Friday, June 30, 2023
UNT research shows improvement of blight in Dallas
DENTON (UNT), Texas — More than ten years ago, researchers from the University of North Texas identified and measured the most blighted areas of Dallas in a study commissioned by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.
Now, the same researchers have shared their follow-up assessment to determine if urban blight has changed in Dallas since 2011. The blight study incorporated physical indicators such as abandoned and demolished properties along with socioeconomic risk factors like poverty, unemployment and...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
UNT M.P.A. programs named top 20 nationally in new rankings
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program with specialties in two areas...
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Documentary from UNT Mayborn professor features efforts to reduce domestic violence in rural Texas counties
What: Screening of Beyond Conviction, a 30-minute documentary produced by Thorne Anderson, Mayborn Endowed Chair for Narrative and Multimedia Storytelling in UNT’s ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
UNT graduate education programs climb in latest U.S. News & World Report online rankings
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
UNT EPIC program launches to offer support and opportunities for neurodivergent adults
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas launched a new program in August to provide organized social, philanthropic and learning opportunities to young adults over age 18 who are neurotypical and neurodivergent.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
UNT program earns grant to help inform underserved women about exposures that can cause miscarriage, birth defects and learning problems
DENTON (UNT), Texas — MotherToBaby North Texas employees and volunteers at the University of North Texas earned a $6,000 grant from the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists to send nearly 3,000 first aid kits for pregnant and breastfeeding women to homeless and domestic abuse shelters in several states.
The kits hold basic first aid supplies and an information card about teratogens, which are exposures that can cause miscarriage, birth defects and/or...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
UNT clinic is one of three worldwide offering special testing for children with autism
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is now accepting patients for a specialized auditory processing assessment and intervention focused on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The majority of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience some form of auditory processing issue, yet there are currently no set standard testing procedures for them, according to Erin Schafer, professor and director of graduate studies in audiology. Researchers at UNT’s College of Health and Public Service’...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
$112k grant to fund clinic at UNT that will develop auditory testing protocols for children with autism
Monday, July 15, 2019
UNT aims to help prevent homelessness and criminal recidivism in rural communities with $400K grant
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
UNT partners with Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas to create education opportunities for Mexican nationals
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — The University of North Texas is partnering with the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas to help Mexican nationals in the U.S. successfully integrate into communities through education, financial literacy and health.
UNT alumna and graduate student, Brenda Barajas, works in the university’s Office of Outreach and serves as a liaison to the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas as part of a program and partnership...