Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Carnegie Classification lists UNT among Tier One research universities in latest report
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas is ranked among the nation's 115 top-tier research universities, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ released Monday (Feb. 1).
This achievement is commonly considered the most significant step in the evolution of a research university and marks a key milestone in UNT's commitment toward national prominence.
"We moved up in the Carnegie classifications by staying true to our roots as an institution focused on creativity as expressed through our research, scholarship and educational...
Monday, November 9, 2015
UNT students challenged to present years of research in just three minutes
What: The University of North Texas' first 3MT®, or Three Minute Thesis, competition. Nine UNT doctoral students will each have three minutes to summarize their research methods and results of their dissertations, and discuss the significance of the results. First place, runner up and people's choice winners will receive cash prizes.
When: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 21 (Saturday)
Where: Room 255 of UNT's...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
UNT launches four Institutes of Research Excellence
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas launched four Institutes of Research Excellence, bringing together a critical mass of knowledge and faculty collaborating on projects designed to create a stronger platform for interdisciplinary research and partnerships with industry to create solutions and further contribute to the North Texas region's economic growth.
"These institutes build on areas where our faculty are already well-known experts and are making important contributions through their solutions-based research," UNT President...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
UNT engineering researchers earn 2015 Tech Titan Award
Thursday, May 7, 2015
UNT computer science degree ranked a top return on investment by PayScale.com
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Computer science degrees from the University of North Texas College of Engineering ranked fourth in the country for the best annual return on investment value by PayScale.com.
According to the site, UNT computer science degrees have a 13.5 percent annual return on investment. Computer science majors have the best 20-year return on investment out of all the degrees the site ranks because of the high earning...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
UNT named a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research
With dozens of high-profile cybersecurity breaches top of mind for anyone who shares their information online for business or personal purposes, UNT has strategically pulled together several colleges and departments -- including business, criminal justice, engineering and more -- to focus researchers' attention on network security and human behavior in relation to cybersecurity.
And the National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security took notice. The two federal agencies designated the...
Monday, April 27, 2015
UNT engineer earns prestigious National Science Foundation award
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Yan Wan, an assistant professor of electrical engineering in the University of North Texas College of Engineering, has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER award. The CAREER awards are the NSF's most prestigious awards supporting junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research.
Over the next five years Wan will receive $442,000 from...
Thursday, April 2, 2015
UNT’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to host regional conference
Monday, March 9, 2015
UNT Center for Information and Cyber Security to host workshop March 27
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
UNT College of Engineering joins research consortium
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Engineering has joined the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium (CFSRC), which brings together leading research teams across North America to provide the world's most comprehensive research on cold-formed steel structures.
"Joining the consortium gives UNT and partner institutions an opportunity to combine our expertise and research facilities to advance research and knowledge on cold-formed steel," said...