Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Caruth Foundation Grants $2 Million Gift to Help Build Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Posted by Dallas Holocaust Museum Center

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance has received a $2 million grant from the Dallas-based W.W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation at Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) to be used for the construction of a state-of-the-art museum and education center

On Tap: Reunion Lawn Party, Intro to Apps & Future of Work

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 …

A Snow Cone Stand and a Dream: Southern Dallas Open for Business

Posted by Dave Moore

If capitalism could be reconfigured to allow neighbors to become owners of their own unique businesses, what would it look like?

Southern Dallas Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Map  [Map: Dallas Regional Chamber]

Click the image for a full-size version of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Southern Dallas Entrepreneurial Ecosystem map.

That question …

Mensa Foundation Honors Teen Creator of Anti-Bullying App

Posted by Mallory Houser

Arlington-based nonprofit, Mensa Education & Research Foundation, is awarding a California teen for creating an app that provides an avenue for students to find others to sit with at lunch. 

Natalie Hampton knows the humiliation of sitting alone in the …

Blackstone LaunchPad Helps Transform Bold Ideas Into Better Businesses

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorWalter Voit is a serial inventor with more ideas than time to execute them. Voit, an associate professor in material science engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas, started his first company a decade ago when he was …

CEOS Sharing Entrepreneurial Journeys With South Dallas High School Students

Posted by Dave Montgomery

Nearly 50 male high school students from across southern Dallas are gathering this week at the University of North Texas at Dallas for five days of intensive training and mentoring designed to help mold them into tomorrow’s business leaders.

Known …

On Tap: Creative Mornings, REVTECH Launch Party & International Folk Art Market

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 …

Lyft to Donate Portion of
Rides to Paul Quinn College

Posted by Mallory Houser

Rideshare company Lyft is donating one percent of all rides to and from Paul Quinn College to the school’s Work Program.

The college south of downtown Dallas sees this as an opportunity to enhance employment opportunities through its Work Program. …

TheCoderSchool Opens 2nd North Texas Location

Posted by Lance Murray

A Silicon Valley-based after-school coding program has opened its second location in North Texas, and has plans to open eight more in the next couple years.

The Dallas Business Journal said that theCoderSchool has opened a location in Flower Mound, …

SMU Chemist: Protein Helps Plants Know When to Bloom

Posted by Mallory Houser

Farmers growing crops under any conditions might sound impossible, but a new study by researchers at Southern Methodist University that explains how plants tell time could make that far-fetched idea a possibility.

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