News Releases

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The research focused on weekly mentions of income inequality from Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama from 1999 through 2013, and weekly news coverage of income inequality for the same time period.

 

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of North Texas with a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM (BFUSM) award, joining more than 180 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New research from the University of North Texas shows that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – an act passed in the wake of the Enron and similar corporate scandals – has expensive consequences for corporate financial reporting and many businesses operating in the U.S.

NSF grant team
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer. They have been awarded a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such questions. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Siemens Competition is one of the nation's premier research competitions for high school-aged students, promoting excellence in math, science and technology. Students may enter either individual or team research projects. The top prize for both individuals and teams is $100,000.

 

 

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Manish Vaidya is teaching youngsters to stay mostly motionless using motion monitoring. The technique will eventually be applied to children receiving radiation, who cannot move more than 3 millimeters in any direction or risk damaging healthy cells near cancerous cells.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Grants totaling more than $1.4 million from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation are adding to the University of North Texas’ efforts to improve cybersecurity education – and ultimately fight cybercrime – in the U.S.

USA Luge medalist Gordy Sheer; Austin Dillon, driver in the Monster Energy NASCA
Thursday, November 2, 2017

The University of North Texas is officially the proud higher education partner of Texas Motor Speedway, UNT President Neal Smatresk announced Wednesday (Nov. 1).

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

New research has astronomers believing that most stars outside of the solar system have one or more planets orbiting them called extrasolar planets – or exoplanets – some of which could potentially harbor life. The Kepler space telescope has had great success in detecting exoplanets by measuring the dip in light of a planet’s host star as the planet passes in front of it. But, can a properly trained amateur astronomer also detect such transits? 

Austin Dillon
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

NASCAR’s Austin Dillon will unveil 2018 Winter Olympics paint scheme ahead of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 and take part in “Science of Speed” panel discussion with UNT students in honor of a new higher education partnership between the University of North Texas and Texas Motor Speedway.

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