Public Service

05/06/2014 - 8:42am

UNT's Social Work program, based in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, recently recognized Jordan Holley for her contributions by awarding her with a Fannie Belle Gaupp Outstanding Student Award.

04/16/2014 - 8:40am

Students at E.P. Rayzor Elementary School in the Denton Independent School District helped gather thousands of books to be sent to children in Uganda as part of a project started by UNT College of Education Associate Professor Marc Cutright.

04/08/2014 - 2:02pm

UNT will celebrate Earth Week with tree plantings, festivals, art exhibitions, educational forums, award ceremonies and more.

04/03/2014 - 3:30pm

Grandparents University® -- Grandparents (or other family members) and their grandchildren from ages 7 to 12 can take classes and get a taste of university life in this summer camp offered by the University of North Texas

03/21/2014 - 11:18am

The Big Event -- UNT's largest single day of community service. More than 2,500 students, staff members and alumni will give up a Saturday morning to do 40 service projects at 70 locations in Denton County, including the UNT campus. Many of the students will represent student organizations.

03/19/2014 - 12:56pm

UNT faculty and administrators, guest speakers and business leaders, students and alumni gather to share ideas on the theme of UNT and Its Community Partnerships -- A World of Possibilities at the annual Master of Public Administration Alumni-Student Conference on March 21 (Friday).

01/27/2014 - 11:47am

Funded by a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research grant award, a UNT associate professor of emergency management, Sudha Arlikatti, recently returned from India, where she spent weeks conducting field research to assess flood disaster preparedness and response strategies that affect survival.

01/22/2014 - 2:40pm

UNT speech and hearing sciences professor Amyn Amlani and colleagues have conducted research that suggests smartphone-based hearing aid applications can be used as effective, short-term solutions for listeners with hearing loss. The study investigates the efficacy and perceived advantages of using smartphone applications as an alternative treatment option to traditional hearing aids.

01/13/2014 - 3:51pm

West Point graduate, war veteran and former U.S. Army Lieutenant Dan Choi will speak Feb. 6 as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. The program introduces the UNT community to the excellence of world-class speakers whose messages enhance student learning outside the classroom.

01/10/2014 - 2:14pm

Faculty members from several Nigerian universities are learning how to better teach their students about issues related to aging with the help of UNT gerontology faculty members. The program is part of UNT’s larger effort to improve the teaching of gerontology and raise awareness about aging issues across the globe — ultimately improving the care offered to aging residents worldwide.