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North Texas Student Research on Display in Regional Science Fair

Posted by Heather Noel

North Texas students will be showcasing their scientific works Sunday and Monday at University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park Center as part of the Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

In its 66th year, the fair is …

UTD: Getting an MBA May Smooth Path to Success

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Agility and intelligence are hallmarks of a successful startup. Right behind that are networks and personal drive. So getting an MBA while working at a fevered pitch to launch your next best idea may seem like a lot of superfluous …

DFW Teams Headed to World Robotics Event

Posted by Julia Batlle

Three area student teams placed for their innovative designs at the ninth annual North Texas FIRST LEGO League Regional Championship Robotics Tournament Feb. 4 at Parish Episcopal School.

The annual competition, produced by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, …

Mowing Robot Takes Top Prize at UTA Innovation Day Contest

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Students from the University of Texas at Arlington and North Texas high schools went nose-to-nose in a Shark Tank-style competition at Monday’s third annual Innovation Day at UTA.

Three UTA teams and 16 high school teams were presented with a …

From Robots to Drones, DISD Event Puts STEM in Focus

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A robot battle on the ground, drones flying in the air, and 3D printing competitions rounded out the STEM Expo Saturday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

The event included 150 exhibits and competitions for elementary to high school

SMU Launches Master’s of Science in Engineering Entrepreneurship

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

The demand for managers and entrepreneurs to lead new tech ventures is expected to continue to grow in the coming years, and Southern Methodist University is preparing to help fill the need with its new master’s degree in Engineering Entrepreneurship.

Red-light Tie-ups: Relief May Be Easy as ‘Pi’

Posted by Dave Moore

smart cities Anyone who has drummed their fingers at a stoplight might someday have some scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas to thank for reducing the time they spend waiting for signals to change.

Their proposed solution: installing computers in …

UTA, BRIT Joining Forces to Further Plant Research

Posted by Heather Noel

Officials from the University of Texas at Arlington and Fort Worth-based Botanical Research Institute of Texas signed an agreement Monday to collaborate on botanical research. 

The partnership will give UTA faculty and graduate students access to BRIT’s state-of-the-art research facilities, …

Healthcare Policy in Trump Administration to be Focus of UTD Event

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Day by day, the health care industry is changing, sometimes at the drop of a tweet. Disruption will be the industry norm for quite some time as legislation, leadership, and practitioners struggle to keep up.

The University of Texas at …

Center for BrainHealth Kicks off Lecture Series on Feb. 7

Posted by Lance Murray

The Center for BrainHealth’s four-part lecture series The Brain: An Owner’s Guide is scheduled to begin Feb. 7 and will offer neuroscience experts speaking on a variety of topics — from Alzheimer’s disease to the power of the teenage brain, …