Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Adam D. Fein named vice president for digital strategy and innovation at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Adam D. Fein, an industry leader in online and innovative education with nearly 20 years experience, was tapped to oversee digital strategy and innovation at the University of North Texas as it seeks to become a global leader in online learning experiences and educational technology.
Fein, whose appointment is effective Nov. 1, will lead the university’s key initiatives in educational technology, online and blended learning. He is charged with identifying new directions and opportunities to improve UNT’s academic quality, reach and performance in the...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
UNT achieves record-setting fundraising totals for second year in a row
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The generosity of the University of North Texas family reached an all-time high this year with more than $36.6 million raised to benefit students, research and programming. This is the second consecutive year the Division of Advancement has achieved record-setting fundraising results.
“The outstanding accomplishments of our Advancement team will allow us to build upon the momentum happening across...
Monday, October 8, 2018
Outstanding UNT faculty honored during annual awards dinner
Four University of North Texas faculty members were among the educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. The awards were presented during the seventh annual Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner and Ceremony Oct. 5 at the University Union’s Emerald Ballroom. The ceremony was supported by the UNT Foundation, which accepts, invests and manages private gifts, endowed funds and other assets for the benefit of the university, including faculty and students.
Friday, September 14, 2018
UNT experts available to comment and provide analysis as Hurricane Florence lingers over the Carolinas
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina. The Category 1 hurricane may linger over coastal North and South Carolina with heavy winds and flooding. Experts at the University of North Texas are prepared to discuss the dangers and potential fallout from Florence. We will add more experts as they become available; please contact the ...
Thursday, September 13, 2018
UNT Department of Studio Art presents the works of faculty and staff in: “CORPS//”
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
UNT entrepreneurship center joins Denton’s new Angel Investment Group
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Texas is partnering with the Denton community to launch a new investment group in North Texas.
The Denton Angel Investment Group – whose founders include several successful entrepreneurs, two CEOs, a seasoned corporate attorney and the leader of UNT’s Murphy Center – was recently created to provide investment and strategic advisory support to...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
UNT computer science professor wins Tech Titans award
Renee Bryce, a professor in the University of North Texas, College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering received the 2018 Tech Titans of the Future– University Level Award, which included a $25,000 prize.
The award honors Dallas-Fort Worth higher education institutions that encourage and support students in pursuing engineering- and technology-related disciplines.
Bryce was recognized for creating the...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
UNT names Bob Heere Director of Sport Management
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Bob Heere, president-elect of the North American Society for Sport Management, is the new Director of Sport Management at the University of North Texas.
A native of the Netherlands, Heere joins UNT after spending nearly five years as an associate professor and Ph.D. program director in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina. Heere is also a visiting professor in the International Sport Management Program at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
At UNT Heere will direct both the M.B....
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
UNT research provides new insights for real estate markets on the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Three years ago in Hays County, Texas, a government initiative was introduced that would reclassify thousands of subdivisions known as “flash flood alley” as prone to flooding – despite the fact that those areas were in the midst of a multiyear drought. Residents protested the reclassification because it would increase insurance premiums and affect home values, but within months, a disastrous flood struck the county....
Thursday, August 2, 2018
When mathematical theories collide!
What happens to the world of math when descriptive set theory begins to merge with descriptive dynamics? According to University of North Texas College of Science Regents Professor Stephen Jackson, you get the theory of definable sets.
“The theory of definable sets is on the very forefront of mathematical logic theory. It combines descriptive sets, ‘well-behaved’ real numbers and descriptive dynamics: the mathematics of movement,” said Jackson. “I will present my findings on definable set theory at the...