Posts Tagged ‘education’

United Way’s 2019 GroundFloor Fellows Are Largest Class Yet

Posted by Rachel Linch

The largest class of 2019 GroundFloor fellows has been announced, and they are planning to bring big, diverse social change to the North Texas community.

The purpose of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ GroundFloor program is to help early-stage …

NASA Engineer Lesa Roe Bringing Pioneering Spirit to UNT System

Posted by Heather Noel

One thing NASA veteran Lesa Roe has learned six months into her role as the first female chancellor of the University of North Texas System — higher education is not all that different from working for America’s space agency.  

“Quite …

Recipe for Learning: SMU Professor Writes Book on Entrepreneurship Education

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University professor Jim Hart hopes to give other educators the dynamic tools needed to boost their entrepreneurial instruction.

In his new book, “Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship: A Cross-disciplinary Approach,” Hart lays out 65 experiential lessons he’s …

Irving-based SER National to Host STEM Event for Students

Posted by Taylor Lowder

SER National, an Irving nonprofit geared toward improving education and employment for Hispanics and other underserved populations, will host its first Community Day event for students trying to plan their futures.

SER National invites high school and college students as …

CEO for a Day

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

“Fantastic choice! You’ve selected the C-HR! Now let’s help you finance that.”

Not what you’d expect to hear from a 6th-grade student, but taking on real-world jobs, even if for just a day, is part of the latest program being …

RoboKind’s New Robot Teaching Kids to Be Tomorrow’s Coders

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Jett makes an embarrassed face, then raises his arm in dramatic style like Shakespeare before breaking into a dance routine.

All the commands were fed into Jett, a two-foot tall robot, by elementary students at Pantego Christian Academy. They drag …

Changing the Narrative Through Education

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorWhen it comes to my career, the foundation and bulk of my professional experience has been built on space and aeronautics. My three decades with NASA were truly amazing — I became the first woman director of NASA Langley Research …

EarthX: Coexisting With Nature, Mobile Greenhouse & Workplace Design

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, included exhibitors from a number of universities and other educational groups this past weekend at Fair Park in Dallas. 

Attendees could explore careers in science, technology, education, art, and math as well as learn …

Perot Museum Partners With Paleoanthropologist on Center to Study the Human Journey

Posted by Lance Murray

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has formed a partnership with one of the world’s leading paleoanthropologists, positioning the Dallas museum as a center for the study of the origins of humankind — a center that will impact education

Education Track DSW18: Scenes from Mac’s Southside & Wild Detectives

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The education track at Dallas Startup Week explored topics in human-centered design, entrepreneurship education, and activating youth for social change.

Martha Bujanda, principal at Dallas ISD’s Thomas C. Marsh Preparatory Academy, posed the question during a Thursday event of whether …