Posts Tagged ‘Texas Christian University’

TCU Junior Moving On To Nationals of Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Posted by Maggie Barton

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

Last Tuesday, Entrepreneurs’ Organization in Fort Worth hosted its annual Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

GSEA as a world-wide student startup competition. Students move up the ranks …

Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding the next big medical innovation can be a daunting, Herculean journey fraught with years of pitfalls and patience before finally reaching the market.

Compared to a tech startup, which requires a computer, coding, an internet connection, and a lot …

On Demand Car Care: Service With the Push of a Button

Posted by Lance Murray

Does your car need servicing, but you don’t have the time to get it done?

A new Fort Worth startup, On Demand Car Care, is offering a concierge service for car cleaning, oil and filter changes, state inspections, and dealership …

TCU Grad Launches Two Startups Post Graduation

Posted by Sabrina Scott

Austin Patry plans to change the way we valet our cars and how we eat fast food.

Since graduating from Texas Christian University in May, Patry has launched two businesses — a valet app and a food truck.

At TCU, …

TCU Trio’s Startup Gives Kids
VR Escape in Hospital

Posted by Mallory Houser

From Dallas Cowboy football games to Disneyland attractions, virtual reality technology may become a way for children’s hospital patients to experience events from their hospital beds. 

A trio of Texas Christian University students developed a concept for virtual-reality headsets to …

14-Year-Old to Become Youngest-Ever TCU Grad

Posted by Lance Murray

Carson Huey-You entered Texas Christian University in 2013 as an 11-year-old. On Saturday, he will become a 14-year-old college graduate with a degree in physics — TCU’s youngest-ever graduate.

Carson will join 1,575 people who will receive their bachelor’s degree …

Consortium, U.S. Census Partner on DFW Research Data Center

Posted by Lance Murray
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Kurt Beron

The research community in North Texas received a major boost this week with the announcement of a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and a consortium of leading research institutions led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas …

Predictive Analytics Enlisted to Fight Child Maltreatment

Posted by Lance Murray

Research being conducted in Fort Worth is using Big Data techniques to help protect children from maltreatment.

Cook Children’s Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment in Fort Worth and researchers at Texas Christian University are using ‘big data’ technology to …

Donation Pays Tuition for Inaugural Medical School M.D. Class

Posted by Lance Murray

A Fort Worth businessman’s benevolence will allow the inaugural class at Fort Worth’s new medical school to receive free tuition for their first year of school.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the first M.D. program students at the new …

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 …