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...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
UNT awarded almost $2 million in NSF funding to study the rules of physics
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Outstanding UNT faculty to be honored during sixth annual awards dinner
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony
When: October 20 (Friday) Reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by awards dinner and celebration at 7 p.m.
Where: Emerald Ballroom, Union 314, 1155 Union Circle
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Four University of North Texas faculty members will be among the educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. The awards will be presented during the sixth annual Salute to Faculty...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
UNT wants to be the go-to resource for solving business challenges
What: UNT Family Business Breakfast – A networking event designed to give local businesses the chance to secure free help growing their enterprises. The event is hosted by the University of North Texas Department of Management’s Family Business Initiative.
When: 8 – 10 a.m. Oct. 27 (Friday).
Where: The Ballroom (Room 314 A/B) of the UNT University Union, located at...