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Early Childhood Music program

Christina Svec, a doctoral candidate in music education, has been named as the new assistant director and will serve as instructor for the program.

Arts and Music
Rachel Grimes

Rachel Grimes, assistant director of outreach for the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas, has been named the Innovative Educator of the Month for August 2014 by Visa's Practical Money Management Skills for Life website.

Business, General News

The fall 2014 season will once again feature special concerts that are fast becoming perennial favorites, including the College of Music Gala and the Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert, as well as a dazzling array of jazz, operatic, symphonic, chamber and experimental music performances.

Arts and Music
Untangled II: Unbound

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 Aug. 31 (Sunday), and 20 gift cards will be awarded to the overall best players.

Research

The initial enrollment period for the University of North Texas' new Eagle Express Tuition Plan ended with more than 4,600 eligible students signing up for the innovative, money-saving plan.

General News

Researchers in Teen ST.A.R, or Teen Stress and Alcohol Research will examine the factors that may lead to adolescents starting risky behaviors, such as alcohol and substance abuse.

Research

Research Releases

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

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.