Monday, December 1, 2014
UNT psychologist, other researchers focusing on bosses' psychopathic traits, leadership
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- "Is your boss a slave-driving psycho?"
That was one of the taglines for the 2011 movie "Horrible Bosses," along with "Crazy Psycho Boss" and "Completely Incompetent Boss." "Horrible Bosses 2," a follow-up to the hit movie, opened last week.
Could an evaluation tool help employees to determine traits of psychopathy, including manipulation and ruthless exploitation of others, lack of conscience and feelings for others and impulsive and reckless behavior, in their supervisors?
Monday, November 24, 2014
UNT helps predict how many are hungry
For some University of North Texas economics students, their latest research project is not just a way to develop business-world skills and gain experience to put on their resumes. It’s a project that will help feed the hungry.
UNT economics students and faculty members are using their expertise to help Denton soup kitchen Our Daily Bread design a statistical model that can better forecast how many lunches the community soup kitchen will need to prepare each weekday. The model will take into consideration historical data and...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
UNT students named Spectrum Scholarsby American Library Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- For the second year in a row, the University of North Texas' College of Information had more students selected as American Library Association Spectrum Scholars than any other library and information science program at a Texas college or university.
Four UNT students were named 2014 Spectrum Scholars and will each receive $5,000 for one academic year. The Spectrum Scholarships are considered to be among the most prestigious scholarships for students earning graduate degrees in library and information science. Twenty UNT students...
Friday, September 12, 2014
UNT earns grant to research adult literacy program this fall
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- This fall, University of North Texas students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
Graduate students Monica Ng, a master's student in linguistics and technical communication at UNT, and Dung Nguyen, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction with a concentration on language and literacy, are working on the project with Dr....
Friday, September 5, 2014
UNT visiting professor works with students, faculty on Fanfares, Marches and Other Literature for Brass Choir
What: Fanfares, Marches and Other Literature for Brass Choir featuring the UNT Teaching Fellow Brass Choir with percussion and College of Music visiting trumpet professor Allen Vizzutti, conducted by Nicholas E. Williams. This concert is dedicated to trombone professor Dr. Vern Kagarice, who has taught at UNT for more than 30 years.
When: 8 p.m. Sept. 8 (Monday)
Where: Winspear Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton. The concert will also be ...
Friday, August 22, 2014
UNT professor receives award for editing book on social media
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
UNT engineering graduate student wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Natalie Parde, a graduate student in the University of North Texas College of Engineering, has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her work researching natural language processing – which makes it possible for computers to understand how humans talk and write.
Parde, who studies computer science and engineering, will receive $32,000 per year for up to three years as part of the research fellowship. The fellowship also...
Thursday, April 3, 2014
UNT to celebrate National Graduate Student Appreciation Week
What: Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week at the University of North Texas, presented by the UNT Graduate Student Council and the Toulouse Graduate School.
When: April 7-11 (Monday-Friday)
Where: Various locations at the UNT campus and Discovery Park
Contact: For more information, contact Dana Mordecai in the Toulouse Graduate School at 940-369-7387.
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Join the Toulouse Graduate...