University of North Carolina

Frisco-Based NIL Platform ‘Creates Pathway’ for Fans to Offset NCAA Tennis Star’s Forfeited U.S. Open Earnings

by | Sep 7, 2023
After 21-year-old UNC tennis player and Texas native Fiona Crawley forfeited $81,000 in U.S. Open winnings due to NCAA regulations, a North Texas startup took notice. Its digital platform aims to help fans directly pay student-athletes without violating rules.
Report: Dallas-Fort Worth Has One of the Top 5 Fastest-Growing Economies in the U.S.
by | Oct 19, 2022
“More intense innovative activity leads to higher rates of economic progress," researchers for an international conference noted last year. That's certainly true of Dallas-Fort Worth, which had the No. 5 fastest-growing economy of any U.S. metro this year, according to the American Growth Project. DFW and the other top four metros on the list share a key distinction: They're all hubs for tech and innovation. The report says DFW's attractiveness helps bolster its existing “diversity and strength across industries,” while noting that health care is a “major driver of economic growth” in the region.
Discovery: UTSW Gets $14M to Recruit Researchers; UTA Professor Studies Brain Injuries
by | May 31, 2019
You’ll also find out about how a UT Dallas professor is trying to speed up transistors for chipmakers, and about how Caris Life Sciences’ new collaboration is developing a cancer diagnostic test in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.