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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Meernik, professor of political science at UNT, has received a Fulbright Specialist Grant to work with colleagues at Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan. The award is given for short-term faculty and professional exchanges to facilitate new research topics and teaching methods.
UNT students, faculty, staff members and others will hear a firsthand account of the 1973 Yom Kippur War in Israel and learn about religion as a part of everyday Israeli life and government during two lectures sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program in October and November.
A new UNT grant project called Project STArT will provide on-the-job coaching and full scholarships to special education teachers who are seeking master’s degrees in special education with a concentration in autism intervention.