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Geneticist Dr. Helen Hobbs, of UT Southwestern Medical Center, is one of three winners of the Grand Prize in Science from the Lefoulon-Delalande Foundation in France. Dr. Hobbs won for her role in pinpointing a gene mutation impacting cholesterol levels.
Dallas Workforce Solutions is launching a technology-driven solution to provide training to job-seekers in the local retail industry. The training platform is called Retail Skills Digital Academy and will be accessible via mobile phone.
New micro-transit service The Free Ride is now available in select areas of Dallas, providing short-distance rides on six-person electric shuttles. Companies pay to advertise on the cars, so the service is free to those using it.
This month the City of Dallas breaks ground on a new disabilities-accessible playground in the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The new park will be located at Flag Pole Hill and will contain all-inclusive features to both accommodate children and adults.
Dr. Helen H. Hobbs, a UT Southwestern Medical Center professor, has been awarded the 2018 Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for her part in the discovery of a genetic mutation that promotes low cholesterol levels. She shares the award with two others.
Southwest Airlines is adding flights from its Dallas Love Field base to New York City and Washington, D.C., using gates it recently acquired from Alaska Airlines. Each city will get an additional flight, beginning November 4th.
A 1.5 mile stretch of Southern Dallas' S.M. Wright Highway is being pitched as a testing site for smart city technology. The City of Dallas, working with multiple agencies, has applied for federal grant funds that would cover these testing costs.
Paul Quinn College is expanding its urban college model by partnering with iDesign, an instructional design firm. The two will work together, using emerging technologies to create courses and degrees that provide enhanced learning opportunities.
WalletHub has ranked the Dallas area one of the summer's best travel destinations, according to 40 key indicators around budget- and fun-friendliness. From world-class dining, arts, and natural attractions, it's why 49 million people visit us each year.
American Airlines has announced it will offer several new routes out of DFW Airport. Those routes include Buffalo, New York; Sarasota, Florida; Wilmington, North Carolina; and Del Rio, Texas. Service will start later this year.
Flight-sharing/charter company JetSmarter has launched regular service from Dallas to Houston and Austin. The company offers memberships that allow their customers to fly as often as they wish on regularly scheduled or personal charter flights.
F45, a rapidly-growing Australian fitness studio chain, has opened its first location in Dallas. Located at 1517 Main Street in Downtown Dallas, the studio focuses on functional training, which adapts day-to-day movements into 45 minute exercise classes.
Dallas' Red Bird neighborhood will soon be home to Dallas' largest senior center. The 22,000-square-foot health and wellness center will be located at Redbird Square Shopping Center. Plans are for the center to open in October.