Dallas County

UWorld Cares Grant Deadline Looms: Nonprofits Can Apply Now to Support Education in Dallas

by | Mar 22, 2023
The UWorld Cares grant program aims to strengthen the pathway to higher education, address workforce skills gaps, and eliminate barriers to higher education by partnering with community organizations.
Walmart Is Building Two Dallas-Area Facilities That Are So High Tech, 400 New Jobs Will Require STEM Skills
by | Nov 9, 2021
A 1.5 million-square-foot automated fulfillment center is slated to open in Lancaster in 2023, followed by a 730,000 square-foot automated grocery distribution center in 2024. Both will deploy the latest in high-tech robotics and innovation.
Southern Dallas County’s IPTMA Appoints an Executive Director
by | Jan 19, 2021
Laura Freeland will lead the membership organization that works to address transportation issues affecting employers and employees in the Southern Dallas County Inland Port.

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

“Our students don’t really want to enroll in college, they want to enroll in a job," Dr. Joe May of Dallas College said. Here are takeaways from a discussion on the college's restructure and its renovation plans spurred by a billion-dollar bond fund.
Q+A: Dr. Joe May Discusses Dallas College’s Impact on Dallas County and How It Hopes to Help Rebuild the Local Economy
by | Aug 17, 2020
May also talks about his role as the chair of the Texas 300x300 jobs initiative, which has the goal of getting 300,000 Texans back to work in 300 days.
5 Ways UT Southwestern Medical Center Is Fighting COVID
by | Aug 4, 2020
Virus researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have amped up their lab and data work to fight and defeat COVID-19. Here are key takeaways from UTSW's Claire Aldridge, who herself has battled the virus and fully recovered.

City of Dallas, The DEC @ Redbird, 200 Business Orgs Partner to Launch Small Business Ecosystem

by | Jul 1, 2020
More than 200 Dallas County business service organizations have formed B.U.I.L.D. to provide resources for local small businesses. There will be a strong focus on women- and minority-owned businesses.
‘Best Minds’: North Texas Smart City Consortium Launches with 21 Founding Members
The nonprofit North Texas Innovation Alliance—the largest of its kind in the U.S.—brings together cities, counties, municipalities, and agencies to tackle pressing challenges with innovative solutions. First up, the group will look at the effects of COVID-19. With the launch, NTXIA joins Mastercard's City Possible network that advances inclusive and sustainable development
Tyler Technologies Brings Transparency to the Courtroom with re:SearchTX
by | Aug 12, 2019
Legal personnel and Texas constituents will now be able to search over 7 million court documents at the click of a button thanks to the new re:SearchTX database.
Dallas Afterschool
Dallas Afterschool Steps into
Next Decade With Eye on Access
by | Apr 17, 2017
Dallas Afterschool CEO Christina Hanger talks about recent SMU research, how the agency has evolved over its 10-year history, and what new initiatives are in the works.

Moving Ahead With Good Ideas

by | Feb 24, 2016
February may be the shortest month of the year, but 2016’s was long on inspiration — not just because of Leap Day.