Posts Tagged ‘education’

SMU Meadows School of the Arts’ Initiative Gets $300K Boost

Posted by Nealie Sanchez


Southern Methodist University received a $300,000 grant that will fund the Meadows School of the Arts’ Ignite/Arts Dallas initiative.

The three-year grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support programs and special projects for

SMU, LIFT Team Up on App to Unlock Literacy & $3M Prize

Posted by Heather Noel


A new game being created by Southern Methodist University puts users in the shoes of an archaeologist traveling the world to decode artifacts.

While Codex’s lead character works to translate ancient languages, …

Texas Leads in Making Youth Sports Safer from Concussions

Posted by Sandra Chapman

CNN recently reported that concussions have been on the rise for American youth, this according to the new Health of America Report released by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS).  The piece notes a 71 percent increase in rough-sports-related concussions for …

UTA Breaks Ground on New Research Building

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

The University of Texas at Arlington broke ground for its new Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building Thursday.

The 220,000-square-foot building will use a research lab neighborhoods design to foster more collaboration between disciplines, according to the university.…

Texas Lt. Gov. Backs School Choice to Improve Workforce

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will renew his fight to institute school choice in the 2017 Texas Legislative session, a move that he says will better prepare young Texans for the workforce.

Patrick spoke to a packed house at the …

Bloom & Give Helps Keep Girls Focused on Education

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Dallas area residents Madhu Rajendran and Partha Raghunathan are using their business to combat gender disparity in their native India.

As founders of Bloom & Give, the former technology consultants sell bags, scarfs, and other accessories and donate half …

Verizon’s Annual Student App Challenge Open For Entries

Posted by Krista Bourne


This fall, Dallas-Fort Worth area students in grades sixth through 12th have an opportunity to share their creativity and problem-solving skills with the world in the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge, which …

Coppell ISD Using New Digital Tool for Personalized Learning

Posted by Heather Noel

Coppell ISD has a new digital tool to better cater to students’ individual learning styles. 

The school district is the first to use IBM Watson Element for Educators, an app that integrates analytics and data from areas such as academic …

STEM vs. STEAM: Summit Attendees State Preference

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Sanjiv Yajnik believes that the ongoing debate between Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math education and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education has come to an end.

It seems that North Texas business leaders and educators attending last week’s CCBA summit …

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Celebrates National Chemistry Week

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is celebrating National Chemistry Week with hands-on activities. 

The American Chemical Society aims to raise awareness of chemistry in local communities Oct. 16-22. This year’s National Chemistry Week theme is “Solving Mysteries Through …