Posts Tagged ‘grant’

North Texas Universities Collaborating on Drone Aerial Computing Platform

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Two North Texas universities are using a National Science Foundation grant to develop integral drone software and design.

University of Texas at Arlington associate professor Yan Wan will lead a team of researchers including University of North Texas associate professor 

Dallas ISD, Big Thought Partner on Social, Emotional Learning

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas ISD and Big Thought are partnering on the implementation of social and emotional learning programs in the district for the four-year Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative.

The Wallace Foundation awarded Big Thought and Dallas ISD with …

Toyota Gives $1M to Help Homeless in Collin County

Posted by Chloe Bennett

As Toyota celebrates the opening of its new North American headquarters in Plano, it’s also committing $1 million to help homeless women and children in Collin County.

On Thursday, Toyota and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas awarded a $1 million

Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Gets $290K Conservation Innovation Grant

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas-based Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has been awarded a $290,000 Conservation Innovation Grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service that will support the new Gulf Coast Conservation Loan Fund.

It’s one of 33 projects funded nationwide by …

Deadline Nears for WeWork Creator Awards

Posted by Heather Noel

Entrepreneurs and artists looking to be considered for WeWork’s inaugural Creator Awards should submit applications by June 12. 

The New York-based coworking company, which has locations in the Dallas area, is giving out more than $20 million to entrepreneurs, small …

Collin College Awarded Nearly
$4M Grant for Tech Research

Posted by Julia Batlle

Collin College recently received a nearly $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance the work at the National Convergence Technology Center.

This is the sixth grant that has been awarded to Collin College for research in information …

National Libraries Grant Aids in Studying Makerspaces

Posted by Lance Murray

Makerspaces are all the rage, and the a team at the University of Texas at Arlington will use a $49,800 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences to help develop a set of maker-based competencies.

The grant …

Grant Enables Drone Use for Highway, Rail Inspections

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Drones could become the standard method for inspections of highways, bridges and railroads throughout Texas in the future.

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington partnered with the Texas Department of Transportation to see how well the unmanned aerial …

Southwest Airlines Accepting Grant Applications

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Southwest Airlines is accepting applications for its Heart of the Community grants until Dec. 5 to strengthen communities and stimulate local economies through placemaking, according to a Southwest Airlines news release.

Dallas-based Southwest and partner, Project for Public Spaces

UT Southwestern Researcher Gets Prestigious NIH Grant

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

A researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been awarded a prestigious 2016 Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund.

The grant to Dr. Rama Ranganathan, director of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Comprehensive Center …