Monday, March 9, 2015
UNT art students create upcycled products to help victims of domestic abuse
What: Debut of products made by University of North Texas students for the Denton County Friends of the Family Upcycle Project. The products were created from materials and items found in the Friends of the Family Thrift Store. All proceeds from sales of the products will go to assist families that have suffered from domestic violence and sexual assault.
When: Noon-4 p.m. March 26 (Thursday)
Where: Denton County Friends of the Family...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Hatton W. Sumners Foundation awards UNT up to 10 Master of Public Administration fellowships
Thursday, January 15, 2015
UNT partners with SkyLIFE Technology to research aerial emergency relief system
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and Community Service is partnering with SkyLIFE Technology to conduct research that could help SkyLIFE determine the effectiveness of its approach of dropping emergency relief supplies by air to people during disasters.
SkyLIFE is also providing:
- A $10,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to an outstanding student in the emergency administration and planning program at UNT
- A paid internship for a junior...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
UNT event aims to spark community-wide caring campaign
What: #DentonHumanityRestored -- A Fall Forum presented by the University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and Community Service
11 a.m. Oct. 2 (Thursday) in the UNT Coliseum, 600 Avenue D in Denton -- Featuring E. Scott Geller, Alumni-Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Virginia Tech University, and Johnny Quinn, Olympian bobsledder and UNT alumnus
Contact: Brooke Moore in the College of Public Affairs and...
Monday, September 8, 2014
UNT Annual Ray Gough Lecture, charrette helps Serve Denton design a building to fit its needs
What: Annual Ray Gough Lecture featuring Bryan Bell, presented by the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, followed by a design charrette. The charrette, which is not open to the public but is open to media for coverage, will help Serve Denton, an organization that promotes collaboration among nonprofits, design a building that the group hopes will house several nonprofits.
When: The two events open to the public include the lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 (Wednesday) and the panel discussion at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 (Thursday).
Thursday, June 5, 2014
UNT's Portal to Texas History named a Service Hub by Digital Public Library of America
Thursday, May 22, 2014
National award recognizes UNT for helping students stay sober and successful in school
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- When Robert Ashford got accepted at the University of North Texas, he knew what he needed to do. The undergraduate in social work and psychology set out to establish a student-run organization that would help students maintain a substance-free lifestyle and promote success in school. Ashford created and became president of the Eagle Peer Recovery association, and in less than a year it has grown to help more than 600 UNT students --...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
UNT anthropologist uses EAGER award to study collaborative decision-making
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- When two people disagree about something each feels passionately about, communication can be frustrating. When groups must work together to meet common goals, communication can be even more challenging. University of North Texas professor of anthropology Christina Wasson has received a National Science Foundation EAGER grant of nearly $25,000 to study collaborative decision-making...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
UNT senior awarded for leadership, service through social work
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- When Jordan Holley enrolled in the Introduction to Social Work class at the University of North Texas, she had no idea the class would change her life. But it did. And the social work major and graduating senior has been changing the lives of others ever since, both as an advocate for disenfranchised populations and as a leader for fellow social workers.
UNT's Social Work program, based in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, recently...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Denton students, community gather thousands of books to help children in Uganda in project started by UNT faculty member
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 University of North Texas College of Education Associate Professor Marc Cutright.
"We all appreciate the opportunity to connect," said Abbas Tashakkori, professor and chair of the...