Tuesday, January 27, 2015
National award earned by UNT counseling faculty member
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
UNT alumna awarded for study on e-books in the classroom
Thursday, October 23, 2014
UNT program to increase diversity of males in physical therapy professions receives grant extension
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas received an additional $109,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a program to help increase the number of African American and Hispanic males in physical therapy professions. The program, a collaboration with the UNT Health Science Center, began in 2012 and has been extended through Aug. 31, 2015.
Dr. Jean Keller, professor of kinesiology, health promotion and recreation studies and interim vice president for community engagement at UNT, will be recognized for leading the program at the...
Monday, September 29, 2014
UNT to offer math competitions for middle, high school students
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Department of Mathematics will offer free American Math Competitions for middle and high school students in the North Texas region during the 2014-15 academic year. UNT is the first university in the DFW area to host the competitions, which help students strengthen their math skills.
The eighth-grade level competition will take place Nov. 18 (Tuesday) from 5:30 to 6:10 p.m. The 10th- and 12th-grade level...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
UNT College of Business names first recipient of endowed professorship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Business celebrated the newly endowed Dean Henry Hays Professorship for Exemplary Service by honoring an up-and-coming professor, a distinguished former dean and the donors whose support made the professorship possible.
Danielle Cooper, associate professor of management, was named the inaugural recipient at a luncheon Sept. 2 at Dallas' Park City Club. The professorship provides recognition and salary support for a three-year term and...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Education Leadership Conference set for Nov. 12 at UNT
Friday, September 12, 2014
UNT earns grant to research adult literacy program this fall
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- This fall, University of North Texas students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
Graduate students Monica Ng, a master's student in linguistics and technical communication at UNT, and Dung Nguyen, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction with a concentration on language and literacy, are working on the project with Dr....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
UNT conference for educators of grades 4-12 to focus on teaching history through biography
What: "Leadership and Legacy Through Biography" -- The 2014 Teaching of History Conference presented by the University of North Texas Department of History. Featuring Randolph "Mike" Campbell, Lone Star Professor of Texas History at UNT, as keynote speaker.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 20 (Saturday)
Where: UNT's Business Leadership Building, 1307 W. Highland St., Denton
Cost: $25 regular...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
UNT receives $480,000 grant for South Texas writing project
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- This year, students in South Texas will learn tips to strengthen their writing skills in a variety of classes -- including math, science, reading, English and more -- with the help of the University of North Texas' North Star of Texas Writing Project.
UNT's North Star of Texas Writing Project received a $480,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency to organize professional development workshops for South Texas teachers, who will take their newly learned tips...
Monday, August 25, 2014
UNT alumna to address reading, writing conference
What: 13th Annual Denton Area T.A.I.R. Conference -- Navigating Your Path as a Lifelong Literacy Leader
When: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 20 (Saturday)
Where: Guyer High School, 7501 Teasley Lane, Denton
Cost: $25 for early bird registration postmarked by Sept. 9;
$40 for late registration and on-site registration
Contact: For registration information, contact Teddi Martin, lecturer in the College of Education, at...