Approximately 125 McNair Scholars will give oral presentations of their original research at the 15th Annual Texas National McNair Scholars Research Conference at UNT Feb. 15-17. UNT’s McNair program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this academic year and has served 246 students, including 31 this academic year.
UNT’s Student Money Management Center and UNT’s Kristin Farmer Autism Center are creating a training video on how to teach basic budgeting and financial literacy to young adults with autism spectrum disorders.
Documentary filmmaker and UNT graduate Nefin Dinc, a native of Turkey, will present a free screening of the film “The Other Town” on Dec. 7 (Friday) at UNT.
Carol Anne Costabile-Heming has been selected as the 2012 Post-Secondary Outstanding German Educator by the American Association of Teachers of German.
Randolph B. “Mike” Campbell, Regents Professor of history at UNT and the chief historian for the Texas State Historical Association, which is housed at UNT, is available to comment on the secession movement and Texas’ history as an independent nation from 1836 to 1845.
A team of researchers led by Dr. John Ruiz, assistant professor of clinical health and experimental psychology at UNT, will conduct a three-year study to determine a possible link between social vigilance and risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
UNT faculty members will be available to give in-depth analysis of election returns for the presidential race, the Texas Senate race between Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler, and other races.
Fourteen UNT anthropology students won awards for their op-ed pieces in a competition sponsored by the Center for Public Anthropology.
Author, distinguished professor and leader Lois Parkison Zamora will discuss New World Baroque art, architecture and literature at UNT as part of the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures Distinguished Speaker Series.
Author and professor of Arab and Islamic studies at The New School, Dr. Nargis Virani, will lecture on sacred poetry and music in Muslim cultures as part of the Islamic Art and Culture Forum at UNT.