Hosted VC University LIVE is a Crash Course on How Venture Capital Works. Scholarships Remain, But Deadline Looms

Posted by Dave Moore

A deadline is approaching rapidly for women and minorities—who are underrepresented in the Venture Capital industry—to apply for scholarships that will allow them to attend this fall’s VC University LIVE. The program, which is a crash course on how venture

Mark Cuban Foundation Offers Free AI Bootcamps Through Partnerships with Walmart, Elevate, and Headstorm

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

The Mark Cuban Foundation, which is the private charitable foundation of Dallas Mavericks Owner and “Shark” Mark Cuban, teamed up with Walmart, tech-enabled credit solutions provider Elevate, and product and engineering firm Headstorm to host the second year of its

Dallas Baptist University Digitizes With New Real-Time Data Integration Software Platform

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas Baptist University is the first institution to implement a new data integration software platform for higher education.

The AMSA Connect platform from A.M. Simpkins & Associates is an Integration Data Analytics As-a-Service (I.D.E.A.S.) solution tailored specifically to higher ed …

North Texas Leaders Highlight Higher Education’s Key Role in State’s Economic Recovery

Posted by Michael Wood

In the face of rapid and unprecedented change due to COVID-19, Texas’ institutions of higher education are ready to play a pivotal role in the state’s challenging path toward economic recovery, said Texas Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Harrison Keller

Women Who STEAM Awards Luncheon to Honor Eight Diverse Local Female STEAM Leaders

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

The Dallas Chapter of The Links, Incorporated’s second annual Women Who STEAM Awards Luncheon will honor eight women who have been outstanding in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) fields and have also excelled in serving, teaching, excelling,

Q+A: Dr. Joe May Discusses Dallas College’s Impact on Dallas County and How It Hopes to Help Rebuild the Local Economy

Posted by Dave Moore

In this Q&A, Dallas College Chancellor Dr. Joe May discusses the important role education plays in pandemic recovery as well as the institution’s move from seven independent colleges to one college with seven campuses.

Q: What is the “Texas 300×300”

Department of Defense Awards UNT Researchers $1M Grant for Metallic Alloy Bonding

Posted by Alex Edwards

A research team at the University of North Texas in Denton has received a major grant from the Department of Defense to better understand how metal alloys function at the atomic level.

The DoD, under the U.S. Air Force Office