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.
Monday, April 25, 2016
U.S. News and World Report lists several UNT programs among the best
DENTON (UNT), Texas – U.S. News and World Report recently ranked several University of North Texas graduate school programs as some of the finest in the nation. In all, seven UNT graduate programs made the top 50 list for 2017 Best Graduate Schools. Among those with high rankings are:
- Health Librarianship, #6
- School Library Media, #8
- City Management and Urban Policy, #13
- Rehabilitation Counseling, #15
- Library and Information Studies, #21
- Public Management Administration, #29
- Audiology, #48
In January, U.S. News and...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Former Canada Minister of Justice to discuss anti-Semitism during lecture at University of North Texas
What: "The Laundering of Anti-Semitism under Universal Public Values" -- A lecture at the University of North Texas by Irwin Cotler, international human rights lawyer and former Canada Minister of Justice and Attorney General. Presented by UNT's Jewish and Israel Studies Program and Division of Student Affairs.
When: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 (Tuesday)
Where: UNT's Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Boulevard
Cost: $5 payable at the door. Free for UNT students with identification.
Friday, October 16, 2015
How to begin a conversation about racial bias? Forum at UNT to give suggestions
What: "We Can’t Stop Racism If We Can’t Talk About It" — The annual Fall Forum
presented by the University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and
Community Service. Featuring musician, author and entrepreneur Simon
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Four $28,500 scholarships awarded to UNT students from Dallas-based organization
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Four master of public administration students at the University of North Texas are beginning their graduate education this fall with a $28,500 scholarship from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation. The award is recognition of their civic engagement and leadership potential, and it will cover tuition and fees for two years.
The UNT recipients are:
- Abbey Heffner of Huntsville, Texas. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology and child learning and development from the University of Texas at...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
UNT to host police K-9 certification trials
Denton (UNT) -- The University of North Texas Police Department will host the United States Police Canine Association's Region 25 certification trials March 23-27 at Discovery Park.
Approximately 30 officers and their K-9 partners, from law enforcement agencies across Texas, are expected to attend the certification trials. The trials include an outdoor obstacle course, narcotics/explosive/evidence scent detection, tracking, and patrol work.
The USPCA certification program is held annually across the United States, in each of its 26 regions. This will be the first year that UNT...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT's rehabilitation counseling program among top in nation
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- The rehabilitation counseling program in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of North Texas has been ranked 15th in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report's newly released 2016 guidebook of Best Graduate Schools.
"The national reputation of the rehabilitation counseling program at UNT remains consistently strong," said Dean Tom Evenson. "The fact that the UNT master's program is consistently ranked among the top programs, most of which include...