Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

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 …

UTD Collaborates With Texas Parks and Wildlife to Teach Middle Schoolers

Posted by Taylor Lowder

The University of Texas at Dallas’ UTeach Dallas program is working with Texas Parks and Wildlife to create educational lessons integrating genetic concepts used by the Toyota ShareLunker program.

At UTeach Dallas, students simultaneously work toward STEM degrees and teaching …

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 …

Dallas Engineering Group Seeking Area’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Society Black Engineers is once again recognizing “Hidden Figures” in the area’s science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

The engineering professionals group launched the awards last year to shine a light on Dallas …

Year In Review | Our Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2017

Posted by Dallas Innovates

As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take a walk down memory lane at the most popular stories with our readers.

The list encompasses everything from stories about the growth of local startups to capturing how new developments …

9 North Texas Students Among Siemens Regional Finalists

Posted by Lance Murray

Nine North Texas high school students are among the 101 regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, one of the premier research competitions for high school students in the nation.

Regional finalists were chose from a

Plano Game Developer Calls Upon STEM ‘Superheroes’ in New Card Game

Posted by Heather Noel

A Plano game developer is hoping its new card game will offer a fun way for young learners to get engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and show that not all superheroes wear capes. 

From physicist and mathematician Isaac …

Junior League of Dallas Announces Recipients of ‘Innovative Teaching’ Grants

Posted by Jewels Clark

Junior League of Dallas is helping educators bring fun and educational projects to life through its signature grant program.

JLD recently awarded grants totaling $123,307 to 69 Dallas ISD educators through its Grants For Innovative Teaching program.

The grants go …

Meet Rover, Texas Instrument’s First Educational Robot

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

North Texas students recently had the opportunity to test drive Texas Instruments’ newest educational robot. 

TI-Innovator Rover is the Dallas-based semiconductor company’s first robotics solution for middle and high school students. 

It can connect to the TI-Innovator hub, a classroom …

Calling App Developers: Dallas USPTO Office Backs Congressional Challenge to Spur Interest in Science, Math, and Tech

Posted by Dave Moore

There’s an enormous sign taped to America’s plate-glass window: “HELP WANTED: 250,000 Programmers Needed ASAP.”

The dire need for software developers and other workers with math and science skills in the U.S. spurred the creation of the Congressional App Challenge. …