Social Science


The Third Jihad: Radical Islam's Vision for America, a 2008 documentary film created to show how those who follow radical Islam are posing risks to individual liberties, women's rights and democracy, will be shown at UNT March 2.


Christopher Wall, a senior political science and economics major at UNT, has been named a Minority Fellow by the American Political Science Association for the 2011-2012 academic year.


The free event begins at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum on the third floor of UNT's University Union. Attendees will walk an Oscar-red carpet into the Lyceum, may enter raffles for prizes and snack on free food during the evening as they watch the previews. The UNT Glee Club will also perform.


The Castleberry Peace Institute will combine the strengths of the university's academic programs in peace studies with the strengths of Peacemakers in community networking and programming, including support of peace education in elementary and secondary schools.


Harrison Wicks has been selected to attend an intensive history program offered by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.


Eric Schlosser, author of the bestselling book Fast Food Nation will discuss how food issues apply to sustainability at the university's distinguished lecture series April 21.


Cullen Hendrix and Idean Salehyan will generate research and provide guidance to high-level U.S. government policymakers on the link between climate change vulnerability and political risk in Africa.


Dr. Peter Warren Singer, senior fellow and director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institution will discuss the implications of robotics and other new technologies for war on April 20.


Dr. Elie Rekhess, a leading expert on Jewish-Arab relations and Palestinian politics, will discuss the dilemmas of the national identity of Israel's sizable Arab minority during a free lecture Feb. 22


The tournament, held earlier this month at John Marshall School of Law in Chicago, attracted 30 teams.