Posts Tagged ‘STEAM’

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 …

Art, Heart, and Smarts:
Our Creative Tech Future in DFW

Posted by Sanjiv Yajnik

It’s been a year since Capital One launched a report highlighting the economic, technological and social developments that are shaping our region. We are entering a time of unprecedented change that will impact every area of our lives. No one …

NBCUniversal Looking for DFW Nonprofits Making Tech-based Social Impact

Posted by Katie Kelton

Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofits will benefit from a new transformative technology grant program from the NBCUniversal Foundation.

Over the next two years, the foundation and NBCUniversal-owned Television Studios will partner to donate $5 million to nonprofits around the country as part …

Highland Park ISD Names Leader of New Innovation Institute

Posted by Julia Falcon

Highland Park ISD has named an executive director for its new Moody Innovation Institute. 

Dr. Geoffrey Orsak, the former dean of Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University, will be the first leader of the forthcoming institute focused on …

UTD to Pilot Living Learning Community for Women in STEAM

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson will pilot a new Living Learning Community (LLC) in the fall to support women in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

According to a UTD release, the new Women in STEAM LLC …

Denton ISD Math Teacher Named Finalist in National Tech Contest

Posted by Julia Batlle

A seventh-grade math teacher at Crownover Middle School in the Denton ISD was selected as a finalist for Samsung’s national “Solve for Tomorrow” technology contest.

Robert (B.J.) Garcia and his students received $25,000 in Samsung technology for their project designing …

Dallas Library Gets $5K Grant for STEAM Programming

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas Public Library will continue to hold science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs at five of its branches thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Association for Library Service to Children.

The library system was one of 12 …

Walks Will Uncover STEM in Dallas Arts District

Posted by Heather Noel


Math and science are all around if only you know where to look. 

That’s the premise behind a new series of monthly walks focused on encouraging students ages 5-14 to uncover math and science …

STEM vs. STEAM: Summit Attendees State Preference

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Sanjiv Yajnik believes that the ongoing debate between Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math education and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education has come to an end.

It seems that North Texas business leaders and educators attending last week’s CCBA summit …