UNT Dallas Gets $651K TI Foundation Grant to Fund STEM School Principals Master’s Program

by | May 23, 2023
Beginning this fall, the grant will cover tuition and fees for candidates entering the rigorous, two-year Master of Educational Leadership program with a STEM concentration. Candidates will be drawn from Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster independent school districts.
UNT Dallas Rising Blazers to Host Exhibition on African American STEAM Pioneers
by | Feb 8, 2023
What do the three-light traffic light, laser cataract surgery, and the first automatic transmission have in common? All were invented by African Americans. In celebration of Black History Month, the UNT Dallas Rising Blazers program will host a special viewing of the African American Pioneers in STEAM Museum Showcase Feb. 11-12 and 16-17 at the UNT Dallas Innovation Center, 4315 S. Lancaster Road, Suite 180 in Dallas.
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.
Leaders, Follow the Research: Students Can Catch Up After the Covid Learning Slump, SMU Experts Say
But don't speed past the basics, SMU education experts caution. Here's what their research tells us.

T.D. Jakes Foundation Launches to Raise $100M for STEAM Education in Underserved Communities

by | Jan 28, 2020
The nonprofit foundation will be led by Hattie Hill—former president and CEO of Women’s Foodservice Forum—who says she plans to focus on tech, especially on increasing the diversity of coding engineers.
‘At the Speed of Bright’:
UT Dallas Boasts its Best in Brand Campaign
by | Jun 13, 2019
The campaign aims to highlight "bright students, innovative programs, renowned faculty, committed staff, engaged alumni, and research that matters."
Innovation Study: DFW Should Embrace its Sprawl & Work Together to Propel its Growth, Identity as ‘Hub for Innovation’
by | Jun 29, 2018
After a monthslong research study, the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Methodist University, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Accenture have released a “guidebook” to help North Texas’ innovation economy thrive into the future.

NBCUniversal Looking for DFW Nonprofits Making Tech-based Social Impact

by | Jan 26, 2018
NBCU's Project Innovation is currently accepting applications for the chance to receive $225,000 in funding for local nonprofits.
Highland Park ISD
Highland Park ISD Names Leader of New Innovation Institute
by | Mar 29, 2017
Dr. Geoffrey Orsak, former dean of Lyle School of Engineering at SMU, will take the reins as executive director of the Moody Innovation Institute.
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.
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Denton ISD Math Teacher Named Finalist in National Tech Contest
by | Jan 27, 2017
Crownover Middle School teacher Robert (B.J.) Garcia received a $25,000 prize from Samsung for a STEAM project he's working on with his students.
Dallas Art's District

Walks Will Uncover STEM in Dallas Arts District

by | Nov 1, 2016
A new series of monthly walks will encourage students to explore math and science concepts in everyday surroundings.
STEM vs. STEAM: Summit Attendees State Preference
by | Oct 17, 2016

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....