DFW Influences the Nation at Large

Higher education institutions are deeply embedded in the DFW community, taking leadership to drive important policy changes at the local, state, and national level. Through diverse industries and pathways, DFW higher education is leaving a lasting impact on the world.

Preparing Women to Lead

Women hold 5% to 12% of top executive positions in U.S. corporations, according to the Pew Research Center. The number of women in the U.S. Congress, meanwhile, is at an all-time high at 24%, but women make up 51% of the U.S. adult population… read more >

Bringing Back Texas

The Advanced Environmental Research Institute (AERI) at the University of North Texas (UNT) has been established as an Institute of Research Excellence… read more >

Data Drives Criminal Justice Reform

A Q&A with Pamela R. Metzger of the SMU Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center… read more >

The ‘Secret Sauce’ in Teacher Success

Nearly half (44 percent) of all teachers quit their profession within the first five years of starting their job, according to a study by Richard Ingersoll and his team at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education… read more >

It’s like Shark Tank, But with Heart

Each year, students from across the globe travel to Texas Christian University’s (TCU) Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures© Competition to pitch ideas for conscious capitalism ventures that turn a profit while solving a problem… read more >

Policy Shapers

Part of higher education’s purpose is to meet the needs of the surrounding community, whether that be businesses, students, parents or the public at large. In DFW, two universities listened to their communities to create law schools with innovative programs that reflect the communities they serve… read more >

Redefining Liberal Arts

These DFW schools are changing our perception of liberal arts institutions… read more >

This information is part of the 2020 Higher Education Review Magazine, presented by Thomson Reuters.