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Mark Wunderlich

Mark Wunderlich, recipient of the 2015 UNT Rilke Prize for The Earth Avails, his third collection of poetry, will read from his work at the University of North Texas as part of the Visiting Writers Series.

Kristin Farmer Autism Center

The University of North Texas' Kristin Farmer Autism Center has been tapped by the state to identify ways to help underserved families with children on the autism spectrum.

This year's conference is titled "Cross-border Challenges and Opportunities" and is co-hosted by the University of North Texas, the Secretariat of Education of Jalisco and the Consul General of Mexico in Dallas.

Military veterans who use avoidant coping strategies -- denying or minimizing distressing thoughts, experiences and emotions -- are more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression and generalized anxiety. However, emotional help and support from family members reduces the negative impacts of these conditions, according to a University of North Texas study on veterans' transition to becoming college and university students.

Sameer Khoja and UNT Regents Professor Witold Brostow

Until now, researchers and professionals in the materials science field have only assumed that as a material becomes more brittle, it also becomes less tough. University of North Texas researchers have confirmed that assumption and will present their work at the 23rd annual World Forum on Advanced Materials in Lincoln, Nebraska, in May.

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UNT Ph.D. candidate Jessica Beckham has spent years researching Texas bumblebee populations and observing how urban green spaces and community gardens are preserving different species.