Highland Park ISD Gets $4.9M Grant from Moody Foundation for STEAM and MAPS Initiatives

by | Jan 9, 2023
The grant will benefit HPISD's Moody Innovation Institute and its STEAM and MAPS initiatives, and expand the institute's programs to include the Moody Education Solutions Accelerator. Programs benefiting from the grant include those for mathematics education in grades K-8 and for dyslexia across the HPISD curriculum.
UT Dallas and Novartis Are Using Math to Speed Drug Discoveries
“The advantage of our algorithm is that it could screen about 100,000 compounds in a couple of days, which is much faster than other methods,” UT Dallas' Dr. Baris Coskunuzer says.
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.
New Digital Resource Library from Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN Initiative Promotes Women in STEM
by | Jul 30, 2020
The IF/THEN Collection aims to inspire girls to become scientists and engineers because they are 'exciting, relevant, and cool.'

As part of the project's kickoff, IF/THEN will offer a $1 million matching fund for teachers and a $650,000 grant program for science and technology centers and museums.

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

by | Aug 16, 2017
TI also announced it had partnered with retired NFL football player John Urschel to kickoff a STEM contest.
Living Learning
UTD to Pilot Living Learning Community for Women in STEAM
by | Mar 15, 2017
The program will accommodate 28 students entering their sophomore through senior years in computer science, engineering, arts and technology, and emerging media and communication.
DISD STEM Expo 2017
From Robots to Drones, DISD Event Puts STEM in Focus
by | Feb 7, 2017
According to the district, its the largest STEM-focused event in the state.
Engineering Group to Recognize Dallas’ ‘Hidden Figures’
by | Jan 18, 2017
The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers is seeking nominations through Feb. 17 for minority women making an impact in STEM.