General News

11/07/2017 - 4:07pm

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.

11/07/2017 - 10:10am

Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer. They have been awarded a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such questions. 

11/07/2017 - 9:34am

The Siemens Competition is one of the nation's premier research competitions for high school-aged students, promoting excellence in math, science and technology. Students may enter either individual or team research projects. The top prize for both individuals and teams is $100,000.

 

 

 

11/02/2017 - 3:37pm

Manish Vaidya is teaching youngsters to stay mostly motionless using motion monitoring. The technique will eventually be applied to children receiving radiation, who cannot move more than 3 millimeters in any direction or risk damaging healthy cells near cancerous cells.

11/02/2017 - 12:25pm

Grants totaling more than $1.4 million from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation are adding to the University of North Texas’ efforts to improve cybersecurity education – and ultimately fight cybercrime – in the U.S.

11/02/2017 - 10:33am

The University of North Texas is officially the proud higher education partner of Texas Motor Speedway, UNT President Neal Smatresk announced Wednesday (Nov. 1).

10/31/2017 - 9:25am

New research has astronomers believing that most stars outside of the solar system have one or more planets orbiting them called extrasolar planets – or exoplanets – some of which could potentially harbor life. The Kepler space telescope has had great success in detecting exoplanets by measuring the dip in light of a planet’s host star as the planet passes in front of it. But, can a properly trained amateur astronomer also detect such transits? 

10/31/2017 - 8:45am

NASCAR’s Austin Dillon will unveil 2018 Winter Olympics paint scheme ahead of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 and take part in “Science of Speed” panel discussion with UNT students in honor of a new higher education partnership between the University of North Texas and Texas Motor Speedway.

10/31/2017 - 7:50am

In the photograph “Insight,” the eye of University of North Texas graduate student Trinity Kai peers from a bundle of fabric, looking straight at the viewer. That photo represents many things to Kai. It touches upon her philosophy of life. It was shot from a lensless camera that she prefers for its craftsmanship. And it won her the $20,000 grand prize from the VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition, a contest devoted to people with disabilities.

10/30/2017 - 10:16am

No appointments are necessary for the screenings, which will be for both adults and children ages 12 months and older and take no more than 20 minutes.