Thursday, January 5, 2017
Innovative choreography on tap at UNT’s Faculty Dance Concert Feb. 9-12
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
UNT on the Square exhibition features ceramic works by faculty member Jerry Austin
What: Currents: A Survey of Recent Works, an exhibition of ceramics from retiring University of North Texas associate professor Jerry Austin.
When: Feb. 8 (Wednesday) to March 4 (Friday) at UNT on the Square. The reception will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 (Thursday).
Hours: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturdays
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
New genomics laboratory positions UNT at frontier of science
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A new state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of North Texas will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science.
Part of the university’s BioDiscovery Institute, the Genomics Center provides in-house DNA sequencing, as well as computational and statistical analysis of genetic data. Genomics, the field of DNA sequencing, has broad applications for the health of humans, plants,...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
UNT musician named to percussion Hall of Fame
DENTON (UNT), Texas - An internationally recognized musician and jazz studies professor at the University of North Texas has been inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame.
Ed Soph received the honor in November at the Percussive Arts Society international conference in Indianapolis.
The Hall of Fame recognizes the industry’s top leaders in percussion performance, education and composition. To be selected, nominees must have made a notable difference or created fundamental improvements in the world of percussion or improved the profession through significant...
Monday, December 12, 2016
UNT receives reaffirmation of accreditation
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The University of North Texas recently received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Accreditation offers assurance that universities meet rigorous standards set by their accrediting bodies and required by the federal government. In reaffirming UNT’s accreditation, the commission noted that there were no modifications needed.
“UNT’s positive review reflects the dedication of our deans, faculty and staff in creating a high quality educational environment for our students and I thank...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
UNT researchers team up with ice hockey gurus to grow the game globally
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
UNT program granted millions from the Chilean government for new research center
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. “This is a historic day for Cape Horn,” Ricardo Rozzi, the director of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program and a UNT professor of philosophy...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
UNT faculty member studying air pollution and your risk for heart attack & stroke
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — 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...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
UNT researcher aids in rare study on terrorism beyond Western universities
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
UNT engineer part of collaboration receiving $10 million for nuclear waste disposal research