General News

12/08/2016 - 4:56pm

Smita Mehta, a professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of North Texas, offers tips for families to buy toys for children with special needs.

12/08/2016 - 4:16pm

Researchers at the University of North Texas are teaming up with some of the biggest names in hockey to grow the sport into an international powerhouse.

12/08/2016 - 3:17pm

Since 2013, PUSH, Persevere UNTil Success Happens, has provided a support system for UNT students from the child welfare system, with the students giving back to children currently needing assistance. 

12/07/2016 - 2:44pm

DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A University of North Texas conservation program has gotten a major financial boost. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve near Puerto Williams, Chile is part of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, a consortium led by UNT in the US, and other Chilean universities and institutions. The Chilean government awarded the program $15 million dollars for the construction of a new Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center.

12/06/2016 - 2:38pm

Prateek Kalakuntla, from Plano, was the sixth Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student selected for the national finals of the annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. He received fourth place for synthesizing a substance to detect mercury and other toxins in water.  

12/05/2016 - 10:17am

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, President Obama-era federal websites will find a new home at the University of North Texas. 

12/01/2016 - 5:04pm

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.

12/01/2016 - 4:41pm

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.

12/01/2016 - 3:44pm

Not sure which charities should receive donations from you this holiday season? Lisa Dicke, who teaches nonprofit management classes in the Department of Public Administration, has some tips.

12/01/2016 - 3:12pm

Local business owner Kim McKibben has been working with two marketing classes at UNT to help rebrand her Denton coffee shop.