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....
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Come see the falling stars at UNT’s Rafes Urban Astronomy Center
The University of North TexasAstronomy program will host an open house and star watch party at 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Rafes Urban Astronomy Center in Ponder. The event coincides with the Perseid Meteor Shower, arguably one of the best meteor showers for viewing in the Northern hemisphere this year. Approximately 50 to 100 meteors per hour will enter the Earth’s atmosphere at the peak of the sky event.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Train in social, mobile, data and video journalism at UNT-APME NewsTrain this fall
Friday, July 27, 2018
UNT’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names Biography Fellowship recipient
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Author Alison Owings, who is known for her stereotype-challenging oral-history based books, will receive unique guidance in writing her fourth piece, “The Book of Del: A Life Before, During and After Homelessness.”
Owings is the winner of the Biography Fellowship awarded during the University of North Texas’ 2018 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, held July 20 – 22. Given in conjunction with the Mayborn conference,...
Friday, July 20, 2018
Magazine names UNT Police Chief Ed Reynolds higher education Campus Safety Director of the Year
Campus Safety magazine honors school, university and hospital police chiefs, security directors and emergency managers annually
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas Chief of Police Ed Reynolds earned national honors this week as Campus Safety magazine tabbed the North Texas native as its Campus Safety Director of the Year in higher education.
Reynolds, who has spent more than 20 years with the university, runs a police department entrenched in community. Under his leadership, UNT police...
Monday, July 16, 2018
UPDATE August 25 -After 27 hours and 34 minutes, UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record for longest history lesson while also raising more than $12,000 for the The Portal to Texas History.
UPDATE: After 27 hours and 34 minutes, UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record for longest history lesson while also raising more than $12,000 for the The Portal to Texas History.
DENTON (UNT), Texas - University of North Texas History Professor Andrew Torget is trying to become a part of history himself by securing a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Torget will begin his attempt to spend...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
DC BEST Robotics hub to conduct extracurricular robotics competition
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Journalists, authors take on the balance between news, storytelling and entertainment at Mayborn Conference
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Stroke survivor to discuss his recovery and experiences with aphasia at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States with more than 795,000 people suffering one each year, according to the...
Monday, June 11, 2018
UNT Ph.D. graduate develops method to protect nanoelectronics
DENTON (UNT), Texas – In a paper published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, University of North Texas Ph.D. graduate student Benjamin Sirota explains a new method for protecting nanoelectronics that will result in longer-lasting components with better electronic stability.
“When dealing with electronics at the nanoscale , exposure to foreign substances can have devastating effects,” said Sirota. “Remember, we are dealing with electronics at the smallest scale. Main electronic components such as...