Monday, November 28, 2016
UNT awarded grant to expand study abroad program
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The U.S. Department of State has given a $36,000 grant to fund new UNT study abroad programs to China and Ireland in summer 2017.
The new programs increase access to study abroad programs by targeting all undergraduate majors. Eagles Abroad programs include core coursework relevant to most majors ensuring that students are able to graduate on time. In addition, Eagles Abroad encourages...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
UNT teams up with NASA for new mission
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
UNT celebrates International Education Week
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The University of North Texas will celebrate International Education Week November 14-18 with various events held by numerous departments, programs and student groups across campus.
“International Education Week gives us the opportunity to make the world a smaller place for the UNT community. One of UNT International’s goals is to further internationalize campus – to showcase the diversity of culture that exists here on UNT’s campus, to introduce more students and faculty to international opportunities and to prepare UNT graduates for the global workforce,” said...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
UNT New College at Frisco and the North Texas Community College Consortium to host open house for ITT Tech students
What: Open house for ITT Tech students who can speak with advisors from UNT and area community colleges to learn how they can transfer their ITT Tech credits for different degree programs.
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 21 (Wednesday).
Where: UNT New College at Frisco, 2811 Internet Blvd. Suite 100, Frisco, Texas.
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas, in partnership with the North Texas Community College Consortium, is hosting an open house for ITT Tech students at UNT New College at Frisco, an off-site...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Outstanding UNT faculty to be honored during fifth annual awards dinner
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony
When: September 22 (Thursday) Reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by awards dinner and celebration at 7 p.m.
Where: HUB Club, Apogee Stadium, level three; 251 S. Bonnie Brae Street, Denton, Texas, 76207
More information: To register online.
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Three University of North Texas faculty members will be among more than 20 educators...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
UNT Teaching of History Conference on Oct. 1 to focus on reconstruction eras
Monday, August 8, 2016
UNT professor finds dual language incentive not widely used
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A University of North Texas education professor's research revealed new insight into a state program aimed at encouraging students to learn multiple languages. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given to students who prove they have attained proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school.
The program was signed into Texas law in 2013, but it is voluntary for school districts. UNT assistant professor of bilingual and ESL education Ricardo Gonzalez-Carriedo and former doctoral student Alexandra Babino worked together to see how...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
UNT autism conference spotlights new effective treatments
DENTON, Texas (UNT) - Nationally renowned researchers and writers will join University of North Texas faculty on July 30 (Saturday), to share innovative ways to change the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. More than 200 parents, behavior analysts, special educators and other professionals will attend the 8th Annual "Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference" from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UNT Gateway Center located at 801 North Texas Boulevard in Denton.
Conference attendees will learn about cutting...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
UNT doctoral student wins national dissertation fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas – University of North Texas doctoral student Nydia Sánchez has won the prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Sánchez was one of 35 winners out of a pool of nearly 400 applicants and is the first UNT student to win the award.
Barrett Taylor, Sánchez's faculty mentor, is an assistant professor of counseling and higher education. He said receiving the fellowship marks...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
UNT hosts dual language science teacher summer institute
DENTON (UNT), Texas — This month, three North Texas science teachers are becoming students again. They are taking part in a summer science institute at the University of North Texas that will help them develop lesson plans in both English and Spanish.
"There is a great need for more scientists, especially in the Hispanic population," said Rossana Boyd, principal lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration's Bilingual/ESL Teacher Education Programs...