Over the past decade, antisemitic attacks in Europe, such as the ones in Paris in January 2015, have increased, leading many scholars and writers to examine the situation of European Jews and how to quell the violence directed against them. Michael Brenner, the Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies at American University in Washington D.C., will discuss this topic during “European Jews, Israel, and Antisemitism,” a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 7 (Monday).
Alexander Heffner, who has covered the youth vote during the last three presidential elections and has hosted PBS' public affairs show, "The Open Mind," since 2014, will give a free lecture at the University of North Texas Feb. 11 (Thursday).
Former Canadian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Irwin Cotler, an international human rights lawyer, will discuss how the United Nations perpetuates anti-Semitism under the authority of international law during a lecture at the University of North Texas Dec. 1
University of North Texas students, faculty and staff members will learn how to start conversations about racial bias, recognize their own biases that may play into social inequality and learn how their singular actions could impact the social structure of race in the U.S. during the College of Public Affairs and Community Service annual Fall Forum Oct. 27 (Tuesday).
UNT doctoral psychology student Jennifer Farrell is recruiting 125 couples to take part in a study examining different aspects of romantic relationships among adults. The Study of Adult Romantic Relationships will focus on couples who have dated for at least six months, including engaged couples who are not yet married.
John Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research Professor of political science at the University of North Texas, has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association.
Eric Coleman, lecturer in the UNT Department of Criminal Justice with expertise in campus safety, security administration and police response, is available to discuss a shooting reported today at a Naval Reserve Center, near a community college in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Military veterans who use avoidant coping strategies -- denying or minimizing distressing thoughts, experiences and emotions -- are more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression and generalized anxiety. However, emotional help and support from family members reduces the negative impacts of these conditions, according to a University of North Texas study on veterans' transition to becoming college and university students.
UNT class tackled issue for Nissan research center
Craig Neumann and colleagues from New York City, the University of Québec at Trois-Rivieres, the University of British Columbia and the University of Texas-El Paso developed the Business-Scan 360, also known as B-Scan 360, to measure employees' perception of psychopathic personality traits in their supervisors.