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Robin Underdahl of Dallas received the top prize of $3,000 and a provisional  book contract with the University of North Texas Press in the Book Manuscript competition sponsored by the 2014 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

Humanities, Social Science
Justin Martin and Margie Tieslau

UNT economics students are collaborating with Our Daily Bread to design a statistical model that can better forecast how many meals the community soup kitchen will need to prepare each day.

Business, General News
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

Research

"The Discovery of Coffee" -- A free class at the University of NorthTexas taught by Nahie Kim, World Coffee Events coordinator for the Korea Coffee Association and a visiting faculty member in UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism.

General News

Research Releases

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.

José Torres

José Torres, who is specializing in ethnomusicology, was chosen for his research into the ways music diversity can improve society and help students grow personally.