Thursday, March 19, 2015
Latest issues affecting Texas higher education to be addressed at UNT law conference
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- Prevention and handling of sexual assault and harassment. The growing student debt crisis. Cyberbullying. And the ongoing Texas legislative session. These topics, as well as other major legal considerations for university and college professionals and attorneys, will be discussed at the Texas Higher Education Law Conference at the University of North Texas.
The conference will be March 30-31 (Monday-Tuesday) at the UNT Gateway Center, located at 801 North Texas...
Monday, March 2, 2015
UNT play therapy conference trains clinicians in ways to strengthen parent-child relationships
What: Hosted by the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, a two-day workshop will train play therapists who provide mental health services to children and families. The workshop will fulfill partial prerequisite requirements toward certification as child-parent relationship therapy facilitators, as well as continuing education credits.
When/Where: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 5 and 6 (Thursday and Friday) in the forum of UNT's Willis Library, located at 1506 W...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Verizon grant to expand UNT's Code Camp program
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Code Camp program, which began in 2014, will expand thanks to a $20,000 gift from Verizon. Code Camp advances science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by teaching computer coding to Denton Independent School District elementary and middle school students.
"We are excited to partner with UNT to engage our youth in STEM," said Michelle Miller, regional president for Verizon Wireless. "There are currently 3 million STEM jobs in the U.S. that are unfilled. By raising both the interest...
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....