Public Service

03/30/2017 - 9:24am

Named in honor of the Houston native and U.S. congressional representative who gained recognition for her work despite her multiple sclerosis, the awards are open to media professionals and high school and college students who have produced material that accurately and positively reports on or depicts individuals with disabilities.

03/06/2017 - 1:12pm

Nicholas Fuselier in UNT's College of Health and Public Service is one of five college and university staff members in the nation to be named Emerging Professionals by the American College Personnel Association. 

02/27/2017 - 10:08am

The University of North Texas has been named an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute—a recognition by The Bernard Osher Foundation of efforts at the university’s Emeritus College to serve the 50 and over population.

02/14/2017 - 1:56pm

A $167,000 grant, awarded by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Children’s Autism Program is allowing the Kristin Farmer Autism Center at the University of North Texas to serve up to 28 families per year who otherwise could not afford the cost of intensive autism treatment.

01/31/2017 - 9:57am

The University of North Texas and ACES (Comprehensive Educational Services Inc.) will present prominent autism activist Temple Grandin April 13 (Thursday) in Dallas.

“+Autism: A Lecture and Discussion with Temple Grandin” will begin at 9 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Ave. The lecture is open to anyone with an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder, including educators, parents and health practitioners.

01/24/2017 - 2:20pm

The training will provide elementary and secondary students with listening and communication skills to help them succeed in school.

12/12/2016 - 2:25pm

Sue Dinaro, a support specialist for the UNT Police Department, was named “Property Technician of the Year” for the entire state by the Texas Association of Property and Evidence Inventory Technicians in October 2016.

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. 

12/05/2016 - 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. 

10/25/2016 - 9:45am

In Rennes, France, criminal justice students will learn about crime and punishment from 13th century to modern times.