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UT Southwestern develops VR training tool

UTSW, UT Dallas Collaborate on VR Training on Handling Violent Encounters in the E.R.

by | Jan 11, 2023
The collaboration has led to an innovative VR training tool that places physicians inside a virtual hospital examination room—where they experience a series of realistic patient encounters. The tool enables physicians to practice proven de-escalation tactics to help these incidents end peacefully.
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How UT Southwestern Medical Center Nurtures Next-Gen Health Care Leaders
by | Dec 30, 2022
As one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, nurturing employees for management and leadership roles is mission critical. The medical center, with its workforce of nearly 23,000, received the 2022 BOLD award for its leadership development. “As we do with our scientific, medical, and training missions, we apply data-driven strategies to nurture leaders who contribute to our institution’s culture of integrity, inclusiveness, and collaboration, and extend those qualities throughout the organization,” Holly Crawford said.
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Republic Services Opens $18M Technical Institute in Southwest Dallas to Train Diesel Techs
by | Oct 4, 2021
Phoenix-based Republic Services needs trained diesel technicians for its 180 local business units across the U.S. So it's opening an $18 million, 45,000-square-foot technical institute in Dallas—offering 12 weeks of free, compensated training with transportation and lodging provided, followed by placement in full-time positions across the country.
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Digital Training: Dallas Startup Skyllful Keeps Frontline Workers and Remote Professionals Up to Date on Essential Tech
by | Nov 23, 2020
In the ongoing pandemic, Skyllful co-founder and CEO Justin Lake is working to bridge the gap between new apps and rates of adoption by frontline workers due to poor training and rapid change.
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How Verizon Retrained Nearly 20,000 Workers to Avoid Layoffs

by | Sep 28, 2020
Through a robust retraining program, Verizon aimed to meet customer needs and ensure employee well-being during the global pandemic.
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‘The Future of Air Force Training is Here’: L3Harris Tech-Led Team Will Help Transform USAF Flight Simulator Training
by | Sep 24, 2020
L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defense technology innovator based in Arlington, will lead a team to transform the U.S. Air Force’s flight simulator training that's used to develop highly skilled air crews.
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Nastia Liukin on Why Becoming an Entrepreneur is Just Like Training for the Olympics
by | Sep 10, 2020
"Whether you're starting your own business, you're part of a startup, or you're raising a round of funding, you have to have the blood, sweat, and tears just like I did training for the Olympics," Liukin says. "That's how you have to feel every single day."
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Obstacle Course Creator Ninja Nation Opens Second DFW Location
by | Sep 9, 2020
Ninja Nation's new Murphy arena marks the beginning of its franchising program.
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MassChallenge Texas: Meet the MedTech Startup Making Wearables That Mimic and Complement Biological Systems

by | Aug 4, 2020
Articulate Labs' wearable devices strengthen muscles through everyday activity. That makes its training more mobile, convenient, and effective, CEO Josh Rabinowitz says.
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Dallas-Based Virtual Football Training App Receives $100K Investment From Arlan Hamilton
by | Jul 20, 2020
The funding will go to Equalizer Games' Quarterback Equalizer, a virtual training game app that uses gamification to help quarterbacks better understand their position.
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Frisco-Based Trivie Closes $5M Series A to Expand its Workforce Knowledge Retention Platform
by | Jun 24, 2020
Trivie plans to use the investment to bring its remote learning technology to Fortune 1000 companies in energy, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, and consumer goods.
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SMU Partners with 2U and Over 30 Universities to Launch $3M Scholarship Fund
by | Jun 17, 2020
The fund was created to expand access for people from historically underrepresented communities to attend tech training boot camps.
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Frito-Lay Boosts Its Southern Dallas Commitment With $1M Grant

by | Oct 31, 2019
The funding backs the expansion of Southern Dallas Thrives, which provides healthy meals, quality childcare, career opportunities, and college preparation.
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Ready for Takeoff: New Southwest Program Gives Prospective Pilots a Pathway to the Cockpit
by | Aug 2, 2019
The program seeks to fill Southwest Airlines' future needs—which are predicted to be growing—to fill pilot slots with qualified candidates.
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3 DFW Workforce Agencies Get State Grants Totaling $908K
by | Jul 25, 2019
The local Texas Talent Connections grants were among $5.2 million awarded to 15 agencies statewide for innovative workforce skills training and job placement programs.
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