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Aviation ‘Time Machine’ Takes Wing in Southern Dallas

by | Jul 26, 2022
Thousands have visited the Commemorative Air Force’s Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center (NAEC) at Dallas Executive Airport since its opening late last year. But it's still a relatively well-kept secret to most of the public. The center is stocked with hundreds of vintage flying aircraft, propellers, classrooms, and pilots—some of whom even flew during World War II.
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From right: DRC's Jorge Varela (far right) moderated a panel of industry experts including biotech C-level executive Hua Tu, Health Wildcatters CEO and co-founder Hubert Zajicek, and LH Capital Director Matt Crommett.
‘From a Trickle to a Waterfall’: How Biotech’s Flow is Growing in DFW
by | May 24, 2022
"It takes time" to establish a track record, Jorge Varela says, and the region is starting to see a series of biotech successes and spinoffs that will elevate the region's profile as a biotech hub.

According to a panel of experts at Urban Land Institute's 2022 spring meeting, here are factors drawing biotech to DFW.
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Dallas College Job Training Cuts Turnover, Boosts Engagement
by | Apr 12, 2022
Dallas College, which received a $10 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to train workers in information technology, advanced manufacturing, and transportation-related skills, is on the verge of expanding its job training efforts to the national level.

Closer to home, five Southern Dallas County companies are taking part in the college's Skills Development Fund program.
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Powerhouse Academic Panel Kicks off 3-Part DEI Discussion Series
by | Jan 11, 2022

What does diversity, equity, and inclusion look like in real life? How can organizations become diverse, inclusive, and equitable, and make it work? How can they make it last?...

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A USAA design workshop. [Photo: USAA]

Design With a Big ‘D’: Design Thinkers Leading the Way

by | Sep 24, 2018
Whether it’s slaying piles of paper receipts at tax time or making shopping an adventure, these Dallas area design thinkers are making their marks in their respective industries. The common thread? Dogged persistence. We talk with four who caught the “experiential wave” early.
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James Helm, VP of Design at Intuit [Photo: Intuit]
At the Helm: Intuit VP of Design on Being ‘Design-Led, Through and Through’
by | Sep 24, 2018
Intuit has embraced design thinking, says Intuit VP of Design James Helm. He talks with Dave Moore about the thinking that precedes formal design and how the company retains designers who may get multiple recruiting calls each week.
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Don Relyea, head of design at BBVA  [Photo: BBVA]
Money Talks: Don Relyea Takes User Experience to the Bank
by | Sep 24, 2018
Don Relyea — who Incorporated a 19-person core design team to BBVA Compass within a couple weeks — says that the addition of designers to global banking firm BBVA is introducing constructive problem-solving to operations across 35 countries.
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My second year (in teaching high school English), things began looking up. I cracked the code and figured out how to motivate students. I had lessons I could improve upon. And I started getting curious — what could the sciences teach me about how we learn? Most of what I read at that time could be classified as pop psychology — secondhand accounts of “brain science” studies. ...One particular study involved our sense of smell and memory. I had been reading Robert Jutte’s 2004 book “A History of Senses,” and I stumbled upon this interesting remark: “Our sense of smell is most directly linked to memory.” Hmm — smell and memory are linked. I began to think how this could be applied to some of our creative writing assignments... Excerpt from “Seductive Interaction Design,” by Stephen Anderson [Sources: Capital One, Stephen Anderson]
Custom Build: An Acquisition and Ties to Higher Ed Led UX Thoughtleader to Capital One’s Garage
by | Sep 24, 2018
Q+A | Stephen Anderson, head of design at Capital One’s Garage, (literally) wrote the book on “Seductive Interaction Design.” He talks about finding talent and how design thinking is applied to daily life.
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Airbus helicopters

Airbus Helicopters’ Operations Firmly Rooted in Grand Prairie

by | Oct 6, 2016
A division of Netherlands-based Airbus Group, the operation supports nearly 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in 154 countries.
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