Higher ups from business schools across the state are headed to the University of North Texas College of Business for an annual event meant to bring together the top leadership from Texas’ business-education programs.
The University of North Texaswill continue using 100 percent renewable energy for electricity for two more years, thanks to a $120,000 grant from the university’s We Mean Green Fund. The fund, which is contributed to by UNT students through an environmental services student fee, is used for student-led environmental sustainability projects across campus such as energy/water conservation, waste reduction, recycling, sustainable campus dining and other student projects.
Five award-winning photojournalists, including both Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winners, will discuss the ethical and technical boundaries of intimate, firsthand visual reporting in a panel discussion entitled “Seeing and Believing in the Age of Fake News: Finding Truth in Visual Journalism.”
The fall edition of the Department of English series features three award-winning authors
The University of North Texas Alumni Association will honor outstanding alumni at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards dinner on Nov. 9, marking the 53rd anniversary of the alumni awards program, which showcases the caliber of the university’s alumni and celebrates the depth and breadth of their professional accomplishments and service to the community.
University of North Texas Department of Biological Sciences professor Aaron Roberts will present his research on the impacts of oil spills on fish at 4 p.m. Sept. 26 (Wednesday) in the Lyceum (room 226) of the University Union, located at 1155 Union Circle Dr. The event, part of an on-going series called SMART Talks sponsored by the College of Science, is free and open to the public.
Calcium may trigger certain cancers in African Americans
The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academy of Sciences has long recommended that adults consume at least 1,000 milligrams of calcium daily, and women age 50 and older should consume even more. What’s great advice for Americans with European ethnicity, however, may not be great advice for Americans with West African ancestry. That demographic has high susceptibility to certain cancers when exposed to America’s calcium-rich, dairy food culture, according to UNT History Professor Constance Hilliard, researcher in evolutionary African history.