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A Slippery Slope: Area Nonprofits Collaborate to Address Summer Slide

Posted by Dr. Ken Helvey

Lauren Watts, a Plano area high school sophomore and Girl Scout Senior, aspires to enter the medical field. Eager to connect to an opportunity that would help her to better understand her desired profession, she signed up for a pediatric …

UTA Professors Get $71K NSF Grant for U.S. Natural Disaster Response Research

Posted by University of Texas at Arlington

Last year, 16 U.S. natural disasters caused 362 deaths and a record $306 billion in damages.

Hurricanes contributed to the highest amount of damage followed by wildfires, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information.

After 2017’s record year of …

Online Marketplace for Debt Collection Wins Seed Funding

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorAt any time, about $825 billion is due to small businesses across the United States. That’s equivalent to about 5 percent of the nation’s GDP.

Collbox cofounders Cameron Desautels and Matthew Darner say it’s really worse than it looks. Of …

Mobilizing Diversity & Inclusion in Your Organization

Posted by Rashad Givhan

Are you looking to develop a diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy at your company or enhance existing efforts?

While it is widely recognized that D&I groups can strengthen relationships and bridge differences, research also reveals that diverse companies outperform their …

Coworking, Community,
and Cocktails

Posted by WeWork

You are cordially invited! WeWork Clearfork is celebrating the grand opening of their first Fort Worth location on Thursday, June 28, from 6 to 9 pm, and they want you to join them.

The face of business is changing. People

Toyota Honored by Boys & Girls Clubs for Placing Service Above Self

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Toyota was recently awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s prestigious Chairman’s Award, presented annually to recognize a corporation or foundation that has placed service above self and made a positive difference in the lives of children.

Mike Groff, …

Munck Wilson Mandala Is Bringing
S.H.E. Summit Bacardi to Dallas

Posted by Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP is partnering with S.H.E. Summit and Bacardi to bring S.H.E. Summit Bacardi to Dallas, August 16, 2018, at the Omni Dallas.

S.H.E. Summit Bacardi is an empowerment event aimed at cultivating women and men …

UNT Unveils New Partnership With Leading Chinese Tech Firm

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorThe University of North Texas System has been bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and evidence can be found in just about every corner of the Dallas-Fort Worth region. From Dallas to Denton to Fort Worth to Frisco, our three universities

Drone Kits Make STEM Lessons Fun & Get Students Learning

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEveryone seems to have a different solution for invigorating STEM education for K-12 students. OnPoynt Aerial Solutions’ founders didn’t wait around for studies, however. The husband and wife team put together hands-on kits that allow students to open a box,

UTA Teams With Foxconn to Help Reduce iPhone Fraudulent Claims

Posted by Jeremy Agor

A partnership between a University of Texas at Arlington industrial engineering team and Foxconn, a global electronics manufacturer giant and primary supplier for iPhones, will reduce fraudulent replacement claims for iPhone repairs at its Fort Worth facility.

The team also …