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UNT expert weighs in on International Olympic Committee’s decision to bar Russia from 2018 games

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:49pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas — John Nauright, professor and chair of the University of North Texas Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation, weighed in on today’s decision by the International Olympic Committee to bar Russia from participating in the

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UNT tax expert weighs pros/cons of Congress’ tax reform bill

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:12pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas — As Congress moves toward the final stages of passing a tax reform bill, University of North Texas tax expert Govind Iyer is available for interviews on what the plan means for taxpayers. Iyer has studied tax reform, income distribution via taxation, and polarization of inequality for 21 years, and is an endowed professor of taxation in UNT’s Department of Accounting.  

 

What is the central issue?

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How the Michael Flynn plea deal will impact the Presidency

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:49pm
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In the wake of Michael Flynn’s guilty plea, American politics expert Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha offers insight into what the it means for the government and Russia investigation. 

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UNT psychologist advises following the ABCs to handle holiday stress

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:55pm

Family, finances and travel can make December the most stressful time of the year for many.

According to Joshua Hook, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Texas, following the ABCs can help people cope with holiday stress in a positive way.

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UNT faculty available to discuss latest developments between U.S. and North Korea

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:41pm

 

Today (Monday, Sept. 25), North Korea's foreign minister said that President Donald Trump has "declared war" on his country and that Kim Jong Un's regime would consider shooting down American bombers. The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss topics related to this evolving story. Contact the UNT News Service at 940-565-2108 to reach them:

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UNT faculty members available to discuss topics related to aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:14am

The following University of North Texas faculty members are available discuss topics related to flooding and damage in Houston and other Texas communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey

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University of North Texas faculty member will discuss Aug. 21 televised address on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:01am

 

President Donald Trump is expected to reveal a new U.S. military strategy for the war in Afghanistan in his televised address Monday evening (Aug. 21). The following University of North Texas faculty member will watch the speech and is available for interviews about the strategy and the language and tone of the speech:

 

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UNT faculty available to discuss topics related to North Korea threat

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 1:55pm

 

The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss topics related to the evolving North Korea threat of a nuclear strike against the U.S.:

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

Back-to-school – UNT faculty share tips for shopping, preparing for the school year and work-life balance

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:53pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas — The start of the school year is weeks away, with many districts starting by the end of the month. Several University of North Texas experts are available for comment on a variety of topics.

 

How to prepare children for a great school year

Wendy Middlemiss, associate professor of educational psychology, can provide tips on how families can help students transition to the next grade and make the most out of time inside and outside of the classroom.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

Political scientists available to discuss Trump's first 100 days in office

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:10am

Donald Trump's first 100 days as president end this Saturday, April 29. Those 100 days have been marked by criticism over Trump's failed efforts to convince Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and his failure to enact executive orders to limit U.S. immigration of those in certain nations with ties to terrorism. 

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