Alexander, who was named director of the NSA in 2005 and served until he retired in March 2014, will speak in Dallas for the University of North Texas' Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security luncheon.
Doctoral student Clare Carrasco received a fellowship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service to research in Germany this coming spring and summer.
The use of weapons and explosives in conflict zones is often considered inevitable; however, one UNT researcher hopes his work can help the military combat this never-ending threat with data the military can use to develop better protection for soldiers and civilians.
UNT's College of Music offers its hands-on event for children in grades 2 to 5 who want to learn more about musical instruments on Oct. 11 (Saturday).
The gala, the largest College of Music fundraiser of the year, helps to ensure the college can continue to attract the best young musicians in the world. Last year alone, 550 of the 1,600 music students at UNT received merit-based scholarships.
University of North Texas researchers discovered that plant-based building materials can provide up to 20 percent energy savings, reduce energy consumption and the overall carbon footprint compared with synthetic building materials currently on the market.
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that the West African nations could have 1.4 million cases of the Ebola virus by Jan. 20 without effective methods to contain it.
Joseph Oppong, professor of geography at UNT and current U.S. representative to the International Geographical Union Commission on Health and the Environment, is available to discuss how geography has impacted the spread of the Ebola virus and how the current outbreak compares to other pandemics.
U.S. officials have announced that several Arab states have offered to fly airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq alongside the efforts of the U.S. military, and France has sent fighter jets on a reconnaissance mission over Iraq -- taking a step closer to becoming an ally to the U.S. in efforts to defeat Islamic State fighters in Iraq. UNT faculty members can comment on President Obama's plans to establish a broad coalition against ISIS, and the world response.