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...
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...