Mark Wunderlich, recipient of the 2015 UNT Rilke Prize for The Earth Avails, his third collection of poetry, will read from his work at the University of North Texas as part of the Visiting Writers Series.
The University of North Texas' Kristin Farmer Autism Center has been tapped by the state to identify ways to help underserved families with children on the autism spectrum.
This year's conference is titled "Cross-border Challenges and Opportunities" and is co-hosted by the University of North Texas, the Secretariat of Education of Jalisco and the Consul General of Mexico in Dallas.
Military veterans who use avoidant coping strategies -- denying or minimizing distressing thoughts, experiences and emotions -- are more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression and generalized anxiety. However, emotional help and support from family members reduces the negative impacts of these conditions, according to a University of North Texas study on veterans' transition to becoming college and university students.
Until now, researchers and professionals in the materials science field have only assumed that as a material becomes more brittle, it also becomes less tough. University of North Texas researchers have confirmed that assumption and will present their work at the 23rd annual World Forum on Advanced Materials in Lincoln, Nebraska, in May.
Online applications are being accepted through April 15 (Wednesday) for financial awards to cover university and college students' registration fees for this summer's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. Non-students will also be considered for some of the awards.
The Grammy-nominated One O'Clock Lab Band and other College of Music jazz ensembles will perform jazz standards, mariachi, steel drum and a variety of other music at the University of North Texas Showcase Stage April 24-26 at Denton's Arts & Jazz Festival.
UNT will celebrate Global Citizens Month for the fourth consecutive year in April. Throughout the month UNT will offer events to educate students, faculty, staff and community members about diversity, internationalism and sustainability.
UNT students, faculty and guest artists will perform traditional African drumming, dancing and singing in a format similar to the cultural festivals held in West Africa on April 11 (Saturday).
The Moral Cultures of Food Conference will link historical food practices to current conversations about food ethics, with faculty members from colleges and universities across the U.S. and from overseas presenting scholarly research April 2 - 4.