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...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Forbes names UNT one of America's Best Midsize Employers
Monday, May 8, 2017
UNT receives funding for first of its kind machine
Thursday, May 4, 2017
UNT professor earns national award for her dissertation
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
UNT's College of Information receives national research award
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
UNT political scientist honored with Piper Professor award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During a visit to Washington, D.C., last year, University of North Texas faculty member John Ishiyama unexpectedly met a former student, who was chief of staff for a Congressional representative from Missouri.
"He was my student more than 15 years ago, but he still remembered me," said Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Political...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
UNT's advertising department wins several national awards
Monday, April 24, 2017
UNT professor gets new opportunity to combine leadership skills and science
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Pamela Padilla, an associate professor of biology at the University of North Texas and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the new College of Science has spent her career studying science, doing research in the field of genetics and teaching. Her efforts have brought her great success with everything from awards to...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Political scientists available to discuss Trump's first 100 days in office
Donald Trump's first 100 days as president end this Saturday, April 29. Those 100 days have been marked by criticism over Trump's failed efforts to convince Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and his failure to enact executive orders to limit U.S. immigration of those in certain nations with ties to terrorism.
However, Trump successfully filled the vacant seat on the Supreme Court with Neil Gorsuch, who was sworn in...