Alexander, who was named director of the NSA in 2005 and served until he retired in March 2014, will speak in Dallas for the University of North Texas' Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security luncheon.
Doctoral student Clare Carrasco received a fellowship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service to research in Germany this coming spring and summer.
The use of weapons and explosives in conflict zones is often considered inevitable; however, one UNT researcher hopes his work can help the military combat this never-ending threat with data the military can use to develop better protection for soldiers and civilians.
UNT's College of Music offers its hands-on event for children in grades 2 to 5 who want to learn more about musical instruments on Oct. 11 (Saturday).
The gala, the largest College of Music fundraiser of the year, helps to ensure the college can continue to attract the best young musicians in the world. Last year alone, 550 of the 1,600 music students at UNT received merit-based scholarships.
University of North Texas researchers discovered that plant-based building materials can provide up to 20 percent energy savings, reduce energy consumption and the overall carbon footprint compared with synthetic building materials currently on the market.
Three UNT College of Business students won the Intermodal Association of North America's fourth annual Intermodal Challenge at the 2014 Intermodal EXPO this September in Long Beach, California, making it the second year in a row that UNT students took top honors in the competition.
The UNT Department of Mathematics will offer free American Math Competitions for middle and high school students in the North Texas region during the 2014-15 academic year. UNT is the first university in the DFW area to host the competitions, which help students strengthen their math skills.
Experimental musicians from around the world will gather at UNT for a conference and series of evening performances delving into the art of electroacoustic music and intermedia.
The exhibit will feature rare first editions and part-issue editions of works by Victorian authors including Charles Dickens George Meredith and William Makepeace Thackeray. Dr. J. Don Vann, UNT Professor Emeritus in the Department of English, a Victorian literature scholar and founder of the Denton Dickens Fellowship, curated this exhibit.