Leaders in business will speak about careers, leadership skills and industry issues in the UNT College of Business' Distinguished Speaker Series, beginning this month with a lecture from Jim Skinner, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Neiman Marcus Group.
A collection of UNT College of Music-affiliated instrumentalists and singers, will perform the challenging work of Arnold Schoenberg, an Austrian composer considered one of the most important musical contributors of the 20th century.
This fall, UNT students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon will serve on a committee examining the history, safety, benefits and drawbacks of genetically modified crops around the world.
UNT Regents Professor of Chemistry Angela Wilson has been named the 2015 Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal recipient. The honor recognizes top women chemists for distinguished service and contributions to the field of chemistry.
Two UNT doctoral students in the Department of English, Jenny Molberg and Chelsea Wagenaar, won awards for their poetry.
Texas gubernatorial race, which will include debates between Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott Sept. 19 and 30; the lieutenant governor race, which will include a debate between Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte on Sept. 27; and other state and Congressional races. UNT faculty members are available to provide analysis and discuss a variety of topics.
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.
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.