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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

UNT expert available to discuss Spring Break activities that keep children engaged

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 9:12am

DENTON (UNT), Texas – Spring Break is coming soon for children across Dallas/Fort Worth, and that means thousands of kids will spend their week off sitting in front of the TV and playing computer games. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Wendy Middlemiss, an associate professor in educational psychology at the University of North Texas, is available to discuss how families can help kids stay productive while still enjoying a week of relaxing down-time.

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

Five tips for healthy eating during March National Nutrition Month: UNT expert has advice.

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:22pm
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DENTON, Texas (UNT) — March is National Nutrition Month, and University of North Texas registered dietician Ann Afflerbach has advice for families and individuals on ways to make the most of this year’s theme: Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.

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

3.14159265: UNT mathematician available to discuss Pi Day

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 1:17pm
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Pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, is celebrated globally every year on March 14.

University of North Texas Professor of Mathematics John Quintanilla is available to discuss the history of Pi and its resurgence in pop culture. Quintanilla can be reached at John.Quintanilla@unt.edu or at 940-565-4043.

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

UNT expert available to discuss new Barbie dolls and benefits of more diverse toys for kids

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:03am

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The new Barbie dolls – with new body types, hair and eye colors, and hairstyles – will be released to stores on March 1. Rania Camille Salman, an adjunct professor in educational psychology at the University of North Texas, is available to discuss the benefits to children that more diverse and representational toys can help bring about.

Reach Salman at 940-369-8048 or by email at a href="mailto:Rania.Salman@unt.edu">Rania.Salman@unt.edu.

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

University of North Texas faculty available to comment on Super Tuesday

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 2:59pm

Voters in 11 states, including Texas, will choose their Republican or Democratic candidate for president at either caucuses or primaries on Super Tuesday, which falls on March 1 for the 2016 presidential campaign. In addition, Republicans only will caucus in three other states, and Democrats only will caucus in American Samoa.  

The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss campaign topics and provide preview and analysis of Super Tuesday:

Campaign and social media marketing:

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

University of North Texas librarian available to comment on Harper Lee’s legacy

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 1:53pm
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Harper Lee, who received a Pulitzer Prize and fame for To Kill a Mockingbird, her first novel, has died at age 89. Lee’s only other work, Go Set a Watchman, was published last year as the sequel to Mockingbird, more than 50 years later. 

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

University of North Texas faculty available to comment on Supreme Court vacancy

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 11:20am

Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday (Feb. 13), Senate Republicans have said they will block a vote on any nominee that President Barack Obama would make to replace Scalia, calling for the president who will be elected in November to be the person to fill the vacancy.

The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss issues related to the vacancy on the Supreme Court after Scalia's death:

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

UNT chef says go big or go home with game day food

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:16am

University of North Texas chef Andrew Klipsch is available to discuss game day food ideas ahead of Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 (Sunday).

"There really is only a 50/50 chance that you and your guests will enjoy watching the game, depending on how your team is doing," Klipsch said. "A good way to make sure your party is fun for everyone is to go all out with food. I suggest picking one food theme, which could be dips, sandwiches or chili.

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

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