Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

Tech is Changing Education But It’s Not a ‘Magic Bullet’ Says DISD Innovation Chief

Posted by Heather Noel

We recently caught up with Dallas ISD Chief of Transformation and Innovation Mike Koprowski to get his take on technology’s role in education and what can be done to better prepare teachers and students in an increasingly tech-driven society. These

Top 5 Voices Columns of 2016 Struck a Chord with Readers

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

It’s been a great first year at Dallas Innovates, and as you know we invited guest writers, or Voices columnists, if you will, to share their views and visions for the Dallas-Fort Worth region. These columnists are experts, thought …

UNT Researcher Studies Pollution, Cardiovascular Disease Link

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Amie Lund, a University of North Texas assistant professor of Biological Sciences, is researching the possible connection between air pollution and deaths due to cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a UNT news release.

Annually, about 3 million deaths …

On Tap: Downtown Wanderland, Hour of Code Workshops, and Diversity Entrepreneur Day

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Thursday, Dec. 8

DOWNTOWN WANDERLAND Thursdays through Saturdays until Dec. 17 at different downtown Dallas locations. Downtown Dallas transforms into a holiday “wanderland” with free moving screenings, pop-up shops featuring local startups, live music, children’s activities, photos with Santa, …

UNT Prof Working to Find Safer Way to Dispose Nuclear Waste

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

University of North Texas professor Jincheng Du and researchers from various universities will receive at least $8 million to make nuclear waste disposal safer.

The funds from the U.S. Department of Energy will be used to create the Center for

UTD, TCU Recognized for Entrepreneurship Programs

Posted by Heather Noel

Academic programs at The University of Texas at Dallas and Texas Christian University are getting some kudos.

TCU came in at No. 21 on The Princeton Review’s list of top 25 undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship studies. UTD’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship …

Sabre Shares 5 Concepts Poised to Move From Idea to Execution

Posted by Nick Vivion

In its current iteration, a quarterly release cycle provides loose structure to the initiative. Innovation never happens neatly, so the cycle expands and contracts to accommodate.

There’s really something to be said about having a home for a company’s …

Toyota Switching Gears to Electric Cars

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Toyota is taking another step into the world of green energy by investing in electric cars.

The company’s new sector for developing a fully electric vehicle will be small according to the Dallas Business Journal, but the goal is …

Unbranded Pop-up Shop Making a Return for Holiday Shopping

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Dallas pop-up shop Unbranded plans to return this December to a Main Street storefront in downtown Dallas, according to CultureMap Dallas.

Matt Alexander of Q Fifty One Digital and Bryan DeLuca of Foot Cardigan created Unbranded in 2014 to …

Verizon’s Annual Student App Challenge Open For Entries

Posted by Krista Bourne

CONTEST BOOSTS STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCE IN STEM, ENTREPRENEURSHIP 


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 …