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DCCCD Teams Up With Edquity to Launch Emergency Aid Mobile App for Students

by | Nov 22, 2019
The tech is already proving effective with over $70,000 distributed to DCCCD students affected by recent tornados through the app.
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Discovery: Three UTA Chemists Among World’s Top 100 Scientists, UNT Prof Helps with Fossil Identification Breakthrough
by | Nov 22, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also learn how seed grants are helping scientists and scholars conduct research at the University of Texas at Dallas.
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A Cloud Solution for Resumes Takes the Top Prize at UTD’s Annual Big Idea Competition
by | Nov 20, 2019
UT Dallas' largest startup pitch competition allowed six student teams to present their business ideas. See who took home the prize money.
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Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue
Talent is the No. 1 thing on the minds of North Texas leaders. Our special edition magazine dives into how companies, culture, and community are making Dallas-Fort Worth a force for the future.
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bigBANG! 2019 Encouraged Conversations Surrounding an Inclusive Economy

by | Nov 15, 2019
The two-day conference hosted a marketplace of socially-conscious enterprises from across North Texas including Marie Mae, Deep Vellum Publishing, Roma Boots, and EarthX. Check out our recap of what went down.
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Discovery: UNT Raises $2.3M for Research Portal; UTD Adds Faculty to Build on Emerging Areas
by | Nov 15, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news on UTSW and the American Heart Association examining cardiac concerns, as well as Cook Children’s in Fort Worth receiving a grant to bolster research.
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JPMorgan Chase Partners With Paul Quinn College on its Urban Work College Program
by | Nov 14, 2019
PQC's Urban Work College Program provides a launchpad for students by partnering with companies—like FedEx and JCPenney—to cut tuition costs via compensation. Now, JPMorgan is the program's largest Plano employer.
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IBM’s EdTech Cities Challenge Grants DISD Students $500K
by | Nov 14, 2019
Students from local P-TECH campuses worked with IBM and AT&T experts last week on ideas that use 5G or AI to solve a community problem. The two winning teams got $250,000 worth of support—and get to watch their idea come to life.
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