Social Science

03/28/2014 - 9:21am

"The 1964 Civil Rights Act: A Fifty-Year Perspective" -- presented by the UNT Department of History. Featuring Michael Phillips, author of "White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity and Religion in Dallas: 1841-2001," and Leon King, who was one of the first two African-American athletes at UNT, then North Texas State Teachers College.

02/18/2014 - 8:43am

Valerie Hudson, co-author of "Sex and World Peace," professor and the George H. W. Bush Chair in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, will give a lecture at UNT on the link between state security and women's security.

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.

11/25/2013 - 2:03pm

Ami Moore, a UNT associate professor in the Department of Sociology, is researching the hidden reality among young adult men who have sex with other men (MSM) in resource-poor countries such as Togo where jobs are scarce. Moore believes that advocacy and research can help expose the high-stakes issues associated with MSM.

 

 

11/19/2013 - 3:56pm

UNT political science doctoral student Christine Balarezo has been awarded a 20-month post-doctoral Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to research Israeli government anti-trafficking policies and strategies at the University of Haifa in Israel beginning in January.

11/18/2013 - 9:22am

UNT political science freshman Eryn MasciaMascia and partner Kendal Carnley, a senior from Texas Wesleyan University, won the Moot Court Champion title Nov. 2 at an invitational Texas A&M University School of Law tournament. Judges chose them based on their presentation, persuasion, interpretation and knowledge of the law.

11/07/2013 - 9:37am

Five UNT students studying computer science, sociology and business reaped awards at the first-ever LeadingAge HackFest Oct. 25 – 27 in Dallas for designing technological tools that can be used to improve the lives of older adults.

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.

10/24/2013 - 4:50pm

The Center for Play Therapy at UNT will host a fall conference aimed at helping children heal in order to provide counselors and play therapists with the tools they need. The conference will feature speaker Dr. Linda Homeyer, a renowned play therapy expert and professor of professional counseling at Texas State University.

10/15/2013 - 4:50pm

UNT, in partnership with Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, will sponsor a town hall Oct. 21 for small business owners, entrepreneurs and adults with autism and their families.

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