Posts Tagged ‘TCU’

What Does Educational Achievement Look Like in North Texas? See This Interactive Map

Posted by Heather Noel

Numbers can be telling, but for some people, it can be hard to visualize exactly what they mean. 

Kyle Walker, an assistant geography professor at Texas Christian University, has created a way for people to study education attainment levels for …

Could Improv be Key to Effective Communication in Business?

Posted by Heather Noel

We’ve all been guilty of it. A great idea pops into our head, but whether it’s fear of rejection or believing our thoughts are unwelcome, we leave the meeting without speaking a word. 

Members of a Fort Worth comedy troupe …

What’s Ahead in Education? How Schools Will Face the Future

Posted by Heather Noel
 

John Thompson, executive director at Texas Christian University’s Center for Career and Professional Development and Sue Anderson, TCU associate professor in education technology, talk about what lies ahead for education in 2017, including technology’s role in the classroom, challenges of

Lockheed Going Full Speed on Supersonic Aircraft

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Supersonic commercial flights sound amazing in theory but in practice, they’ve been extinct since the Concorde took its last flight in 2003.

The hiccup for domestic flights has been that aircraft can’t break the sound barrier over the United States. …

CNBC’s ‘Make Me a Millionaire Inventor’ Will Feature TCU Grad

Posted by Heather Noel

A Texas Christian University alumnus will get his time in the spotlight Thursday night as a guest on CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor

The CNBC show, hosted by George Zaidan and Deanne Bell, gives inventors feedback as well …

TCU Grads Find Niche in
Customized Vitamin Startup

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

VITAFIVE LAUNCHED IN MARCH; LOOKING TO ADD MORE STAFF


While most college students are building their resumes, Garrett Adair longed for the day he could tear his up.

The entrepreneurial management student at Texas Christian University had a dream of …

3 Things: Startup Takes Hassle
Out of Luggage Buying, Storage

Posted by Julia Falcon

Traveling is becoming more efficient with startup’s focus on luggage rental, local entrepreneurs discussed ups and downs in business with TCU students, and Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs is getting refreshed with the help of a new employee.


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3 Things: Lilly & Bella Delivers Scratch-made Baby Food to Your Home

Posted by Amanda Hayes

A new service is making Dallas moms’ to-do lists shorter, a TCU alumnus and journalist is discussing how we communicate in a digital world, and Mansfield school district has officially reached innovative status. 

For busy North Texas moms, baby food …

3 Things We’re Reading: IndyCar Racer Tony Kanaan Uses Smart Shirt to Monitor Health

Posted by Amanda Hayes

ATHLETIC SHIRT MONITORS HEART RATE; FORT WORTH MED SCHOOL WILL USE 21ST CENTURY APPROACH; AT&T PREPARES FOR 5G NETWORK


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here

Oak Cliff Natives Aim to Alleviate Poverty Through Clothing Brand

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

RISE WILL OFFICIALLY LAUNCH SATURDAY AT EVENT


For Tim and Terrence Maiden, Dallas’ poverty problem really hits home.

The identical twin brothers grew up in Dallas County, a place where 29 percent of residents under age 18 are in …