Thursday, March 31, 2016
UNT College of Education dean announces retirement
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Jerry Thomas, the dean of the College of Education at the University of North Texas, will retire in July. Thomas has served as dean since 2008. He came to UNT from Iowa State University, where he was a professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology.
UNT Provost Finley Graves said Thomas' leadership has been a significant benefit to the university.
"Since arriving at UNT as dean of the College of Education in 2008, Jerry Thomas has been an amazing leader," said Graves. "In 2010, Jerry also was appointed by then-...
Friday, March 11, 2016
"Art+Autism" comes to UNT ArtSpace Dallas on March 31
Thursday, February 25, 2016
UNT engineering students host STEM conference for girls, parents and educators
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Society of Women Engineers will co-host the 2016 Design Your World conference for girls in grades 6 through 12, parents and educators. Parents and educators will learn how to encourage girls to become involved in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – fields.
The conference will take place April 2 (Saturday) at UNT's Discovery Park campus. Parents...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
UNT expert available to discuss future of education after No Child Left Behind
State legislatures across the U.S. are beginning to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaces No Child Left Behind. The new policies will be enacted in public schools by the states over the coming year, and debate about the pros and cons of the act has already begun.
Kelley King, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education at the...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Students from Chinese university learn new teaching skills at UNT
Monday, January 11, 2016
Texas higher ed board approves UNT launch of public health degree program
Friday, November 13, 2015
Communications professor honored with national Teachers on Teaching Distinction
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Karen Anderson-Lain, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas, has been named as a Teachers on Teaching honoree by the National Communication Association.
Anderson-Lain will receive her award Nov. 20 during the group's annual convention in Las Vegas, NV. The Teachers on Teaching series honors exceptional communication professors from across the United States. This includes instructors that have enriched student lives, helped students...
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