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Sally Beauty Holdings Taps New Board Chair After Announced Retirements

by | Dec 16, 2022

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. announced an upcoming change in its board of directors as part of a planned leadership transition.

The Denton-based leader in professional hair color that sells and distributes professional beauty supplies globally through its Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses, said that Robert “Bob” McMaster, who plans to retire as a director, is not standing for re-election and will step down as board chair at the conclusion of the company’s annual meeting on Jan....

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Dallas’ Barber Partners and Bain Capital Launch $500M Cold Storage Venture Across the U.S.
by | May 3, 2022
The joint venture will develop around 15 "next generation" cold storage facilities across the country. The launch addresses a cold storage crunch that's been exacerbated by increased demand during the pandemic and the ongoing supply chain crisis. The first project: a $52 million, 302,000-square-foot "state-of-the-art" facility right in Dallas' back yard, in Denton.
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UNT Researchers Launch Tech to Manage COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Solve Equity Problems
by | Mar 4, 2021
UNT hopes its cloud-based computer program called RE-PLAN will be able to solve equitable distribution issues that often accompany a speedy rollout. The technology, which uses sourced data to allow public health agencies to craft response plans, will be dispensed with an urgency to target special demographics communities, like people who have disabilities, don't speak English, and don't have cars.
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NSF Awards $100K Grant to TWU Researchers to Increase STEM Recruitment in Indigenous Communities
by | Jan 28, 2021
The project will look at the particular challenges Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Native Pacific Islander students face. The research team plans to develop strategies to recruit and retain more Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
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TWU Biology Team Granted a Patent for Anti-Cancer Compounds That Could Save Lives

by | Oct 15, 2020
The novel invention from researchers at Texas Woman’s University in Denton could greatly contribute to cancer treatment research. The compounds can prevent the growth of breast, lung, and colon cancer cells.
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Ariat International is Bringing a 1M SF Distribution Center and Diverse New Jobs to Fort Worth
by | Sep 21, 2020
After a yearlong search, Ariat is settling into a new regional distribution center to better serve its Southwest customers. The performance footwear and apparel brand is known for reimagining the boot for modern riders, ranchers, and farmers—so Cowtown, named after the cattle ranching industry, was an obvious choice.
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Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
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Clinical-Stage Biotech Expands From Silicon Valley to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth
by | Jul 13, 2020
CAGE Bio—currently a resident at Johnson & Johnson Innovation—uses a proprietary platform to develop therapeutic products for dermatology, inflammation, and immunology.
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UNT Will Start Texas’ First AI Master’s Degree Program in the Fall

by | Feb 21, 2020
The University of North Texas' new program will meet the growing demand for professionals in the field of artificial intelligence. We asked AI entrepreneur—and UNT alumnus—Dave Copps why he thinks the degree can "literally play a part in changing the world."
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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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DI People: Toyota North America, Sally Beauty, Allie Beth Allman, Bottle Rocket Make Leadership Moves
by | Jan 21, 2020
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you'll also find news from Stryve, Transplace, RKD Group, Conifer Health Solutions, Comerica Bank, Tenet Healthcare, and Civitas Capital Group.
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North Texas Cities Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing
by | Dec 12, 2019
Frisco and McKinney were the highest ranking North Texas cities in the WalletHub report, which based its rankings on job growth, increase of full-time and part-time jobs, and median household income growth, among other factors.
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TWU Receives Nearly $1M Grant to Bolster Education in STEM Fields

by | Jul 31, 2019
The National Science Foundation grant will back the Scholarships, Teams and Research (TWU STAR) project aimed at increasing undergraduate engagement, retention, and graduation in STEM-related fields.
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Discovery: Film Explores Female TWU Researcher’s Trailblazing Space Studies; UNTHSC Prof Helps Lead Opioid Crisis Effort
by | Jul 19, 2019
You'll also find out how scientists at UTD and UT Southwestern hope to improve multiple sclerosis therapies with the help of 3D brain images in this roundup of research and development activities in North Texas.
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Here are Five North Texas Companies Putting Advanced Manufacturing to Work
by | Jun 7, 2019
There's no shortage of facilities in North Texas designed for the manufacture of high-tech products using high-tech processes.
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