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.
Online applications are being accepted through April 15 (Wednesday) for financial awards to cover university and college students' registration fees for this summer's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. Non-students will also be considered for some of the awards.
The Moral Cultures of Food Conference will link historical food practices to current conversations about food ethics, with faculty members from colleges and universities across the U.S. and from overseas presenting scholarly research April 2 - 4.
The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of North Texas a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research. UNT is one of about 60 designated research centers in the U.S.
Prevention and handling of sexual assault and harassment. The growing student debt crisis. Cyberbullying. And the ongoing Texas legislative session. These topics, as well as other major legal considerations for university and college professionals and attorneys, will be discussed at the Texas Higher Education Law Conference March 30-31.
The UNT Police Department will host the United States Police Canine Association's Region 25 certification trials March 23-27 at Discovery Park.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Vermont's famous Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., will speak at UNT as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. Audience members are invited to an ice cream party after the speech.
Andrea Tantaros, once described by The Washington Times as "the most pragmatic personality" on Fox News Channel's "The Five" for "calm, yet reasoned, personality mixed with a quick tongue and biting sense of humor," will speak at the UNT Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security spring luncheon.
The rehabilitation counseling program in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at UNT has been ranked 15th in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report's newly released 2016 guidebook of Best Graduate Schools.