Featured Experts

UNT top economist shares insight for presidential debates, election

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:04pm
Category:

The first of three scheduled televised debates for the 2016 presidential election is set for next week, when the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, debates the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, at 8 p.m. (Central) Sept. 26 (Monday) at Hofstra University in Hempstad, N.Y.   

 

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

Top six tips to make the most of tax-free weekend from UNT money expert

Paul Goebel
Paul Goebel is the director of the Student Money Management Center at UNT.
Mon, 08/01/2016 - 7:25am

DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- Texas' annual sales tax holiday runs Aug. 5 – 7 (Friday through Sunday) this year, with state shoppers saving about $8 on every $100 spent on most clothes, backpacks, shoes and other school-related supplies priced under $100.

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

Faculty members available to discuss topics related to Summer Olympics

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:40am

The following faculty members at the University of North Texas are available for media interviews on topics related to the 2016 Summer Olympics, which begin Aug. 5 (Friday) in Rio de Janeiro.

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

UNT biologist available to discuss air quality and heart health

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 9:26am

As temperatures rise through the summer, people are encouraged to stay indoors as much as possible, stay hydrated and avoid strenuous activity during the warmest hours of the day.

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

UNT faculty members will do media interviews on police shooting in Dallas

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:49am
Category:

A peaceful rally in downtown Dallas that was organized by the Black Lives Matter movement ended in violence Thursday evening after a sniper attack left five law enforcement officials dead and other law enforcement officials and civilians injured.

The following University of North Texas faculty members are available for media interviews about the shooting.

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

UNT political scientist available to discuss Republican, Democratic conventions

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:09pm
Category:

Donald Trump is expected to be formally named the Republican Party's candidate for president at the party's convention July 18-21 in Cleveland. A week later, Hillary Clinton is expected to be formally named the Democrat nominee at the Democrat Party's convention, which will be July 25-28 in Philadelphia.

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

Will Britain leaving European Union impact stock markets? UNT economist available for comment

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:13pm

University of North Texas economist Michael Carroll, director of UNT's Economics Research Group, is available to discuss how Great Britain's exit from the European Union, decided by British citizen in a historic referendum, will impact global stock markets. Carroll may be reached by cell phone at 419-308-9580.

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

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

Syndicate content