UNT's Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism has been selected to host this year's Barbara Jordan Media Awards Luncheon presented by the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.
On April 1 (Tuesday), the UNT Libraries invite you to eat books at UNT's Willis Library-- but, not the books on the shelves.
A UNT student will collaborate with Children's Medical Center of Dallas to study why parents take their children to hospital emergency rooms instead of primary care doctors for non-urgent medical matters. And another UNT student will work with the university's Speech and Hearing Clinic to help people with hearing loss feel more comfortable using new hearing aids.
Danielle Lane, a junior psychology major at UNT, has been selected to attend the seventh Clinton Global Initiative University with full sponsorship from the American Association of University Women.
The 2014 Emerald Eagle Honors: Recognizing a Lifetime of Contributions to the American Landscape will honor outstanding UNT alumni Phyllis George, Peter Weller and Larry McMurtry on Wednesday, March 5, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in the Dallas Arts District. Presented by the UNT Foundation, the second annual event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony and entertainment at 7:45 p.m.
The 2007-2011 drug cartel wars in Mexico's border city of Ciudad Juarez were covered mostly by veteran female reporters, who often arrived at murder scenes before law enforcement officials. And many of these women needed emotional support from each other as a result, says a UNT faculty member who spent several months researching media coverage of the crimes.
Is height important in matters of the heart? According to new research from Rice University and the University of North Texas, the height of a potential partner matters more to women than men, and mostly for femininity and protection.
Justin Zhong, a second-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search.
The Ukrainian military is on high alert, one week after Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted. Russia captured the Crimean Peninsula without firing a shot, and has been accused of piracy for blocking two of the Ukraine's warships and ordering them to surrender or be seized. UNT faculty members are available to provide commentary and analysis on underlying issues prompting the political turmoil in the Ukraine.
Venezuelan anti-government opposition leader Leopoldo López has surrendered after a recent escalation of violent street protests with police, but demonstrations continue. Glen Biglaiser, associate professor of political science at UNT, is able to speak about the anti-government protests transpiring in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro's 10-month government.
As you continue your coverage of the 2014 Texas gubernatorial election and other political races in the state, UNT faculty members Terry Clower Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, Kimi King, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, James E. Mueller, Gwen Nisbett, Jacqueline Vickery and Wendy Watson are available to do media interviews about the candidates, results of the March 4 primary, debates between the candidates and other topics.