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UNT political scientist available to discuss Great Britain's exit from European Union

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 9:38am

The citizens of Great Britain have decided that their nation will leave the European Union, in a historic referendum that resulted in the resignation of the country's prime minister.

J. Michael Greig, a University Distinguished Teaching Professor for the University of North Texas' Department of Political Science, is available to comment on the political implications of Britain's exit from the European Union.

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

UNT specialist in tourism will discuss Orlando's recovery after challenging week

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 1:20pm

Residents of Orlando, Florida, are still reeling from the events of the last 10 days, from the fatal shooting of a "Voice" singer after her concert and the mass shooting at a nightclub that killed 49, to a fatal alligator attack on a toddler who was on vacation with his family at a Walt Disney World resort.

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

UNT educational psychologist will give advice on discussing Orlando shooting with children

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:30am

Forty-nine people were killed and more than 50 injured by a gunman at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday. The event became the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. And on Tuesday evening, a 2-year-old on vacation with his family at a Disney World resort was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator as the child waded in shallow water. The child has not been found.

With prominent media coverage, it can be increasingly difficult for parents to shield their children from news about violent events.

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

UNT experts available to discuss National Week of Making

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:54pm

The White House is celebrating innovation and creativity during the National Week of Making June 17-23 (Friday-Thursday).

University of North Texas researchers are available to discuss the latest in maker technologies, including 3D printing, and the importance of creativity and innovation in research.

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

Texas jobs report for April: UNT economists offers insight

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 9:17am

DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- The Texas Workforce Commission will release its monthly jobs report today (Friday, May 20).

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

Political scientists available for comment about possible terrorism link to EgyptAir crash

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:30am

Egypt's civil aviation minister has listed terrorism as a possible explanation for the  crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 on Thursday (May 19). U.S. government officials are operating on an initial theory that the plane was taken down by a bomb, according to CNN.

Two University of North Texas faculty members are available by phone and Skype to discuss possible terrorism as a cause of the crash:

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

Staff of UNT's Speech and Hearing Center give tips for Better Speech and Hearing Month

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 8:47am

You style your hair with a blow dryer, holding the dryer very close to your ears. During your commute to work, you crank up your car radio to the maximum level. Once at work, you constantly sip coffee instead of water, and, at staff meetings, you shout over the chatter of other employees to make yourself heard.

If these are daily habits for you, you may be harming your voice and your hearing over time. Background noise in an increasingly noisy world may also harm your hearing.

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

UNT expert available to discuss significance of Harriet Tubman's selection for new $20 bill

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:15pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The United States Treasury Department will today announce that Harriet Tubman, an African-American woman and Civil War era abolitionist who transported hundreds of slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson – a slaveholder and seventh president of the United States – on the new $20 bill.

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

UNT employees and first responder to be honored for saving faculty member's life

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 2:21pm

What: Three University of North Texas employees and a first responder will be honored for saving the life of a faculty member who suffered a heart attack.

When: 3 p.m. March 21 (Monday).

Where: The President's Suite, Level 4, in the University Union, located at 1155 Union Circle, Denton.

More information: The honorees, the heart attack survivor and a representative from Texas Health Denton all will be available for interviews.

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

UNT expert available for Autism Awareness Month

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 9:38am

DENTON (UNT), Texas – In advance of World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday, April 2, and National Autism Awareness Month this April, Kevin Callahan, executive director of the Kristin Farmer Autism Center at the University of North Texas, is available to discuss a variety of autism-related topics, including the importance of ea

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

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