Posts Tagged ‘TCU’

SMU to Host First Ever Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture Conference

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Whether you’re a history buff, political junkie, or home goods connoisseur, a new conference coming to Dallas probably has something for youthe only catch is, that ‘something’ is going to be explored through the medium of eighteenth-century

Nonprofit Collaborative Working to Nurture DFW Biosciences Industry

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Imagine the biosciences industry in North Texas as a petri dish full of organisms with the power to save lives and lead to breakthroughs that put the region on the map.

It just needs an ecosystem that connects scaling companies …

Discovery: Caching In to Speed up Data Access; Prof Studies Cochlear Implants & Literacy

Posted by Lance Murray

CACHE IT IF YOU CAN: RESEARCHER SEEKS TO SPEED ACCESS TO DATA

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington is exploring how to make better use of a computer’s cache by allowing programmers to access it directly in

Applications Open for Fort Worth Business Contest Awarding $50K in Cash, Services

Posted by Katie Kelton

Businesses across Tarrant County will have the opportunity to vie for $50,000 in cash and professional services at this year’s Fort Worth Business Plan Competition. 

The eighth annual competition will allow companies to present developing or pre-existing business plans. Judges …

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.

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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

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


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