A name change is taking place within the University of North Texas' College of Information. As of Oct. 1, the Department of Library and Information Sciences will be known as the Department of Information Science.
A team of researchers working in two countries and several universities, including the University of North Texas, has made a major discovery that could help fight some deadly forms of cancer.
The University of North Texas College of Information dean Kinshuk (who goes by one name) is the winner of the 2016 Distinguished Development Award by the Association for Education Communications and Technology's (AECT).
Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances of being successfully treated, according to the World Health Organization. Now research teams at the University of North Texas and the Polish Academy of Sciences are working in collaboration to create a chemical sensor device that could detect cancer at an early stage.
Linguistics is set to be the third department in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The elevation to department gives the program distinction and increases notability. The change in status will take effect on August 22 (Monday).
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Thomas Scharf has been elected to the national Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) board of directors.
The University of North Texas College of Information has named Kinshuk, who goes by a single name, as its new dean. Kinshuk is formerly the associate dean of the Faculty of Science of Technology at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada.
Plant science researchers at the University of North Texas have found potential new pathways for the creation of plant-based bioproducts. The research is outlined in a new article in the journal Nature Plants.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has named the UNT Science Education Research Lab a winner of the 2016 Texas Environmental Excellence Award.
Alexandra Ponette-González recently received a $475,167 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a five-year analysis of the effectiveness of blackjack oaks and post oaks in capturing black carbon -- commonly emitted by diesel engines -- in urban areas.