Wednesday, December 7, 2016
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A University of North Texas conservation program has gotten a major financial boost. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve near Puerto Williams, Chile is part of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, a consortium led by UNT in the US, and other Chilean universities and institutions. The Chilean government awarded the program $15 million dollars for the construction of a new Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
In a report released this year, the World Health Organization revealed that more than 90 percent of the world’s population lives in areas with high levels of air pollution, and that every year, close to three million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution. Many of those deaths are due to cardiovascular disease or stroke, and now a University of North Texas assistant professor of Biological Sciences, Amie Lund, is researching that connection.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
In one of the first studies on terrorism outside of Western universities, University of North Texas researcher Marc Cutright helped led a qualitative inquiry into what practices might best help those individuals heal and complete their academic goals.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
University of North Texas Materials Science and Engineering associate professor Jincheng Du is part of a new energy frontier research center, or EFRC, funded by Department of Energy that will work to make nuclear waste disposal safer for a longer period of time.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Many people know that tannins in plants have health benefits and impact the taste of fruits and drinks like tea and wine. While tannins themselves are well known, no one has ever known how plants actually put them together- until now.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
A major honor was recently presented to Leticia Anaya, a senior lecturer in the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
A new partnership with NASA has the University of North Texas aimed at getting students excited about space science.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
A University of North Texas engineering professor is starting a major new project in November that he hopes will help solve a critical problem in nuclear engineering.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
The annual College of Visual Arts and Design Faculty and Staff Exhibition will give teachers at the University of North Texas an opportunity to experiment – from unique jewelry to different media. The exhibition will take place Nov. 14 (Monday) – Jan. 12 (Thursday) at UNT on the Square and Nov. 15 (Tuesday) – Dec. 3 (Saturday) at UNT Art Gallery. Opening reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 (Thursday) at both venues.
Friday, October 14, 2016
University of North Texas psychology professor Yolanda Flores Niemann has been invited to join a White House panel dedicated to helping Latinas succeed in education. Niemann will participate in the panel Latinas in Education: Reaching Our Full Potential on Oct. 21.