Wednesday, February 7, 2018
UNT beats defending champs to win at major logistics and transportation event
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A team of University of North Texas logistics and supply chain management students won the top prize at Operation Stimulus, a prestigious and highly-competitive collegiate logistics student case study competition.
Seniors Carlos Castro, Chelsea Jones and Woodrow Weaver and junior Joshua Intondi beat 19 other teams from nationally and internationally ranked logistics programs – including last year’s winner, Dalhousie University – during the contest earlier this month. Juniors Pritti Gill and Kristopher Henny also...
Monday, January 8, 2018
Air Force members pursuing doctoral degrees at UNT using education to better military logistics
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Air Force Lt. Col. John Dickens and Maj. Aaron Glassburner will both soon add Ph.D. to their already impressive credentials.
The two service members are completing their doctoral degrees at UNT as part of a unique program with the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a graduate school out of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, that provides professional training and continuing education opportunities for service members.
Much of AFIT’s training is done in-house, but the institute periodically sends...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
UNT, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay examine entrepreneurship in emerging economies in new conference
Thursday, December 14, 2017
UNT professors available to discuss net neutrality
In light of today’s planned FCC vote to repeal net neutrality, University of North Texas professors are available to discuss the following related topics:
Hua Sun, assistant professor of electrical engineering, can discuss his research on prevention of data tracking, which makes internet usage more efficient.
“We are looking for the most efficient ways of using bandwidth, of using fewer resources and paying less,” Sun said. “My research consists of three areas – private information retrieval, anonymous communications and secure computation. We are...
Monday, December 4, 2017
UNT tax expert weighs pros/cons of Congress’ tax reform bill
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As Congress moves toward the final stages of passing a tax reform bill, University of North Texas tax expert Govind Iyer is available for interviews on what the plan means for taxpayers. Iyer has studied tax reform, income distribution via taxation, and polarization of inequality for 21 years, and is an endowed professor of taxation in UNT’s Department of Accounting.
What is the central issue?
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
UNT’s student money management center earn three major awards from national association
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Law created after Enron scandal has costly business impact, says UNT researcher
DENTON (UNT), Texas — 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.
Lili Sun, an associate professor of accounting at UNT, co-authored a paper detailing the effects of the act on audit fees and found that companies are paying more than ever for external...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
NSA, NSF grants help UNT fight security breaches, improve cybersecurity workforce
DENTON (UNT), Texas — 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.
The National Security Agency recently awarded a nearly $250,000 grant to UNT to create a cybersecurity career roadmap to help government entities, businesses and professional organizations connect current and future cybersecurity professionals with the trainings they need for their careers.
The grant coincides with...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
New finance book gives money management tips to 20-somethings
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Local experts are sharing unique, financial lessons with young adults just starting their careers.
The Wealth Builder Challenge is a new book written by Dave Ragan, a University of North Texas adjunct professor and the vice president of financial planning at Grunden Financial Advisory,Inc., and Ricky Grunden Sr...