Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wesley Randall tapped as dean of the New College at Frisco
Wesley Randall, chair of UNT’s Department of Marketing, Logistics and Operations Management, who has 30 years of expertise in supply chain and logistics, has been named dean of the New College at Frisco.
In his new role, Randall will help develop curriculum and programming at the New College at Frisco to best serve the needs of its students and industry leaders. In addition, he will work to help UNT continue to expand its presence in Collin County and solidify its partnerships with area community colleges. He also will lead the initiatives at the Collin Higher Education Center in...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Communication studies, political science faculty available to discuss State of the Union January 30
President Donald J. Trump will give his first formal State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress next Tuesday (Jan. 30). He is expected to reset the narrative that his policy agenda and approval ratings have been damaged by internal chaos and his own behavior by touting his most notable achievements. The speech will be televised live, and several Democratic members of Congress have said they will boycott the speech.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
UNT names new dean for College of Health and Public Service
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
UNT on the Square exhibition, inspired by class project, highlights Denton's first settlement of freed slaves
What: Freedman Town 2., an exhibition highlighting Denton’s one-time community for freed slaves, as created by students in Carla LynDale Carter-Bishop's media arts classes at the University of North Texas.
When: Jan. 8 (Monday) to Feb. 3 (Saturday). Panel discussions will take place at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 (Thursday) and at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 (Thursday).
Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., on Denton's historic courthouse...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
UNT expert recommends toys for children with disabilities
Andrew Colombo-Dougovito, assistant professor in Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation, at the University of North Texas said that children with disabilities need toys that play to their interests and stimulate their sensory systems.
“For young kids (preschool ages), scoops for water play, making play dough or slime, light beach balls or scarves, and balance bikes can be great toys that are sensory-stimulating and build fine...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
UNT expert weighs in on International Olympic Committee’s decision to bar Russia from 2018 games
Monday, December 4, 2017
UNT tax expert weighs pros/cons of Congress’ tax reform bill
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As Congress moves toward the final stages of passing a tax reform bill, University of North Texas tax expert Govind Iyer is available for interviews on what the plan means for taxpayers. Iyer has studied tax reform, income distribution via taxation, and polarization of inequality for 21 years, and is an endowed professor of taxation in UNT’s Department of Accounting.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
UNT psychologist advises following the ABCs to handle holiday stress
Family, finances and travel can make December the most stressful time of the year for many.
According to Joshua Hook, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Texas, following the ABCs can help people cope with holiday stress in a positive way.
●Acceptance — Thinking that you'll have zero stress during the...
Monday, November 20, 2017
UNT faculty member’s documentary to premiere in Washington D.C.
DENTON (UNT), Texas - While growing up in California's Silicon Valley, University of North Texas faculty member Carolyn E. Brown knew of the city of Salinas, one hour south, for three reasons — John Steinbeck, a native of Salinas who set many of his famous stories in the town; agriculture; and gang violence.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Law created after Enron scandal has costly business impact, says UNT researcher
DENTON (UNT), Texas — New research from the University of North Texas shows that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – an act passed in the wake of the Enron and similar corporate scandals – has expensive consequences for corporate financial reporting and many businesses operating in the U.S.
Lili Sun, an associate professor of accounting at UNT, co-authored a paper detailing the effects of the act on audit fees and found that companies are paying more than ever for external...