The University of North Texas is once again preparing for their evaluation of new animal-assisted therapy teams, who will provide service in their own communities.
Jerry Thomas, the dean of the College of Education at the University of North Texas, will retire in July. Thomas has served as dean since 2008. He came to UNT from Iowa State University, where he was a professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology.
"Art+Autism," a one-of-a-kind exhibition showcasing the talents and abilities of artists living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The exhibition is sponsored by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, UNT Art Galleries and UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design.
University of North Texas Society of Women Engineers will co-host the 2016 Design Your World conference for girls in grades 6 through 12, parents and educators on April 2.
State legislatures across the U.S. are beginning to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaces No Child Left Behind. The new policies will be enacted in public schools by the states over the coming year, and debate about the pros and cons of the act has already begun.
Students from China are learning new teaching strategies and methods at UNT's Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation in the College of Education, thanks to a unique student exchange partnership with a leading Chinese university.
The UNT College of Education will soon offer a bachelor's degree in public health. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the degree, helping UNT to fill a critical need in the field of health.
Karen Anderson-Lain, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas, has been named as a Teachers on Teaching honoree by the National Communication Association.
Two new co-directors, Rudi Thompson and Pamela Harrell, have been named for UNT's Teach North Texas program, which prepares science and math teachers for the classroom.
Enrollees in the China 1+2+1 Transfer Program graduate with two degrees: one from UNT – the only university in Texas selected to join and one of 25 in the U.S. – and a second from a participating university in China.