Public Service

01/22/2014 - 2:40pm

UNT speech and hearing sciences professor Amyn Amlani and colleagues have conducted research that suggests smartphone-based hearing aid applications can be used as effective, short-term solutions for listeners with hearing loss. The study investigates the efficacy and perceived advantages of using smartphone applications as an alternative treatment option to traditional hearing aids.

01/13/2014 - 3:51pm

West Point graduate, war veteran and former U.S. Army Lieutenant Dan Choi will speak Feb. 6 as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. The program introduces the UNT community to the excellence of world-class speakers whose messages enhance student learning outside the classroom.

01/10/2014 - 2:14pm

Faculty members from several Nigerian universities are learning how to better teach their students about issues related to aging with the help of UNT gerontology faculty members. The program is part of UNT’s larger effort to improve the teaching of gerontology and raise awareness about aging issues across the globe — ultimately improving the care offered to aging residents worldwide.

11/08/2013 - 3:28pm

UNT Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic provides comprehensive research, testing, counseling and treatment devices to help vets and other individuals who suffer from this condition.

10/31/2013 - 10:54am

UNT will honor its student veterans and other veterans with a full week of events, beginning on Veterans Day Nov. 11 (Monday). The events will be put on by UNT Veterans Center, the Veterans National Honor Society and UNT Libraries.

10/31/2013 - 9:24am

Dr. Guenter Gross, UNT Regents Professor of biological sciences and director of the Center for Network Neuroscience, and two of his former students will  discuss veterans’ issues Nov. 14 as a part of the UNT Libraries UNT Speaks Out series. The three speakers will participate in a round-table discussion about re-entering civilian life from a highly structured military environment.

09/20/2013 - 3:52pm

UNT's College of Public Affairs and Community Service will present a panel of community experts to talk about erasing the stigma of mental illness at the annual Fall Forum. Panelists will discuss how to get help and how others can get involved and take action, and some panelists will share personal stories.

09/04/2013 - 11:19am

UNT Master of of Public Adminsitration student Tyler Brewer received the nationally competitive Edwin O. Stene Academic Scholarship from the International City/County Management Association to attend the group’s conference Sept. 22 - 25 in Boston.

07/11/2013 - 3:42pm

In a study commissioned by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, UNT researchers have identified the most blighted areas of Dallas using a newly created measurement tool that could help communities around the nation understand the cost of blight and build community support to tackle the issue.

04/25/2013 - 5:11pm

UNT students Cassie Holtz and Francisco Gonzalez both received a Clarence Ridley Scholarship from the Texas City Management Association. The scholarships are awarded each year to two students who are earning master of public administration degrees from Texas universities