UNT Ph.D. candidate Jessica Beckham has spent years researching Texas bumblebee populations and observing how urban green spaces and community gardens are preserving different species.
Students who are recovering from alcohol and substance addiction, but do not want their treatment to keep them from pursuing university degrees, will have a resource for them at the University of North Texas. Life of Purpose Treatment, an intensive outpatient program designed specifically for college and university students, will open its second location on the UNT campus in Denton.
Ponette-González recently received a $475,167 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a five-year analysis of the effectiveness of blackjack oaks and post oaks in capturing black carbon -- commonly emitted by diesel engines -- in urban areas.
Competing with drone quad copters, calculating fuel needs for a flight plan and the chance to fly a small plane as the aircraft's co-pilot – these are just a few highlights of an aviation camp designed for high schoolers coming to North Texas. The five-day Aviation Career Education Academy, which runs June 13 – 17 (Monday – Friday), will help teens understand that when it comes to aviation and aerospace careers, the sky's the limit.
The University of North Texas Department of Media Arts' 2016 Advanced Film Screening will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 7 (Saturday). Nine Media Arts students' films will be screened in the University Union Lyceum, located at 1155 Union Circle, Denton.
Results from a University of North Texas study found a positive connection between the use of hearing aids and improvements in cognition in older adults who had already been diagnosed with moderate dementia, but the researchers note that auditory training results in more improvement than wearing hearing aids without the training.
The International Institute of Electroacoustic Music in Bourges – a French electronic music studio known for holding an annual music festival, international composition competitions and commissioning musicians to compose works – has donated their entire archive of digital music to the University of North Texas College of Music's Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia.
The United States Treasury Department will today announce that Harriet Tubman, an African-American woman and Civil War era abolitionist who transported hundreds of slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson – a slaveholder and seventh president of the United States – on the new $20 bill. Constance Hilliard, history professor and expert on the Civil Rights movement, is available to discuss the importance of this decision.
Three UNT employees and a first responder will be honored for saving the life of a faculty member who suffered a heart attack.