The University of North Texas has named Glênisson de Oliveira dean of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS). He will begin serving as TAMS dean in January 2015.
The Siemens Competition is the nation's leading original research competition in math, science and technology for high school students. In total, 22 TAMS students were named semifinalists and seven were named regional finalists.
Aditya Vaidya is conducting advanced engineering research at the University of North Texas that could help cities better manage mosquito-borne illness outbreaks. Vaidya is just 16-years-old.
Annabel Wang and Sivabalan Manivasagam, two Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science students at UNT, have been named 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.
Denton parents can build volcanoes and simulate lunar eclipses after school or on weekends with their children, thanks to science experiment boxes now available at Denton Public Library locations.
Justin Zhong, a second-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search.
Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT were named regional finalists in the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. Regional finalists each win $1,000 scholarships.
Richard Sinclair is set to speak at the Global Human Resources Forum 2013 in Seoul, Korea, about his experience as the leader of TAMS, which event organizers consider one of the "world's best high school programs."
The event showcases the research projects of undergraduate students at Texas colleges and universities to legislators, with up to 60 students giving poster presentations. While most of the colleges and universities are requested to send one student, those that have been classified as emerging research universities, including UNT, will send two students.
Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT have been named 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.