Thursday, February 11, 2016
UNT logistics continues winning streak, beats defending champs at third North American case contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas students are marking a year-long winning streak with another first-place win at a major logistics contest. Four students took the top award from the 35th Annual Operation Stimulus Case Competition, hosted by the Denver Transportation Club Feb. 4 – 6. Competitors were challenged to step in as the hypothetical managing team for an underperforming warehouse facing multiple issues, such as budgeting, managing inventory, safety and improving operations.
"There is no room for error in this...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
UNT students win top award for appellate brief at Moot Court national championship tournament
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas Moot Court members Taylor Ledford, a recent graduate from San Antonio, and Eryn Mascia, a junior from Trophy Club, took first place for their written appellate brief at the American Collegiate Moot Court Association National Championship Tournament. The competition was held this month at California State University at Long Beach.
During a moot court, a simulation of an appellate court's proceedings, teams of two students...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
UNT economist available to discuss stock market slump
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Dow fell more than 500 points by mid-day Wednesday after oil prices dropped below $27 a barrel, and the Dow remains on pace for its worst month since October 2008 in the worst-ever market start to a year.
UNT economist Michael Carroll is available to discuss today’s trading news and both the short- and long-term effects. Reach Carroll at 940-565-4049 (office) or 419-308-9580 (cell), or by email at Michael.Carroll@unt.edu.
Carroll said he expects the U.S. stock market to remain volatile...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
U.S. News and World Report lists UNT online MBA degree among best in nation with 15th place ranking
DENTON (UNT), Texas — U.S. News and World Report has named the University of North Texas College of Business online Master of Business Administration degree one of the nation's best: UNT was ranked No. 15 out of 228 schools listed. The 2016 rankings were published Tuesday (Jan. 12).
"This national recognition highlights our commitment at UNT to proving students in our online courses with the same quality...
Friday, November 20, 2015
129% stock growth nets UNT team 2nd in TD Ameritrade virtual contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A team of University of North Texas students ousted more than 450 groups and captured the second place prize in the TD Ameritrade, Inc.-sponsored thinkorswim Challenge, a trading competition that challenges collegiate teams nationwide to grow their virtual stock portfolio to the max. The UNT team, SoSig, increased its portfolio by 129.02 percent, creating a final portfolio value of $1,145,078.73 at the end of four weeks of trading....
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Guide to workplace success: Pier 1 exec to share advice at UNT talk
What: "Finding Yourself, Not Losing Yourself in the Workplace" with Pier 1 Imports executive Catherine David and research expert Kirthi Kalyanam – A frank conversation about how to be true to yourself and still be successful in the workplace. The talk closes the University of North Texas Executive + Scholar Series for the Fall 2015 semester.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 (Monday) in the...
Monday, October 26, 2015
Too-big-to-fail banks? Former Federal Reserve Bank VP brings talk to UNT students
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Harvey Rosenblum, the retired executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will share expertise about preparing for and preventing the next financial disaster through monetary policy and regulatory practices, including reforming banks that are deemed "too big to fail."
The talk, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 (Wednesday) in Room 106 of the Chemistry Building, which is located at 1508 W....
Friday, October 16, 2015
Texas Secretary of State to lead UNT talk on cross border trade, transportation challenges
Thursday, October 15, 2015
UNT launches four Institutes of Research Excellence
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas launched four Institutes of Research Excellence, bringing together a critical mass of knowledge and faculty collaborating on projects designed to create a stronger platform for interdisciplinary research and partnerships with industry to create solutions and further contribute to the North Texas region's economic growth.
"These institutes build on areas where our faculty are already well-known experts and are making important contributions through their solutions-based research," UNT President...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Thrice as nice: UNT logistics students win national IANA competition for third straight year