Posts Tagged ‘Southern Methodist University’

Innovation Study: DFW Should Embrace its Sprawl & Work Together to Propel its Growth, Identity as ‘Hub for Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

It’s said there’s power in numbers and as North Texas looks to accelerate the growth and success of its innovation economy it’s going to take a communitywide effort, according to a study released Thursday.

Startups, corporations, investors, universities, government, social …

Aronson Cello Festival Honors Late Cellist, SMU Instructor

Posted by Lance Murray

The sixth annual Aronson Cello Festival began Sunday at the Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts and continues through June 30 featuring all women cellists and musicians.

The festival honors the eastern European-American cellist and former SMU teacher …

SMU, LIFT Team Moving On in $7M Literacy XPRIZE Contest

Posted by Heather Noel

A literacy app for adult learners developed by Southern Methodist University and Dallas-based Literacy Instruction for Texas is moving forward in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition.

XPRIZE named the Dallas team, People ForWords, one of …

Meadows Prize Will Help CultureBank Develop New Arts Investment Model In Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

The $35,000 Meadows Prize for 2018 will be awarded to CultureBank, a San Francisco-based initiative that will create a new investment model to support artistic enterprises in Dallas, the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University announced.

Awarded …

Recipe for Learning: SMU Professor Writes Book on Entrepreneurship Education

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University professor Jim Hart hopes to give other educators the dynamic tools needed to boost their entrepreneurial instruction.

In his new book, “Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship: A Cross-disciplinary Approach,” Hart lays out 65 experiential lessons he’s …

SMU Grad Launches B2B App for Wholesale Buyers

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Southern Methodist University graduate Chandler Helms is revolutionizing the way retail buyers go to wholesale markets.

Her new business-to-business app, Buyer’s Marque, puts everything boutiques and stores need in one place.

“It’s basically a digital platform for buyers to …

Reflections on Earth Day:
A Collection of Top Stories

Posted by Dallas Innovates

In honor of Earth Day on Sunday, we’re taking a look back at some of our past stories focused on the environment.

From renewable energy and sustainable wine growing to an artist’s plight to protect the ocean and a crowdfunding …

Change of Venue: SMU Guildhall Planning Move Away From Plano

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University’s graduate program for game design is planning to relocate from Plano to the main Dallas campus by 2020.

The forthcoming move comes as the university has put its Plano campus on the market. Though days are numbered, …

Here’s Which North Texans You Should Watch for at SXSW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The South by Southwest Conference and Festivals officially starts Friday, and although all the happenings are in Austin, there’ll be plenty of North Texas presence.

This year’s conference has 25 tracks covering areas such as the music and film industries …

2 DFW Students to Participate in SXSW Red Bull Launch Institute

Posted by Lance Murray

A couple of North Texas university students will participate in the Red Bull Launch Institute March 10 at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin.

The institute, which says it “give wings to collegiate entrepreneurs and their ideas,” will …