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Sue Dinaro always loved being an elementary school teacher, and after four years, she was on her way to becoming a master teacher. But when she moved from New Mexico to Texas after her husband’s job was relocated, she knew she’d have to look for something else. Little did she know that accepting the position five years ago at UNT would put her one step closer to going back to the classroom.

In a report released this year, the World Health Organization revealed that more than 90 percent of the world’s population lives in areas with high levels of air pollution, and that every year, close to three million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution. Many of those deaths are due to cardiovascular disease or stroke, and now a University of North Texas assistant professor of Biological SciencesAmie Lund, is researching that connection.

In one of the first studies on terrorism outside of Western universities, University of North Texas researcher Marc Cutright helped led a qualitative inquiry into what practices might best help those individuals heal and complete their academic goals.

University of North Texas Materials Science and Engineering associate professor Jincheng Du is part of a new energy frontier research center, or EFRC, funded by Department of Energy that will work to make nuclear waste disposal safer for a longer period of time. 

The U.S. Department of State has given a $36,000 grant to fund new UNT study abroad programs to China and Ireland in summer 2017. 

Many people know that tannins in plants have health benefits and impact the taste of fruits and drinks like tea and wine. While tannins themselves are well known, no one has ever known how plants actually put them together- until now.

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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.