Wednesday, September 25, 2019
UNT medical history professor awarded NSF grant for postpartum depression research
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Rachel Louise Moran, an assistant professor in the University of North Texas Department of History, is delving into how society has defined and diagnosed postpartum depression with a $162,619 grant from the National Science Foundation.
While pregnant with her first child, Moran was struck by the use of depression screening questionnaires at the obstetrician’s office, in the hospital and even by her son’s pediatrician.
“I thought they were probably a good thing, but...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
UNT raising awareness about indigenous language revitalization with event series
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is celebrating indigenous languages in a series of events this fall as part of the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.
According to the UN’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 40 percent of the world’s estimated 6,700 languages are in danger of disappearing.
A language is not only a means of communication, it’s intertwined with the cultures, histories and identities of the people who...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Oldest “cloaked” black hole in the universe found with the help of UNT astrophysicist
University of North Texas Associate Professor Ohad Shemmer in the College of Science is part of an international team of astronomers who recently discovered evidence of the most remote "cloaked" black hole ever found.
“Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as data from Pan-STARRS, an optical-light telescope in Hawaii, we discovered the most distant obscured quasar (the bright point where...
Monday, August 12, 2019
UNT professor earns $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to help tackle food insecurity
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
UNT conference to feature the latest in autism intervention, research
Monday, July 1, 2019
UNT Professor invents detector for credit card skimmers
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
U.S. Department of State grant creates new partnership between UNT and institutions in Mexico
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
UNT behavioral science assistant professor receives Powe award for work in stroke assessment research
Thursday, June 20, 2019
UNT engineering team joins NASA challenge to improve life support for astronauts