The University of North Texas Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism has awarded $140,000 in scholarships to students for the 2014-2015 year.
Gary Webb and Nicole Dash have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study disaster preparedness among Native American communities -- a historically underrepresented population in the field of emergency preparedness research in the United States.
UNT will celebrate the placement of the highest steel beam at a topping off ceremony on the UNT Library Mall.
The UNT galleries of the College of Visual Arts and Design will host a variety of exhibitions this fall, presenting the best in art and photography from UNT and around the world.
As you prepare for the first Fall 2014 Mean Green home game Sept. 6 against SMU, plan to tailgate Mean Green style.
Two UNT faculty members and current administrators – Eric Ligon and Dr. Gloria Cox – have been named interim deans for the College of Visual Arts and Design and the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science respectively, by Dr. Warren Burggren, UNT provost and vice president for academic affairs.
UNT political scientists Kimi King and James Meernik are leading a first-of-its-kind survey to assesses how individuals are coping, if not healing, physically, mentally and socially as employers, employees, neighbors and family members in the nearly two decades since the signing of the peace accords.
The public can compete for prizes in the latest version of an online gaming competition that's helping University of North Texas researchers improve the efficiency of the next generation of electronic gadgets, such as smartphones and medical devices. The competition for UNTANGLED II: Unbound runs Aug. 21 (Thursday) to Sept. 10 (Wednesday), and 20 gift cards will be awarded to the overall best players.
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
In the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey," the owner of a celebrated restaurant in a rural French village clashes with a family of immigrants from Mumbai, India, when they open their own restaurant across the street. Bharath Josiam, professor of hospitality and tourism management at UNT and a native of Madras/Chennai, India, will offer a unique perspective to the movie, which opened earlier this month and has grossed $11 million more than its modest production budget.
The Wright Amendment expires on Oct. 13, bringing an end to longtime federal restrictions on airlines flying out of Dallas Love Field. Several University of North Texas experts are available for comment.
The World Health Organization has officially declared the current Ebola outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern." Joseph Oppong, professor of geography 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.