Tuesday, January 22, 2013
UNT to host McNair conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — When Justin Litvin enrolled in the University of North Texas, he declared a psychology major without knowing about many of the career opportunities in the field. He thought he’d become a Christian-based marriage and family counselor.
His career goals changed when he learned about the psychology research he could conduct as a UNT McNair Scholar, Litvin, a graduate of Northwest High School in Justin, now researches the stress of HIV-positive adults, their perceptions about their health, and their social support through UNT...
Friday, January 18, 2013
Two online programs ranked among nation’s best
DENTON (UNT), Texas--University of North Texas online graduate degree programs in business and education have been ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report in its 2013 Best Online Education Program rankings released this week.
The College of Education was ranked 13th in the nation for Best Online Graduate Education Programs, including its master’s degree in educational psychology with a concentration in gifted...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
UNT named Tree Campus USA University
DENTON (UNT) Texas – The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the University of North Texas as a 2012 Tree Campus USA University for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship. This marks the fifth year in a row that UNT has earned the designation.
Tree Campus USA is a national program that honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy management of their campus forests and for engaging the community in environmental...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
CNN anchor Don Lemon to give keynote address at UNT Equity and Diversity Conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Veteran CNN anchor Don Lemon, who in 2011 released a memoir to discuss his homosexuality, as well as racism, homophobia and colorism in the African-American community, will give one of three keynote addresses at “A Journey to Freedom,” the University of North Texas’ 13th Equity and Diversity Conference Feb. 1 (Friday).
The theme of the conference was chosen to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. On Jan. 1, 1863, President...