Monday, October 8, 2018
Outstanding UNT faculty honored during annual awards dinner
Four University of North Texas faculty members were among the educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. The awards were presented during the seventh annual Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner and Ceremony Oct. 5 at the University Union’s Emerald Ballroom. The ceremony was supported by the UNT Foundation, which accepts, invests and manages private gifts, endowed funds and other assets for the benefit of the university, including faculty and students.
Friday, October 5, 2018
Texas historical records group honors UNT Libraries for archiving NBC5/KXAS/WBAP records
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
UNT research provides new insights for real estate markets on the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Three years ago in Hays County, Texas, a government initiative was introduced that would reclassify thousands of subdivisions known as “flash flood alley” as prone to flooding – despite the fact that those areas were in the midst of a multiyear drought. Residents protested the reclassification because it would increase insurance premiums and affect home values, but within months, a disastrous flood struck the county....
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
UNT electrical engineering assistant professor earns prestigious Powe award
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
UNT art professor selected for residency to create #MeToo movement digital art
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Standard recommendation on calcium intake may trigger certain cancers in African Americans, evolutionary historian says
DENTON (UNT), Texas The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academy of Sciences has long recommended that adults consume at least 1,000 milligrams of calcium daily, and women age 50 and older should consume even more.
What’s great advice for Americans with European ethnicity, however, may not be great advice for Americans with West African ancestry. That demographic has high susceptibility to certain cancers when exposed to America’s calcium-rich, dairy food culture, according to Constance Hilliard, University of North Texas researcher in evolutionary African history....
Thursday, May 24, 2018
UNT’s risk management and insurance program named a Global Center of Insurance Excellence
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
UNT Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation names new director
The University of North Texas is leading an initiative to grow a sustainable, business accelerator platform throughout the North Texas region, thanks to new leadership for UNT’s Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Jon McCarry, a UNT alumnus with a wide breadth of experience in private equity, was tapped as the senior director for the center housed in UNT’s College of Business.
"The North Texas region offers so much for industry, and as a Tier One research university,...
Monday, May 21, 2018
UNT names inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor
Angie (Wilson) Cartwright, an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education in the College of Education at the University of North Texas, has been selected as the school’s inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor.
“Upon receiving the news of my selection, I was excited and in a bit of disbelief,” Cartwright said. “There are so many wonderful members of the faculty here at UNT, and I am honored to be selected by the provost and the committee for this prestigious designation.”
Cartwright, who joined the UNT faculty in 2015, will receive $50,000...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
UNT professor recognized for lifetime achievement