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James Meernik and Kimi King

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.

UNT's North Star of Texas Writing Project received the grant from the Texas Education Agency to organize professional development workshops for South Texas teachers, who will take their newly learned tips back to the classroom.

Education

The One O'Clock Lab Band's fall season starts Sept. 3 with a concert and album release at UNT's Gateway Center and continues with concerts throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Arts and Music

UNT alumna and author Joan Curtis will serve as keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Denton Area Texas Association for Improvement of Reading Conference, sponsored in part by the North Star of Texas Writing Project at UNT.

Education, General News

UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism students, Khuyen Nguyen and Adriana Solis, each received $2,500 scholarships for being named semifinalists in the 2014 Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Competition.

Business, General News
The Disguise

Ten curators from the Houston FotoFest Biennial chose works from 10 international artists that will be displayed as part of a traveling exhibition, Discoveries of the Meeting Place, at UNT Art Gallery Sept. 11 (Thursday) to Oct. 18 (Saturday).

Arts and Music

Research Releases

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.

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.