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UTD: Students Take on Challenge of Helping Make Cities Smart

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Graduate students in an entrepreneurship class at the Naveen Jindal School of Management conducted research and made suggestions for the AT&T Smart Cities initiative. The experience put students in the middle of how technology is transforming cities.

Smart Cities is …

Inaugural Arts Award at UTD Backed by Philanthropist Margaret McDermott

Posted by Heather Noel

The University of Texas at Dallas will announce the recipient of an inaugural arts award next month. 

The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts will recognize an artist for lifetime contributions in their respective field. Every other year, artists …

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 …

On Tap: Robot Building, Women Who Code & State of the State

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond. As always, events may change at any time, so check event website

TWU Student Selected for International Dance Project

Posted by Julia Falcon

A Texas Woman’s University student has been chosen for the World Dance Alliance’s 2017 International Young Choreographer Project.

Yeajean Choi, a TWU master of fine arts student, will be one of eight choreographers — and the only U.S. student

Dallas Ranks High in Tech Jobs Nationally

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas is one of the lucky ones when it comes to high-tech job growth. It came it at No. 4 on Brookings Institute analysis of Moody’s analytics data.

high-tech digital service jobs in the U.S. (46 percent) cluster in just 10 of its largest metros

Nearly half of all high-tech digital service jobs in the U.S. (46

UTD to Pilot Living Learning Community for Women in STEAM

Posted by Lance Murray
living learning

Mary Jane Pertain [Photo Courtesy UT Dallas]

The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson will pilot a new Living Learning Community (LLC) in the fall to support women in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

According to a UTD …

Robotics Gives Sunset Special Ed Students a Taste of STEM

Posted by Heather Noel

You can’t.

That phrase doesn’t exist in Pauline Tatum’s special education classroom at Sunset High School — especially when it comes to robotics.

“I think there’s been a stereotype with these kids that they can’t do it, so I’m saying …

Children Can Breathe Easy with Asthma 411 Program

Posted by Julia Batlle

A new program is reducing the consequences that arise as a result of asthma in students. 

With children having to miss school after severe asthma attacks that often lead to 911 calls, Tarrant County leaders and educators are working to …

MakerSeed Focuses on
Student-Developed Hardware

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A new product accelerator at the University of Texas at Dallas wants to revolutionize an often neglected side of the startup world.

MakerSeed is a new 501c3 nonprofit that focuses entirely on hardware products developed by UTD students and faculty.…