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...
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...