Posts Tagged ‘TCU’

AFS Grants to Support North Texas Filmmakers, EECU Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Lance Murray

NEW GRANT PROGRAM TO SUPPORT NORTH TEXAS FILMMAKERS

Austin Film Society and Oak Cliff Film Festival have announced that the society will administer a new cash grant of $30,000 for filmmakers who live in Dallas-Fort Worth as part of the

Discovery: Sway, TCU Partner on Sports Performance Research & UTA Gets $3.3M for Heart Study

Posted by Lance Murray

SWAY MEDICAL, TCU SPORT SCIENCE CENTER PARTNER ON RESEARCH

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchSway Medical and Texas Christian University’s new Sport Science Center have agreed to a multiyear partnership that will support research at the center.

Sway will provide a three-year financial commitment to …

Student Wins $10K, Title of ‘Best Student Entrepreneur in the U.S.’

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

The Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards, hosted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, is a worldwide student startup competition.

On Feb. 9, 26 top students from around the country — …

Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation. Here are some to watch.

SOCIAL

Brittany Merrill Underwood

Founder of Akola Project

Underwood is the founder of the Akola …

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 …

TCU Senior’s Startup Offering Tech Repair On Demand

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Texas Christian University senior Daniel Castenada wants to cut down long wait times that have become the norm for some tech repair shops. 

Through his startup FlyFix, he offers on-demand tech repairs and is a self-described “Uber” of phone repairs, …

UNIBEES App Planning Rapid Expansion in 2018, Venturing Beyond a Freebie Finder

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

An app that helps college students find free food and events on campus has 12,000 users at some of the state’s biggest universities and could launch nationwide next year.

UNIBEES founders Abinav Varma Kalidindi and Chandra Kiran Achanta started the …

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