Wednesday, October 21, 2015
New co-directors named at Teach North Texas
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Two new co-directors have been named for the University of North Texas' Teach North Texas program, which prepares science and math teachers for the classroom.
The two new co-directors are Rudi Thompson, UNT associate professor of biological sciences, and Pamela Harrell, associate professor of teacher education and administration.
They will be replacing Mary Harris and John Quintanilla, who have co-directed the program since 2008.
Thompson, who helped to organize the program when it was established, said...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Bridging the culture gap: UNT transfer program gives students two degrees and more
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- 43 students at the University of North Texas are experiencing a new approach to higher education that underscores the growing need for international collaboration in global marketplaces. Enrollees in the China 1+2+1 Transfer Program graduate with two degrees: one from UNT – the only university in Texas selected to join and one of 25 in the U.S. – and a second from a participating university in China.
UNT was selected as the sole Texas institution due to the diversity and quality of degree programs and its proximity to an...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Former Dallas ISD head Mike Moses, renowned researcher lead UNT education conference
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Delegation from Mexico to discuss cross-border differences in teacher education
What: The University of North Texas Meadows Chair Lecture, a conversation about teaching challenges in both Mexico and the U.S. The talk will feature a visiting delegation of faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico.
When: 11 a.m. Oct. 8 (Thursday).
Where: Room 209 of Matthews Hall, located at 1300 W. Highland St. in Denton.
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Visiting faculty and students from Escuela Normal...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Outstanding UNT faculty honored during fourth annual awards dinner
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony
When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 (Friday)
Where: Apogee Stadium, Club Level
More information: Register for the dinner
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Three University of North Texas' professors and a lecturer will be among more than 25 educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education....
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UNT faculty member receives teaching award from American Political Science Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- John Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research Professor of political science at the University of North Texas, has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association.
Founded in 1903, the American Political Science Association is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 13,000 members in more than 80 countries. The APSA Distinguished Teaching Award honors an outstanding contribution to undergraduate and graduate teaching of...
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Clinic prepping strength and conditioning coaches for Division 1 athletes heads to UNT
Friday, July 24, 2015
UNT student receives Spectrum Scholarship from American Library Association
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
UNT autism conference shares techniques to improve success at school, home and beyond
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- How can iPads and other technology help a nonverbal child with autism communicate? Can equine therapy help individuals on the autism spectrum thrive? What can parents and caregivers do to best potty train an autistic child? Answers to some of the latest questions circulating in the autism world will be addressed in one of the largest state conferences for families, educators and professionals who interact with young children with autism.
Nearly 300 individuals are expected to attend the University of North Texas' annual "...
Friday, June 5, 2015
New human trafficking study abroad course at UNT aims to treat problem at the source
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- In Romania, 69 percent of the human trafficking victims never completed middle school, 46 percent were younger than 18, and 11 percent were recruited by relatives and spouses. Stark 2013 statistics, like these from the Romanian National Agency against Trafficking Persons, highlight a crisis. In the poor, central European country of Romania and other countries around the globe, experts estimate 20.9 million people have become prime targets for human traffickers, who profit off the...