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The initial enrollment period for the University of North Texas' new Eagle Express Tuition Plan ended with more than 4,600 eligible students signing up for the innovative, money-saving plan.

General News

Researchers in Teen ST.A.R, or Teen Stress and Alcohol Research will examine the factors that may lead to adolescents starting risky behaviors, such as alcohol and substance abuse.

Research
wind turbine

Carrollton company is turning to researchers at the University of North Texas to examine its newest wind turbine, which it hopes can solve a difficult problem -- harvesting power when wind speeds are low.

Research, Science
Scott Dikkers

Big names in entertainment are featured in the 2014-15 season of UNT'sMary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series, including musician Bobby McFerrin; actress Laverne Cox from the Netflix series Orange is the New Black; Scott Dikkers, founder of the satirical publication The Onion; and Bill Rosemann, creative director at Marvel Comics.

Arts and Music
Geoffrey Rappaport

Rappaport will discuss how he is applying the Supercuts business model to dental care and will be joined by Soo-kyoung Ahn, a visiting research scholar in UNT's Global Digital Retailing Research Center, which is presenting the lecture series.

Business, General News

UNT students hauling their boxes of belongings into residence halls this fall will have help from hundreds of volunteers, including UNT faculty and staff members at Mean Green Move-In.

General News

Research Releases

Guido Verbec

UNT Associate Professor of Chemistry Guido Verbeck has created a device for the U.S. Department of Justice that will allow investigators to analyze inks, paints, papers and other materials criminals use to create counterfeit documents

Individual fibers for C-lignin-based carbon fiber

Researchers at the University of North Texas have created a new carbon fiber from plants that can replace common petroleum and coal-based products in wide range of goods including parts for cars, aircraft, electronics and sports equipment. The patent-pending carbon fiber also is stronger and lighter than similar products on the market. 

SmartAmerica Challenge Expo
SmartAmerica Drone

Shengli Fu, electrical engineering associate professor and interim department chair, and Yan Wan, electrical engineering assistant professor, were part of a 15-person team that developed a Smart Emergency Response System that could someday be used to save lives in areas too dangerous or inaccessible to humans.