Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

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 …

Brookings Report: Dallas is a ‘Knowledge Capital’

Posted by Lance Murray

Data from the “Redefining Global Cities” report had some good news for the Dallas innovation community, but it also showed some areas where the region needs to improve.

According to a report in D Magazine, Dallas was ranked as …

Editor’s Picks:
Calendar for Sept. 29 – Oct. 6

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

From learning how to weave creativity into your company’s culture at Signposts of Innovation to browsing pieces at the Cottonwood Art Festival, here are events to enjoy the fall weather and boost your career in the next week. 

THURSDAY, SEPT. …

For Social Impact, Build Financial Sustainability into Your DNA

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

What do you think of this mission statement? “To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”

Does it sound like it belongs to a for-profit or a nonprofit?

Some of you may recognize it, yet, others …