Wednesday, October 25, 2017
UNT faculty studying recovery of smaller Gulf Coast cities after Harvey
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Aransas, Nueces and Refugio counties along Texas' Gulf Coast received widespread damage from Hurricane Harvey when it made landfall as a Category 4 storm.
Two months later, some residents of devastated communities feel forgotten. According to University of North Texas faculty members Mary Nelan and Ronald Schumann, some believe Houston received far more attention in the media and from response organizations because of the severe...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Chief political correspondent for Jerusalem Post to give free lecture at UNT
What: "Red States, Blue States, and the Jewish State: An Insider's Look at
America’s Impact on the Future of Israel and the Wider Middle East"—
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
UNT faculty member named honorary member of international association
Monday, September 25, 2017
UNT faculty available to discuss latest developments between U.S. and North Korea
Today (Monday, Sept. 25), North Korea's foreign minister said that President Donald Trump has "declared war" on his country and that Kim Jong Un's regime would consider shooting down American bombers. The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss topics related to this evolving story. Contact the UNT News Service at 940-565-2108 to reach them:
Friday, September 15, 2017
UNT to hold Refugee Summit Oct. 2
What: "Seeking a Safe Haven: UNT Refugee Summit 2017" — A one-day workshop at the University of North Texas on issues faced by refugees, focusing on resettlement and integration.
When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 2 (Monday)
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Texas Senate Bill 4 is topic of UNT’s Constitution Day program Sept. 14
What: "Sanctuary Cities: A Discussion About Senate Bill 4" — The University of North
Texas' Constitution Day program, featuring Texas Reps. Ramon Romero Jr. and
Monday, August 21, 2017
University of North Texas faculty member will discuss Aug. 21 televised address on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan
President Donald Trump is expected to reveal a new U.S. military strategy for the war in Afghanistan in his televised address Monday evening (Aug. 21). The following University of North Texas faculty member will watch the speech and is available for interviews about the strategy and the language and tone of the speech:
Thursday, August 10, 2017
UNT faculty available to discuss topics related to North Korea threat
The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss topics related to the evolving North Korea threat of a nuclear strike against the U.S.:
J. Michael Greig is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor in UNT's ...
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...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
UNT emergency management researchers to study factors for recovery after disaster
DENTON (UNT), Texas — This past October marked four years since Hurricane Sandy became the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history when it hit the New Jersey coast, causing about $75 billion in property damage. Thousands of homes destroyed or heavily damaged by the storm have not been rebuilt, and many residents who evacuated have not returned to their communities
A research team from University of North Texas will determine why some communities recover from natural disasters...