Monday, January 11, 2021
UNT researchers working to curb obesity in minority children with physical activity promotion
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Learning good habits at an early age can set children up for a lifetime of success, and that includes understanding the benefits of an active lifestyle, according to professors in the University of North...
Monday, November 16, 2020
UNT Center for Play Therapy’s outdoor playroom gives kids a safer alternative for in-person care
DENTON (UNT), Texas — With COVID-19 pausing traditional indoor therapy services, the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy has found a creative, nature-based solution to continue helping kids improve their social and emotional health.
Monday, October 19, 2020
$2M Department of Education grant will help UNT launch new education program for adults with intellectual disabilities
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is expanding its offerings for young adults with intellectual disabilities with a new, four-year inclusive postsecondary education program debuting in Fall 2021.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
UNT professor examines student literacy improvement from technology use in the classroom and at home
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas assistant professor Lauren Eutsler is dedicated to improving student literacy by examining how to better...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
UNT professor to lead Texas early childhood English-learning initiative
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas College of Education professor Dina Castro has been named to the Steering Committee leading the Texans Care for Children Early Childhood English Learner Initiative, working to help Texas children from birth to age 8 whose primary language is not English.
“We have a significant opportunity to boost educational achievement in Texas by ensuring English Learner children succeed. The state’s recent approach has...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
UNT professor and student create bilingual education book to discuss identity and emotions amid pandemic
As the global pandemic lingers on, news about the virus and images of people wearing masks to slow the spread are a mainstay on the news and social media.
For Martha Samaniego Calderón’s 7-year-old daughter, seeing people with masks has been a little scary and prompted her to ask questions. Calderón figured she wasn’t the only parent facing these difficult conversations.
As a graduate student in the College of Visual Arts and Design, she decided to put her art education skills to work developing a bilingual education book that...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
UNT professor studies learning environments before and after pandemic shutdown
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas College of Education assistant professor Christopher Long is making the best of the situation after his research project was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Initially, Long was studying learning environments and student attitudes toward science. However, as schools shut down and students moved to learning from home, his research ground to a halt.
Not to be deterred, Long took advantage of the unique opportunity to make learning from home better for...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
UNT College of Education online programs ranked among nation’s top 20 by U.S. News & World Report
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas College of Education online master’s programs ranked among the nation’s top 20 in multiple categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings.
This year, U.S. News & World Report included 18 new specialty rankings. UNT online master’s programs in education ranked among the top 20 nationally on two of the...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
UNT to focus on increasing diverse faculty opportunities in STEM
Friday, October 11, 2019
UNT's Texas Center for Performing Arts Health, Denton ISD collaborate to teach performing artists practices that will keep them safe and healthy