Thursday, November 2, 2017
NSA, NSF grants help UNT fight security breaches, improve cybersecurity workforce
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Grants totaling more than $1.4 million from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation are adding to the University of North Texas’ efforts to improve cybersecurity education – and ultimately fight cybercrime – in the U.S.
The National Security Agency recently awarded a nearly $250,000 grant to UNT to create a cybersecurity career roadmap to help government entities, businesses and professional organizations connect current and future cybersecurity professionals with the trainings they need for their careers.
The grant coincides with...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
UNT faculty member honored by Wildlife Society of Mexico
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Ricardo Rozzi, professor in the University of North Texas Department of Philosophy and Religion, has received the 2017 Enrique Beltran Prize for the Conservation of Natural Resources from The Wildlife Society of Mexico. Rozzi is the first researcher and scholar from outside of Mexico to receive the award.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
UNT professors receive more than $1 million in grants to increase cultural competency in mental health services
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
UNT announces 2017 Innovator Award winners
A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners.
This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or scholarships.
"Our university is working to expand its multi-disciplinary research and offer faculty and students opportunities for them to bring innovation to light," UNT President Neal Smatresk said. "Our faculty discoveries help move...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
UNT faculty receive $313,000 grant to help improve academic performance in local ISD’s
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Australian company licenses patented technology developed by UNT professor
A patent developed by Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which will allow orthopaedic surgeons to operate with new precision has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics.
Dahotre’s research led him to develop a method for using a laser to cut, drill and shape bone, replacing the current technology of drills, saws, osteotomes (chisels) and burs. The technology is being developed for use in humans with the expected value of allowing for greater accuracy and quality of bone...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Narendra Dahotre named interim associate vice president for research and innovation at UNT
Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in materials science and engineering at UNT, has been named interim associate vice president of research and innovation at the University of North Texas.
Dahotre, a former chairman of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in UNT’s College of Engineering, will serve a one-year appointment effective immediately, while the university conducts a nationwide search to...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia highly effective for military personnel, in largest clinical trial to date, UNT study says
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Cognitive behavioral therapy, which traditionally includes regular, and often weekly, visits to a clinician, is recommended by the American College of Physicians and other organizations for treatment of chronic insomnia.
For military personnel, internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy appears to be an effective alternative to meeting regularly with a therapist, although it is about half as effective as traditional methods, according to results of a study conducted by Daniel Taylor, University of North Texas professor of psychology and director of...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
UNT research shows the office bully's impact on bystanders
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas faculty member is studying the “silent epidemic” of workplace bullying from a unique perspective.
“I’m looking at the bystander versus the bully or the victim – If I witness it, how does it affect me? Does it affect my relationships with co-workers or myself?” said Michele Medina, an adjunct professor. Medina...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system.
“We demonstrated a portable communication system that can be attached to a drone,” said...