10 Years, 10x Growth: Dallas ISD’s Mega STEM Expo Takes Over Convention Center on Saturday

by | Feb 2, 2024

The largest STEM expo in Texas — Dallas ISD’s STEM Expo — is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

More than just a science fair, the event allows students to investigate, design, and create real-world science, technology, engineering, and math activities and projects while building connections with many district departments, campuses, and industry and academic partners, DISD said....

Lyda Hill Philanthropies Awards Texas Woman’s University Grant for New STEM Pathways
by | Aug 25, 2023
The project started with a successful pilot earlier this year. The new grant will fund one-day experiential STEM learning opportunities for 100 community college students from Dallas College, North Central Texas College, and Tarrant County College, and paid, two-week internships for 10 students.
Meet the 19-Year-Old Texas Native Who Went Viral on TikTok With Advanced Science Videos
by | Oct 1, 2020
Known to 500K fans by @Mags4Science, Maggie Burruss is working to pioneer the idea that STEM is for everybody, no matter your education, identity, or background.
Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.

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.
STEM in the Schoolyard: Sparking the ‘Curiosity’ That Fuels Innovation
by | Apr 10, 2019
TI's Rich Templeton says, “Innovation in this world is alive and well: It’s alive and well at TI, and it’s alive and well in North Texas,” as he works to promote STEM education.
Higher education is a hotbed for breakthrough design solutions that help fuel local and regional economies, says Voices writer Holly Ragan.
Three Ways Education Design Can Further Establish Dallas as a Hub for Innovation
by | Jul 24, 2018
Higher education is a hotbed for breakthrough design solutions that help fuel local and regional economies, says Voices writer Holly Ragan.
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Dallas Millennial Club Shows Students Science’s Fun Side at Celebrate STEM in the Park
by | Jul 23, 2018
STEM in the Park was hosted by Millennials for STEM, a foundation by the Dallas Millennial Club. The event had different STEM zones like robotics or VR for parents and students from grades kindergarten to 12th to experience the different aspects of STEM in a fun, engaging way.
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Narrowing the Gender Gap: North Texas Groups Empowering Girls in STEM

by | May 22, 2018
DFW area programs and organizations are working to introduce girls to STEM at a younger age in order for them to develop a passion for math and sciences and later the confidence to lead in these male-dominated fields.
RoboKind’s New Robot Teaching Kids to Be Tomorrow’s Coders
by | May 3, 2018
The Dallas startup launched its robots4STEM program in March, which includes a curriculum covering coding, algorithmic thinking, and online safety through Jett the robot.
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Dallas Engineering Group Seeking Area’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM
by | Jan 23, 2018
The 2018 awards program, The Hidden Figures of Dallas: Top STEM Influencers, will honor both minority women and men making a difference in STEM careers. 
9 North Texas Students Among Siemens Regional Finalists
by | Oct 30, 2017
The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology is one of the premier research competitions for high school students in the nation.
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SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights

by | Jun 26, 2017
This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are going to school — learning ways to increase student interest in STEM subjects.
Automatic three dimensional 3d printer performs product creation. Modern 3D printing or additive manufacturing and robotic automation technology. Photo via istockphoto
Dallas ISD Offers Free STEM Camps to Students
by | Jun 9, 2017
The June camps will cover a range of topics from from 3D printing to environmental engineering.
Walkers See STEM Concepts in Dallas Arts District
by | Apr 4, 2017
The walkSTEM program is designed to get students, faculty, and educators to see themselves as math doers, learners, and STEM practitioners.
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Meet the 10 Women Named Dallas’ ‘Hidden Figures’
by | Feb 27, 2017
Minority women in STEM careers are being honored for their work by the DFW chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.