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...
Friday, April 26, 2019
UNT to offer free speech and hearing tests May 1
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas Speech and Hearing Center, located at 907 W. Sycamore St. in Denton, is offering free speech and hearing screenings as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month.
Hearing screenings will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1. Additionally, speech and language screenings will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Hearing tests will determine the presence or absence of hearing loss and the need for amplification,” said Cassie Thomas, senior lecturer in the...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
UNT journalism students win big at BEA2019, SPJ regional conference
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
UNT sculpture students help furry friends at Denton’s Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center with Sculptures for a Cause
Monday, March 25, 2019
UNT conference to celebrate the power of public service
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Feeding clinic at UNT is about more than picky eaters
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Health and Public Service’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) is now providing services to children of all ages with feeding and eating challenges. The UNT Feeding Clinic is currently serving children who not only have eating problems, but have associated medical needs.
“There are parents who are desperately pursuing services for their children based on a variety of difficulties,” said Dr. Theresa...