Posts Tagged ‘SMU’

On Tap: Art in the Dark, Trade Vs. Tech & Social Innovation Luncheon

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Boost to Education: Cognizant Gives $100M for STEM, American Airlines Awards Grants for Flight Instruction

Posted by Lance Murray

COGNIZANT DEVOTING $100 MILLION TO STEM EDUCATION

Cognizant is establishing a nonprofit foundation to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education.

The multinational IT company, which has an office in Irving, announced its plans to set up a new nonprofit …

Master Minds:
North Texas Idea Generators

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From startups changing the way we travel and how brands can tell stories to inventions bringing new solutions to the health care and wireless industries, these North Texas innovators are making a name for themselves. 


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Fueling Disruption:
Local Startups That Got Funding in 2017

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Funding rounds brought millions in capital from investors for North Texas startups.

Lantern Pharma

The cancer-fighting Dallas pharma raised $3.7 million in May from its Series A equity financing to continue its search for and testing of abandoned cancer drug.…

Magazine Names BioLum Sciences Among Nation’s ‘Most Innovative’ Startups

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has been honored as one of 14 companies named the most-innovative startups of 2017 by PM360 magazine.

The publication is a leading magazine for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries.

The company …

SMU Guildhall to Launch Gaming Tech to Fight Disease

Posted by Lance Murray

SMU Guildhall will celebrate the alpha launch of a new technology that will help fight diseases such as cancer and macular degeneration in an event Thursday. 

Called HEWMEN, the technology designed by SMU Guildhall faculty members uses online actions in …

Boost to Education: Hunt, TI Foundations & Texas Workforce Commission Donate Funds to Local Schools

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

SMU GETS $15M FROM HUNT FOUNDATION

The Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation has given Southern Methodist University a $15 million gift to continue support of the prestigious Hunt Leadership Scholars Program.

The donation will be split, with $10 million dedicated …

SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Posted by Lance Murray

Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.

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Bruce Gnade of Southern Methodist University. [Photo courtesy of SMU]

Bruce Gnade, executive director of …

On Tap: The Great Seed Bomb, Lunch With HuffPost Founder & Dallas Networking Mixer

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

UNIBEES App Planning Rapid Expansion in 2018, Venturing Beyond a Freebie Finder

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

An app that helps college students find free food and events on campus has 12,000 users at some of the state’s biggest universities and could launch nationwide next year.

UNIBEES founders Abinav Varma Kalidindi and Chandra Kiran Achanta started the …