Wednesday, May 27, 2020
UNT named a Bee Campus for fifth straight year for its efforts to foster pollinator habitat and education
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Habitat loss, pesticide use and climate change have led to declining pollinator populations around the world, but University of North Texas faculty, staff and students are working together to ensure these animals have what they need to help the environment thrive.
The efforts to engage the campus in enhancing pollinator habitat and promoting pollinator conservation education have earned UNT a renewal of its Bee Campus USA certification for 2020 following a rigorous review process. UNT initially earned...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Shari Schwartz named UNT Registrar
Shari Schwartz will join the University of North Texas as registrar on Feb. 1, 2020. As registrar, Schwartz is a key partner in helping to advance academic initiatives and promote the overall mission of the university.
Shannon Goodman, UNT’s vice president for enrollment, says Schwartz will be a valuable asset to UNT and will help identify opportunities for innovative change in service delivery to our students, faculty and staff.
"Shari brings a wealth of expertise with her," Goodman said. "She has extensive experience...
Monday, November 18, 2019
UNT scientist helps advance archaeology millions of years
Reid Ferring, a professor in the University of North Texas Department of Geography and the Environment, is part of an international team of scientists who have developed a breakthrough method of identifying the sex and species of animal in fossils more than a million years old.
“This is very exciting because our current method for determining sex and species, examination of extracted DNA, was limited to approximately 200,000 years. Through palaeoproteomics, the study of ancient proteins, we can now...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
UNT professor named distinguished member of Association for Computing Machinery
Yan Huang, senior associate dean and director of graduate studies at the University of North Texas College of Engineering, was recently named a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery for her scientific contributions to the field of computing.
“My work focuses on organizing, making best use of and finding interesting patterns in large amounts of data. For example, a navigation system used to mean only a driver’s GPS...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
UNT Communication Studies professor receives Coger Award from National Communication Association
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
UNT to focus on increasing diverse faculty opportunities in STEM
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
For love of glass - UNT professor receives major recognition for glass research
Thursday, October 3, 2019
UNT receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award
Diversity and inclusion programs recognized for second year in a row
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is continuing to earn national recognition for its efforts in diversity and inclusion.
For the second consecutive year, UNT has earned the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and...
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Mark R. McLellan chosen as new vice president of research and innovation at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas ‑- Mark R. McLellan, a 30-year leader of university research programs with experience at five major institutions, was selected to oversee research and innovation at the University of North Texas as it seeks to grow its research enterprise and cement its place among the nation’s top Tier One research universities.
McLellan, whose appointment is effective Sept. 16, will lead the university in developing and implementing new strategies in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and others to transform and expand UNT’s research portfolio. He also is charged...
Monday, July 15, 2019
UNT aims to help prevent homelessness and criminal recidivism in rural communities with $400K grant