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Perot Museum's TECH Truck Inspires Future Scientists

Tue, Jul 5, 2016

Dallas’ Perot Museum of Nature and Science just launched its second TECH Truck. Designed to take science to the streets, the truck recently visited UNT’s campus in South Dallas. 

Middle school girls in a summer science program are assembling pre-cut wood using nuts bolts and screws. They’re getting help from the Perot Museum’s TECH Truck educator, Michael Hughes.

He explains what’s happening. “And so today we’re building trebuchets.”

What's that?

“We built a … treb … boo … a trebuchet …” says one of the middle school kids, speaking...

The Dallas 500

Thu, Nov 5, 2015 - 12:00pm

The Dallas 500 is a special edition that celebrates the most influential leaders in North Texas. It’s produced by the editors of D CEO (named the country’s best regional business magazine for the past three consecutive years) who have spent nearly a year doing research and interviews. Unprecedented in scope, The Dallas 500 provides an engaging, personal look at the people who have made Dallas-Fort Worth such a powerful economic force.


Regents expected to vote today on budget, capital projects plan

By Jenna Duncan

FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas Board of Regents is expected to vote today on the university budget and a capital projects plan, after briefings Thursday.

The board will also meet in an executive session today at the UNT Health Science Center to discuss its ongoing financial issues, “evaluation and compensation” for System Chancellor Lee Jackson and leasing property in Frisco for offices and classrooms.

This year, UNT’s proposed budget accounts for $675.8 million in revenues and $642.9 million in expenses.

Major changes include allocating $5.5 million for merit raises for...

Archived Story

Sat, Aug 19, 2006