Public Service


Katie Wendling, a senior studying kinesiology in UNT's College of Education, has been recognized on a national level for distinctive academic and leadership accomplishments.


The conference will bring together local, state and national representatives from FEMA's Region VI, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.


Experts from UNT and UT Southwestern Medical Center's Clinical Center for Voice Care will give tips on how to protect your voice in recognition of World Voice Day.


UNT's CANstruction food drive involves students, faculty and staff creating sculptures with donated packaged food items to promote donations to community food centers.


UNT has partnered with Ben E. Keith Foods to decrease the university's carbon footprint.


UNT students will create get-well cards for cancer patients, sign up to be bone marrow donors and participate in other "one-minute" service projects as part of the campus' weeklong observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Jan. 16-20


UNT also will join Texas Woman's University and the City of Denton to host a citywide Veterans Day event to honor veterans.


With more than 1,200 graduates, the Master of Public Administration program at UNT is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the top such program in Texas and one of the top public service education programs in the United States.


Students will be reaching out to the community through programs such as Habitat for Humanity, Keep Denton Beautiful, and several local nursing homes.


Joel Burns, Fort Worth City Council member and anti-bullying advocate, who went viral on the internet in 2010 after his emotional 13-minute speech on teen suicide was posted to YouTube.