Posts Tagged ‘University of North Texas’

Building Tomorrow Together: 15 Things Mike Rosa Learned From the Amazon Bid

Posted by Mike Rosa

I’ve learned a lot about DFW, like anyone with my job would, in my many years of responding to corporate recruitment opportunities, compiling site and community information to satisfy presentations or proposals, and hosting and touring with corporate visitors.

Just …

Dollars for Good: UTA Gets $1.5M NSF Grant, TI Grant Focuses on STEM, UNT Library Innovation Grant Awarded,

Posted by Rachel Linch

$1.5M GRANT TO HELP UTA STUDENTS TO GET SECONDARY TEACHER CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at the University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation.

The …

DI People: Urban Air, Varidesk, Kimberly-Clark, Murphy Center Name New Leaders

Posted by Lance Murray

EX-TOPGOLF CEO TAKES REINS AT URBAN AIR ADVENTURE PARK

Former Topgolf CEO Ken May will lead the U.S. operations and strategic growth of Dallas-based Urban Air Adventure Park as its new executive chairman.

Urban Air is a full-service family entertainment …

NASA Engineer Lesa Roe Bringing Pioneering Spirit to UNT System

Posted by Heather Noel

One thing NASA veteran Lesa Roe has learned six months into her role as the first female chancellor of the University of North Texas System — higher education is not all that different from working for America’s space agency.  

“Quite …

Changing the Narrative Through Education

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorWhen it comes to my career, the foundation and bulk of my professional experience has been built on space and aeronautics. My three decades with NASA were truly amazing — I became the first woman director of NASA Langley Research …

Discovery: Here’s Why You’re Thirsty After Drinking Alcohol; Boosting PTSD Treatment; Water Recycling Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

Drs. Steven Kliewer, Parkyong Song, and David Mangelsdorf of UT Southwestern. [Photo courtesy of UT Southwestern]

RESEARCHERS FIND LINK TO WHY YOU’RE THIRSTY AFTER DRINKING ALCOHOL, CONSUMING SUGAR

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIf you’ve ever wondered why drinking alcohol or consuming sugar makes you …

UNT Team Preserving Endangered Lamkang Language in India

Posted by Taylor Lowder

A University of North Texas graduate student is working with fellow students and her linguistics professor to preserve her native language that is danger of disappearing in India.

Sumshot Khular is working alongside UNT linguistics professor Dr. Shobhana Chelliah to …

On Tap: Art in the Dark, Trade Vs. Tech & Social Innovation Luncheon

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: 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 …

UNT First U.S. School to Offer Degree in Consumer Experience Management

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Amid a fast-changing global marketplace, the University of North Texas seeks to become a hub for retail expertise and educating the future professionals within the industry. 

A new degree in consumer experience management — the first of its kind in …