Posts Tagged ‘students’

Dallas ISD’s IDEA Tackles Students’ Emotional Well-being Along With Academics

Posted by Lance Murray

The Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy is a unique Dallas public school that has a startup vibe and focuses not only academics, but the emotional well-being of its students.

Called IDEA for short, the school recently was featured in EdSurge

UNT Computer Science Curriculum Helps Visually Impaired Students Learn

Posted by Julia Falcon

University of North Texas professor Stephanie Ludi has developed a curriculum specifically designed to help visually impaired students learn computer science skills. 

Most computer science programs currently in practice favor being able to see, Ludi said. Being visually impaired herself, …

Paul Quinn Earns U.S. Work College Designation

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas’ Paul Quinn College has added a couple of firsts to its resume by being the first urban and first historically black college in the nation to be named a Work College by the U.S. Department of Education.

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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 …

Booster Fuels, UTD Partner on Campus Fuel Delivery

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Dallas and Booster Fuels are partnering to bring the on-demand gas delivery service to the campus in Richardson.

Booster’s service will allow students, faculty, and staff to have their vehicles gassed up while they are …

Axxess: Nurturing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Posted by John Olajide

As a graduate of University of Texas at Dallas, it is always inspiring to return to campus to support the next generation. There has been tremendous growth and evolution since I graduated 12 years ago, but one thing that …

Twelve Oaks Catering: Healthy Fare for Those Who Need It Most

Posted by Vanessa McGrady

How does maple-roasted chicken or a pizza made with a garlic-brushed whole grain crust sound for lunch? Pretty good, right? You might be surprised to know that those are just a couple of offerings from the Twelve Oaks Catering school …

Business Clients Put UNT Student Consultants to the Test

Posted by UNT

CLASS ALLOWS STUDENTS TO WORK ON REAL-LIFE BUSINESS PROBLEMS


The idea came to Michael Ingle at 3 a.m. as he lay on his bare mattress waiting for his sheets to dry after a late night of laundry.

Consumed with thoughts …

UTD Student Startups Reach Funding Goals

Posted by Maggie Barton

THREE STUDENT STARTUPS RAISE MONEY THROUGH CROWDFUNDING


Students at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Dallas launched crowdfunding campaigns this semester to get cash toward their business ideas.

Three student startups — Icing Aid, …

Innovative Partnership Opens Doors for Dallas Students

Posted by Miguel Solis

One of the main goals of Dallas ISD is to graduate students who are college and career ready. For many of us, this means ensuring that our young people have obtained the best K-12 instruction and support possible to allow …