Wednesday, February 20, 2019
UNT: Home to the experts’ experts
University of North Texas College of Science professors Richard Dixon and Vladimir Shulaev have so much expertise in their respective fields they’ve become the go-to source for expert researchers. In short, the duo are literally the experts’ experts.
The two UNT faculty were recently listed among the top one percent of researchers in their field to be cited by other researchers, according to Clarivate Analytics, a company dedicated to helping...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
UNT Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference announces theme, dates, contests and speakers
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An annual event for journalists, writers and lovers of great...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
UNT Equity and Diversity Conference Feb. 28
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
UNT tax pro offers tips for the 2019 filing season
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The 2019 tax season is officially underway, but there are a few factors that could complicate your Internal Revenue Service filing this year. There’s a looming threat for a second U.S. government shutdown, as well as new changes from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts being implemented this year.
University of North Texas tax expert Peggy Jimenez, a clinical assistant professor...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Safe driving plans: real deal or crash and burn?
DENTON (UNT), Texas — You’ve likely heard of “safe driving plans” like Progressive’s “Snapshot” and State Farm’s “Drive Safe and Save,” but do they actually save drivers – or even the companies that offer them – money?
The answer, is yes, according to a University of North Texas researcher. However, there’s something that could save individuals even more.
The key? It’s you, the driver, or more specifically, your data, says...
Friday, February 1, 2019
Amanda and G. Brint Ryan give largest gift in UNT history
$30 million will propel UNT’s G. Brint Ryan College of Business to greater excellence
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is celebrating the creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business through a $30 million commitment — the largest gift in university history — from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda.
The gift will provide ongoing support for business research through academic endowments, as well as funds to support strategic program initiatives to ensure the...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
UNT Decision Sciences scholar awarded for lifetime achievement
University of North Texas Regents Professor Victor Prybutok was recently awarded the 2018 Decision Sciences Institute’s Lifetime Distinguished Educator Award.
Prybutok, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Toulouse Graduate School, received the award for exceptional contributions to teaching and learning in the disciplines of decision sciences over the course of a career. During his time in higher education, Prybutok has published over 200 journal articles and given more than 300 presentations worldwide.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Award-winning journalist to head UNT Mayborn School of Journalism
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An award-winning journalist turned academic will help re-shape the landscape of journalism education for the North Texas region.
Andrea Miller, an accomplished researcher on the topics of breaking news, crisis communications, local reporting and other journalism issues, has been named the new dean for the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas.
“We’re truly excited to have a journalism professional of Dr. Miller’s caliber to spearhead the Mayborn school,” said UNT Provost...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Events and experts wrap up the holidays at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is tooting it’s horn for the holidays with fun events like TUBACHRISTMAS and experts who can weigh in on seasonal stories.
For interviews or press passes: Contact Monique.Bird@unt.edu or 940-369-7782.
Friday, December 7, 2018
UNT appoints new College of Engineering dean
The University of North Texas appointed Hanchen Huang as its new dean of the College of Engineering. Huang’s appointment begins Jan. 1, 2019.
In his role at UNT, he will have authority over research, outreach and curriculum.
“I’m excited that Dr. Huang chose to lead UNT’s College of Engineering as it continues to grow its student body and expand its reach as a nationally recognized engineering program,” UNT Provost Jennifer Cowley said. “Dr. Huang brings with him a wealth of...