The UNT Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing received several MarCom awards for excellence in promotional materials. The materials were prepared to promote UNT's range of innovative academic, research and student programs as well as the university's value to the North Texas region and state.
The GoMeanGreen team outperformed teams from 96 colleges and universities, growing its portfolio by 213 percent and a final portfolio value of $1,565,175 in four weeks of trading.
The University of North Texas has named Glênisson de Oliveira dean of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS). He will begin serving as TAMS dean in January 2015.
Jane Gilday, managing director of Dallas-based investment firm Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney and Strauss, will discuss her career, leadership skills and industry issues in the UNT College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.
Deborah Clark and Emry Birdwell, who manage 14,200 acres of ranch land in Henrietta, Texas, focus on wildlife sustainability and sustainable grazing, and have seen a 452 percent improvement in bobwhite quail populations on their land this fall, earning them the 2014 UNT Quail Keystone Ranch Award.
A study by researchers from the University of North Texas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that Hispanics were hospitalized significantly fewer total days during a 12-month period than both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, and were more likely to survive the hospital stay, regardless of the condition that admitted them to the hospital.
During the 2013 holiday shopping season, more retailers followed a trend that began in 2012 – breaking tradition by opening for business before midnight on Thanksgiving Day instead of waiting until “Black Friday.”
UNT faculty members are available to comment on changes to the traditional holiday shopping season.
On Thursday, Nov. 20, President Barack Obama outlined an executive order to relax U.S. immigration policy and grant relief from deportation to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants.
UNT faculty members in the Department of Political Science are available to comment on the speech and the executive order.