Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Students to visit sites of true crimes, executions, trials during UNT study abroad
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas professor Peter Johnstone went on his first trip to another country at age 8, when he traveled from his native London to Lourdes, France, with other students from his Catholic school. He loved experiencing another culture so much that he went on the same trip the following year and, at age 13, went on a school trip to the Soviet Union. Many other trips later, Johnstone met his Parisian wife, Christine Pincemin, when both were on a study abroad trip.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Teachers turning to social media for learning and support
DENTON, Texas (UNT) - New research from a University of North Texas learning technologies professor found social media may be the way for struggling teachers to get the help they need.
“Twitter could be a life or career saver if you can join up with the right group and can even help with burnout,” said Scott Warren, associate professor of learning technologies.
Warren began his career as a middle school teacher in a lower economic school district where he struggled to learn how to communicate with the students. His difficult time was the basis of his research into how social...
Friday, September 30, 2016
Domestic Violence Awareness Month events at UNT and in Denton aim to educate, raise awareness
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas and Denton County Friends of the Family will host a variety of events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October. The events aim to raise awareness and bring together those on campus and throughout the community who want to end relationship violence. The full calendar of events is available online.
Resource Fair and Clothesline...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Denton community to learn about aphasia at UNT Speech and Hearing Center's walkathon Oct. 16
Thursday, September 8, 2016
UNT Teaching of History Conference on Oct. 1 to focus on reconstruction eras
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Police wanting to advance in careers can enroll in both online bachelor's and master's degrees at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Erick Bohannon has served nearly 24 years with the Amarillo Police Department as a patrol officer, junior detective, shift supervisor, field commander, commander of narcotics and SWAT and, since 2011, commander of the special crimes unit, obtaining the rank of lieutenant.
Bohannon has a bachelor's degree in administrative services, but he had never taken a university-level course in criminal justice before August 2015. That month, he started the online master's degree program offered by the University of North...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Family's role in life after inpatient treatment one of the focuses of UNT Recovery Conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Even after a teenager or adult enters a center for substance misuse, his or her immediate family members may not understand how to relate to him or her. The family may walk on eggshells in talking with their loved one, be afraid of what may happen when he or she leaves treatment or feel uncertain of the person's new role in the family after becoming sober.
At the fourth University of North Texas Recovery Conference Sept. 21-22 (Wednesday-Thursday),...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
UNT to begin 2016-17 Kuehne Speaker Series with Rudy Giuliani discussing leadership in crisis
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- During the 2016-17 academic year, the University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series will feature lectures from Rudy Giuliani, 107th mayor of New York City, and Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent for Fox Business Network.
The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series was created in fall 2013 with support from UNT alumnus Ernie W. Kuehne, a 1966 graduate who is the president...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
UNT student receives scholarship from Texas City Management Association
Thursday, May 5, 2016
UNT opens Life of Purpose outpatient treatment center for students seeking recovery
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Forty-two percent of college students in a National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse report said they had engaged in binge drinking – consuming five or more alcoholic drinks at a time – during the previous two weeks, with one in three of the students admitting they drank primarily to get drunk. In addition, 8 percent of the students said they consume an average of 16 or more alcoholic drinks per week.
These statistics could be the signal of a problem – one that might hinder a student's education.