LaunchPad Lift Accepts UTD Computer Science Senior to Elite Program

by | Feb 17, 2020
Pablo Peillard, who founded a decentralized ledger technology startup backed by Dallas' Hedera Hashgraph, was the second UT Dallas student to be chosen for the virtual cohort-based program.
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Discovery: UTD Creates Virtual Reality ‘Patients’ for Med Students, UTA Professor Leads Upgrade of Large Hadron Collider
by | Feb 14, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out abut a University of North Texas professor researching how very young children see their world through photography.
Founded in 2016 by Chief Executive Officer Chris Keaveney (right) and Chief Credit & Analytics Officer Phillip Stegner, the fast-growing education lender has raised a total of $23.4 million in funding, according to Crunchbase. [Photo via Meritize]
Career Connection: New Search Engine Helps ‘Often‑Overlooked Talent’ Find Training for In-Demand Jobs
by | Feb 14, 2020
Meritize Connect—launched in a statewide pilot—aims to bridge the gap between job-seekers, training providers, and employers.
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Will That Antidepressant Help? UT Southwestern Scientists Create AI Computer to Predict What Works
by | Feb 13, 2020
Up to two-thirds of depression patients do not respond to their first treatment. That's why UTSW researchers are working to eliminate antidepressant trial and error based on a patient’s brain activity.
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TCU MBAs Win the ‘World’s Largest Venture Capital Competition’
by | Feb 12, 2020
The team, supported by the Cowtown Angels Fellows Program at TCU’s Neely Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, won the regional competition and will now advance to the global finals.
UNT To Develop the First Cyber Knowledge Bank With $1.2M Grant
by | Feb 10, 2020
The international data trust will be the "first-of-its-kind" for scholarly publishing.
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Discovery: UNT Prof Puts Virtual Chem Lab Inside Supercomputer and UTA Studies Groundwater Contamination
by | Feb 7, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out how a team at UT Dallas is repurposing an old MRI contrast agent to eliminate the need for using heavy metals.