Monday, April 22, 2013
Students to present original research at Texas Undergraduate Research Day
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As soon as he received his acceptance letter to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas, David Hao began searching for a UNT faculty member who would allow him to work in his or her research laboratory for the summer, before he even began classes as a TAMS student. TAMS is a two-year residential program at UNT that allows talented students to complete their freshman and sophomore years of college by taking UNT classes, and earn their high school diplomas at the same time.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
UNT students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Two University of North Texas undergraduate students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which are given to students who plan to earn research-focused master’s and doctoral degrees in science, social science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Katherine Lester, a senior geography major, and Daniel Munro, a senior biology major and Honors College student, will receive stipends of $30,000 each year for...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
UNT to install advanced radar system providing improved severe weather data and storm warnings
What:Installation of the Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) radar
When: April 11 (Thursday), a crane will lift the CASA radar in place between 2 and 3 p.m. – weather permitting
Where: UNT’s Discovery Park campus, located at 3940 N. Elm St. in Denton
Contact: Leslie Wimmer at Leslie.Wimmer@unt.edu or 940-565-4835
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
UNT student earns national research placement
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Irán Román, an undergraduate student from Uriangato, Mexico, in the UNT-Howard Hughes Medical Center Undergraduate Researchers Program, has earned a placement in the Stanford Summer Research Program at Stanford University in California.
"The grant represents a unique opportunity that will define and solidify my future career decisions,” said Román. “By working with Professor Tim Stearns at Stanford University, I will get to meet people and experience the working environment of a lab with a world-class researcher...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Doctoral graduate from UNT’s College of Education wins national doctoral dissertation award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Mary Amanda “Mandy” Stewart has earned the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from PDK International for research that she conducted while earning a doctoral degree in literacy and language studies from the University of North Texas’ College of Education.
Stewart received the doctoral degree in 2012 and is now a postdoctoral research associate for the Morningside Children’s Partnership, an initiative with UNT to improve the academic outcomes...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
UNT joins research team studying grape seed extract’s impact on Alzheimer’s disease
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
UNT research paves way for new cardiomyopathy treatment
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
UNT Libraries to present UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer’s and dementia
What: “UNT Speaks Out: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia” – A University of North Texas professor, UNT Health Science Center professor and a psychology doctoral candidate will speak on different aspects of Alzheimer’s disease, including research, caregiving and the fear of dementia. The event is presented by the UNT Libraries.
When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 (Thursday)
Where: The Forum on the first floor of UNT's Willis Library, which is located one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
UNT’s Innovation Greenhouse supports student ideas
DENTON (UNT), Texas--The Innovation Greenhouse, a new facility for University of North Texas students with ideas, is now open. Students with ideas from tech innovations to new businesses can visit the Innovation Greenhouse and find on- and off-campus resources to make their ideas come to life.
The Innovation Greenhouse, located in Sycamore Hall, aims to help students apply what they learn in the classroom, and use knowledge gained through hands-on experience...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
UNT to host McNair conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — When Justin Litvin enrolled in the University of North Texas, he declared a psychology major without knowing about many of the career opportunities in the field. He thought he’d become a Christian-based marriage and family counselor.
His career goals changed when he learned about the psychology research he could conduct as a UNT McNair Scholar, Litvin, a graduate of Northwest High School in Justin, now researches the stress of HIV-positive adults, their perceptions about their health, and their social support through UNT...