Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Plano Game Developer Calls Upon STEM ‘Superheroes’ in New Card Game

Posted by Heather Noel

A Plano game developer is hoping its new card game will offer a fun way for young learners to get engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and show that not all superheroes wear capes. 

From physicist and mathematician Isaac …

Junior League of Dallas Announces Recipients of ‘Innovative Teaching’ Grants

Posted by Jewels Clark

Junior League of Dallas is helping educators bring fun and educational projects to life through its signature grant program.

JLD recently awarded grants totaling $123,307 to 69 Dallas ISD educators through its Grants For Innovative Teaching program.

The grants go …

Startup Catches Eye of Billionaire Mark Cuban by Email Pitch

Posted by Jewels Clark

Factmata managed to land an investment from Dallas billionaire Mark Cuban by means of sending an email pitch.

Word Fake on black background. Lie, not originality, imitation concept

Photo: Milkos via istock

The British anti-fake-news startup focused on eliminating misinformation problems that exist on the web through artificial intelligence, has …

TI Giving $6.2M for STEM Education, With Majority Focused on Teacher Effectiveness

Posted by Heather Noel

Texas Instruments and its corporate foundation plan to give out $6.2 million in grants this year for science, technology, engineering and math education in grades K-12.

Out of the grant total, 85 percent, or $5.3 million, will fund teacher recruitment,

Nonprofit is Helping North Texas Kids ‘Dream Outside the Box’

Posted by Chloe Bennett

After coming to a harsh realization as a college student, Alvarado native Kam Phillips knew she wanted to change the lives of young children.

While at the University of Missouri, Phillips volunteered at her local Boys and Girls Club, KERA

UTD Travels to China to Show Off NTX Entrepreneurial Activities

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIn a whirlwind five-day trip, Bryan Chambers, director of Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, visited four Chinese cities, extolling the virtues of the startup community in North Texas and the opportunities for innovation and investment in

Dallas Startup Recognized for
‘Breakthrough’ Medical Tech

Posted by Mallory Houser

TissueGen Inc., recently received global recognition for its patented biodegradable polymer-based fiber that has the potential to provide new patient-care opportunities. 

The Dallas biotech startup’s ELUTE fiber won the “Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough” award from MedTech Breakthrough, an organization …

SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights

Posted by Mallory Houser

This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are experiencing a new approach to professional development, unleashing their inner student spirits. 

In an effort to increase students’ interest and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics coursework, Southern Methodist University has collaborated with …

Dallas ISD Offers Free STEM Camps to Students

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Dallas area students with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math are spending the month of June exploring fundamentals of robotics, forensics, and other topics. 

Dallas ISD’s STEM Department is hosting 40 camps for students in grades first through …

SMU Students’ Device Measures Muscle Health

Posted by Lance Murray

A group of engineering students at Southern Methodist University has developed a small, inexpensive device that could help improve the lives of people with some of the world’s most-devastating neuromuscular diseases.

The portable bioelectric impedance analyzer is about the size …