Tuesday, September 26, 2017
UNT professors receive more than $1 million in grants to increase cultural competency in mental health services
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
UNT announces 2017 Innovator Award winners
A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners.
This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or scholarships.
"Our university is working to expand its multi-disciplinary research and offer faculty and students opportunities for them to bring innovation to light," UNT President Neal Smatresk said. "Our faculty discoveries help move...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
UNT faculty receive $313,000 grant to help improve academic performance in local ISD’s
Monday, August 28, 2017
UNT immediately accepting students displaced because of Hurricane Harvey
The University of North Texas is helping students affected by Hurricane Harvey by immediately admitting them and waiving application fees.
UNT already is working with students to provide them with an educational home if they were displaced by the storm.
"As we watch the news about Hurricane Harvey's impact on Texas' Gulf Coast, our thoughts are with the people affected," UNT President Neal Smatresk said. "Our university is a community of great compassion, and I know that we will support the impacted individuals in every way we can."
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Friday, August 25, 2017
UNT faculty members available to discuss topics related to aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
The following University of North Texas faculty members are available discuss topics related to flooding and damage in Houston and other Texas communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Michael Carroll is the director of the Economics Research Group...
Monday, August 21, 2017
University of North Texas faculty member will discuss Aug. 21 televised address on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan
President Donald Trump is expected to reveal a new U.S. military strategy for the war in Afghanistan in his televised address Monday evening (Aug. 21). The following University of North Texas faculty member will watch the speech and is available for interviews about the strategy and the language and tone of the speech:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Narendra Dahotre named interim associate vice president for research and innovation at UNT
Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in materials science and engineering at UNT, has been named interim associate vice president of research and innovation at the University of North Texas.
Dahotre, a former chairman of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in UNT’s College of Engineering, will serve a one-year appointment effective immediately, while the university conducts a nationwide search to...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
UNT research shows the office bully's impact on bystanders
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas faculty member is studying the “silent epidemic” of workplace bullying from a unique perspective.
“I’m looking at the bystander versus the bully or the victim – If I witness it, how does it affect me? Does it affect my relationships with co-workers or myself?” said Michele Medina, an adjunct professor. Medina...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system.
“We demonstrated a portable communication system that can be attached to a drone,” said...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Professor’s forgotten family-penned children’s book finally published
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Kent Chapman, an accomplished biology professor and researcher at the University of North Texas, is now also a children’s book author. Chapman actually wrote the book around 20 years ago with his two daughters when they were only 5 and 3.
“The girls were learning how to read, and so one weekend we did a little project,” said Chapman. “We decided to make a silly little story together and called it ‘Pat the Bat.’ The girls drew pictures of his adventures, we stapled the pages together and they took their new book to school to read to their classmates. Then about a...