Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Dallas’

Dallas Innovators: Bonnie Pitman Does Something New Every Day

Posted by Alex Edwards

It was July 8, 2011. Bonnie Pitman had just gotten a biopsy report from her doctor that confirmed a respiratory infection in her lungs continued to grow. She realized she was at a crossroads—to be defined by her chronic illness,

R&D: UTA Scientist Seeks Best Rock to Block Nuclear Waste; Grant Enables PTSD Research

Posted by Lance Murray

PROF ASKS WHICH ROCK WILL STAR AS NUCLEAR WASTE BARRIER

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA professor at the University of Texas at Arlington is doing research into which rock materials provide the best barriers to isolate nuclear waste in long-term repositories.

“Max” Qinhong Hu, …

United Way, Texas Instruments Collaborate for Nonprofit Fellows Program

Posted by Alex Edwards

If anyone’s wondering what the nonprofit leaders of tomorrow look like, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas wants you to look no further than Dallas-Fort Worth. The nonprofit has announced a new collaboration with Texas Instruments that will provide funding to

Three Ways Education Design Can Further Establish Dallas as a Hub for Innovation

Posted by Holly Ragan

An exciting new report from the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Methodist University, Accenture, and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas analyzes the city’s innovation economy and offers recommendations for actions to accelerate its growth.

To fuel this push, the DFW Regional

DI People: UNTHSC Names Provost, EVP; TWU Appoints Associate VP, CIO; Chapman Honored by Les Femmes du Monde

Posted by Lance Murray

UNTHSC NAMES TAYLOR AS PROVOST, EXECUTIVE VP

Effective Aug. 1, Charles Taylor, PharmD, will become Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.

Previously, Taylor served as dean …

Immosis Builds on VR Game Experience to Branch into Apps, Marketing

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

What started as a virtual reality video game for two University of Texas at Dallas students has evolved to become a virtual and augmented reality studio, working with corporate clients to produce content for games, mobile apps and marketing.

Called …

Discovery: UTSW Realizes Brain Receptor Structure, UTA’s Patented New Tech Aids Disabled

Posted by Lance Murray

$22.5M FACILITY AT UTSW HELPS CAPTURE STRUCTURE OF BRAIN RECEPTOR

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have figured out the structure of a major brain receptor they said is a treatment target for people with epilepsy and anxiety.

In the …

Discovery: $2M State Grant Helps UTA Recruit Renowned Prof, Tiny Fish Aid Childhood Cancer Research

Posted by Lance Murray

GOVERNOR’S GRANT HELPS HIRE EXPERT ON MATERIALS, MANUFACTURING

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchRobert Schafrik has joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The recruitment of the internationally renowned expert in materials and manufacturing received support from Gov. Greg Abbott’s Governor’s University …

Discovery: How Genes Might Repair a Damaged Heart & Can Compounds Keep Tired Pilots Alert?

Posted by Lance Murray

COMPOUNDS MAY AID TIRED MILITARY PILOTS, VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is studying compounds that could keep sleep-deprived pilots alert while on long missions, or even

Narrowing the Gender Gap: North Texas Groups Empowering Girls in STEM

Posted by Isabella Couture

The popular phrase “breaking the glass ceiling” has brought awareness to the issue of gender inequality in the workplace, primarily with regard to upper mobility and pay. But, with stereotypes firmly in place, gender inequality also exists in terms of

Discovery: UTD Study Probes Socioeconomic Impact on Brain, UTA Patents ‘Cancer Trap’

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchGrowing up in an environment without adequate education, nutrition, and access to health care can adversely affect a developing child’s brain structure and function, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have found.

A new study led by researchers …

On Tap: US India Chamber Tech Conference, Array & NextUp Female Founders

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

On Tap: DWE Women’s Expo, Business For Breakfast & SOLUNA International Festival

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Discovery: Finding Lung Cancer Therapies, 1 Compound at a Time; UTD Team Creates Better Smartphone Battery

Posted by Lance Murray

Scientists and researchers across DFW are making discoveries that improve our lives every day. Here are some of the stories.


UT SOUTHWESTERN IDs COMPOUNDS WITH LUNG CANCER THERAPY POTENTIAL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center have identified 170 out

On Tap: Texas Marketing Summit, Conscious Capitalism, and Programming the Brain to Health

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Discovery: Solving Century-old Mystery Helps Scientist Win Prize, Grant Targets Measuring UAV Group Performance

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW RESEARCHER’S WORK SOLVES CENTURY-OLD MEDICAL MYSTERY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchDr. Zhijian “James” Chen has been awarded the 2018 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for his discovery of an enzyme, which has significant impact on our body’s immune defense system.

The UT Southwestern …

On Tap: BionorthTX Event, Cocktails + Conversation & Foodies for Philanthropy

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Discovery: New Hope for Extending Brain Function, UTD Testing Unique Education Method for Physics

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS AIM TO EXTEND BRAIN FUNCTION AS WE AGE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearch done at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas may provide new hope for extending our brain function as we grow older.

The center conducted a …

Master Minds:
North Texas Idea Generators

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From startups changing the way we travel and how brands can tell stories to inventions bringing new solutions to the health care and wireless industries, these North Texas innovators are making a name for themselves. 


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Fill it Up: Booster Fuels Expands Service to Shopping Mall

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Booster Fuels recently aligned with The Great Mall of the Bay Area in California and now allows shoppers there the opportunity to fill up their cars while they are inside shopping.

Booster was founded in December 2014, and has been …