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...
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...