Posts Tagged ‘SMU’

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.


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 …

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Power, Purpose & Profit: bigBANG! Focuses on Putting Money to Work for Good

Posted by Heather Noel

An investment can change the world.

Beyond making a financial return, people are putting their dollars to work on social good as well. 

“We want environmental and social impact to become the norm rather than the exception when we are

Iraq War Vet Starts Company to Help Other Vets Secure Jobs

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

A senior at Southern Methodist University’s Lyle School of Engineering has started an independent claims adjusting firm that provides on-the-job training to military veterans — training that helps them become small business owners who contribute to their local economies.

As …

SMU Announces Winners of ‘Big iDeas’ Competition

Posted by Jewels Clark

Southern Methodist University has awarded a select group of students with seed and startup funding for coming up with “Big iDeas.”

Big iDeas is a two-part competition hosted by SMU that gives undergraduate students a chance to pitch their …

iMasons Comes to Dallas to Engage Professionals in Future of Digital Infrastructure

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Masons aren’t just bricklayers. As technology advances, each generation presents a new challenge for the infrastructure masons.

A century ago, it was building the world’s first electrical grid.

In the 1950s, it was building a vast interstate highway network.

Today, …

Creating Cultural Ties: Bright Light Volunteers Eyeing Canada, Vietnam for Growth

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Volunteering abroad with her children led Dallas resident Catherine Greenberg rvo her latest venture. 

As she raised her own children to be global citizens and saw the impact volunteering had on their worldview, she felt the need to share cultural …

Giant Birdlike Dinosaur Named for SMU Paleontologist

Posted by Lance Murray

Some people get streets named after them, others bridges or a building, but a Southern Methodist University paleontologist now has a giant birdlike dinosaur from the Cretaceous period that shares his name.

The researchers who are investigating the dinosaur gave …