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.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Vermont's famous Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., will speak about sustainability and entrepreneurism at UNT April 9 (Thursday) as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series. Audience members are invited to an ice cream party after the speech.
Once in a Lifetime, a comedy written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart that takes place in Hollywood in 1927 when the movie industry is on the cusp of the talkies revolution will run April 23 - 26 and April 30 – May 3.
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.
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.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, becoming the first Republican or Democrat to formally declare candidacy. UNT political scientists are available to discuss Cruz and other possible candidates
Seven months after regular protests started in Ferguson, Missouri, over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by one of the city's police officers, two other officers were shot and wounded this week in Ferguson during a protest over police reform. The shooting happened hours after the resignation of Ferguson's police chief.
Two professors in the UNT's Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism are available to discuss mainstream newspaper coverage of the events in Ferguson.