Bethany Hendrickson, a recent graduate of UNT and a teacher at Denton's Stephens Elementary School, earned the 2015 Claudia A Balach Teacher Research Award for work she conducted while she was a student at UNT.
UNT received an additional $109,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a program to help increase the number of African American and Hispanic males in physical therapy professions.
The UNT Department of Mathematics will offer free American Math Competitions for middle and high school students in the North Texas region during the 2014-15 academic year. UNT is the first university in the DFW area to host the competitions, which help students strengthen their math skills.
Professorship, endowed by alumnus Byron Baird ('78 M.B.A.) and his wife, Marilyn, honors Henry Hays' 42 years of service to UNT business education.
Educational researcher Michael Fullan, an internationally recognized expert on educational reform, will speak about "Leadership for Maximizing Impact in Schools and Districts" at this year's University of North Texas' Education Leadership Conference.
This fall, UNT students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
Teachers and instructors of survey-level college courses will learn how to use stories about world leaders to interest their students in history during the University of North Texas' annual Teaching of History Conference Sept. 20 (Saturday).
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.
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.
Richard Rogers, Mark Vosvick and Stanley R. Ingman will receive UNT Foundation awards at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner and Ceremony on Sept. 26.