Posts Tagged ‘3 things’

SMU Profs Given Grants for Humanities Research

Posted by Heather Noel

Two Southern Methodist University professors were the only North Texans recently named recipients of National Endowment for the Humanities grants. 

Zachary Wallmark, assistant professor and chair of music history at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, received $25,200 to further …

J.C. Penney Expanding its Nike Footprint in Stores

Posted by Lance Murray

The athletic leisure attire market is hot in the United States, and retailers such as Plano-based J.C. Penney and its competitor Kohl’s are giving the segment increasingly larger display in their stores.

J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) is boosting its Nike …

Endowment to Boost Assistance to Uninsured Burn Survivors

Posted by Lance Murray

Burn care at Parkland Health & Hospital System got a big boost with the recent announcement of the Sons of the Flag Endowment for Burn Care Supplies through the Parkland Foundation.

Sons of the Flag is a nonprofit founded by …

UNT Researchers Develop Cooling Cushion to Prevent Ulcers for People in Wheelchairs

Posted by Heather Noel

Consistent pressure against the skin can lead to ulcers for many people in wheelchairs, but UNT Health Science Center researchers have designed a cooling cushion that could help prevent the costly health problem.

The battery-powered system circulates about a gallon …

Taylor Farms Plants Solar Panels at Dallas Facility

Posted by Lance Murray

Taylor Farms has unveiled a $2.1 million array of 3,520 solar panels that will help supply power to the company’s 220,000-square-foot Dallas plant that produces 12 million servings of food a week.

The solar installation is the fourth among the …

UTD Researchers Receive Grants for VR-based Medical Work

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

The University of Texas at Dallas announced Thursday that a team of researchers from the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication has received two grants that will be used to further research into virtual reality-based medical experiences.

The Center

Irving-based Chuck E. Cheese’s Growing Special Needs Program

Posted by Heather Noel

Irving-based Chuck E. Cheese’s has expanded its Sensory Sensitive Sundays to 54 locations in New England, New Jersey, and New York.

The event for children with autism and other special needs and their families dials down the sensory overload at …

Dallas-based Wingstop Offers 1st Menu-specific Ordering Via Alexa

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

So, you’re craving some wings from Dallas-based Wingstop, but maybe it’s too cold out (or it’s too hot) or you’re just too tired to get up and get them yourself. No problem. You’ve got Alexa, and she can place your …

New Murals in the Works for Downtown Plano

Posted by Heather Noel

The Plano Art Association and Historic Downtown Plano Association are teaming up for three new mural projects in the city.

Two of the murals will be on 15th Street in downtown Plano and a third location that will be determined.…

Dallas Library, Deep Ellum Shop Team Up for ‘Bookbike’

Posted by Lance Murray

In an effort to make books more accessible to the community, the Dallas Public Library and a bike shop in Deep Ellum are working together to make Dallas’ first bookbike, a small bicycle-drawn trailer that can be customized for the …