The GoMeanGreen team outperformed teams from 96 colleges and universities, growing its portfolio by 213 percent and a final portfolio value of $1,565,175 in four weeks of trading.
The University of North Texas has named Glênisson de Oliveira dean of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS). He will begin serving as TAMS dean in January 2015.
Jane Gilday, managing director of Dallas-based investment firm Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney and Strauss, will discuss her career, leadership skills and industry issues in the UNT College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.
Deborah Clark and Emry Birdwell, who manage 14,200 acres of ranch land in Henrietta, Texas, focus on wildlife sustainability and sustainable grazing, and have seen a 452 percent improvement in bobwhite quail populations on their land this fall, earning them the 2014 UNT Quail Keystone Ranch Award.
A study by researchers from the University of North Texas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that Hispanics were hospitalized significantly fewer total days during a 12-month period than both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, and were more likely to survive the hospital stay, regardless of the condition that admitted them to the hospital.
The One O'Clock Lab Band and Jazz Singers perform Sounds of the Holidays: An Evening with North Texas Jazz. A day prior to the community concert, there will be private performances for Denton ISD schoolchildren as part of a community engagement initiative led by the UNT College of Music and the Professional Development Institute at UNT.
On Thursday evening (Nov. 20), President Barack Obama will give a televised speech that will outline an executive order to relax U.S. immigration policy and grant relief from deportation to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants.
UNT faculty members in the Department of Political Science are available to comment on the speech and the executive order.
Days after President Obama called for supporting tighter regulations for broadband service providers, federal regulators are weighing options. Dr. Leon Kappelman, professor of information technology and decision sciences in the University of North Texas College of Business, is availabel to discuss the net neutrality debate.