Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Communication studies, political science faculty available to discuss Trump’s joint address to Congress
President Donald Trump is expected to address a joint session of Congress for the first time on Feb. 28 (Tuesday). The speech, which will be televised to a prime-time audience, has taken the place of a January State of the Union speech for newly inaugurated presidents in recent decades.
The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss possible topics for the speech and analyze language and themes of the speech.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
UNT master’s program in geography recognized for excellence by national association
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
UNT political scientist available to discuss inauguration speech, other topics
This Friday (Jan. 20), Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States after taking the oath of office at the Capitol. Shortly afterward, the newly sworn-in president will give his inaugural address.
Monday, January 9, 2017
UNT researchers to study flu vaccine response and quality of sleep in hospital nurses
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Many hospitals require employees to get yearly flu vaccinations, to protect patients from contracting the flu and to reduce the number of sick days that employees use.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
UNT sport psychologist will discuss benefits of winning record on teams, fans
During the last few months, you may have faced struggles in your personal and professional life — but if you’re a Dallas Cowboys fan, your overall mood is probably positive on Monday mornings, thanks to the team exceeding expectations with a winning record and a spot in the playoffs.
Trent Petrie, University of North Texas professor of psychology and director of the...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
UNT addiction studies faculty have advice for keeping New Year's resolutions
Maybe you drink several caffeinated drinks every day. Or maybe you have a daily snack at 2 p.m., neglect other responsibilities to check Twitter and Facebook or regularly skimp on sleep. You’ve made a New Year’s resolution to break that habit during 2017, but you aren’t quite sure how to start.
Two University of North Texas faculty members in the Department of Disability and Addiction...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Support from teachers, each other helps students from foster care succeed in college
DENTON (UNT), Texas — José Whitten is preparing to graduate from the University of North Texas this month with a biological sciences degree, which he believes will prepare him for medical school.
He came to UNT via a Terry Foundation Scholarship, which pays for tuition and other expenses for students with academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential. Despite his achievements...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Set up shop: Economic geographer at UNT talk shares ways to pinpoint the ideal business location
Friday, October 14, 2016
White House invites UNT professor to speak about education for Latinas
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A psychology professor at the University of North Texas will join a White House panel dedicated to helping Latinas succeed in education.
Yolanda Flores Niemann, UNT professor of psychology, was invited by the White House to take part in the summit, Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S., on Oct. 21 (Friday). Niemann will participate in the panel Latinas in Education: Reaching Our Full Potential.
“I am honored and thrilled to discuss this issue on a national stage,” Niemann said. “Latinas play a critical role in our country and...
Friday, September 16, 2016
UNT top economist shares insight for presidential debates, election
The first of three scheduled televised debates for the 2016 presidential election is set for next week, when the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, debates the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, at 8 p.m. (Central) Sept. 26 (Monday) at Hofstra University in Hempstad, N.Y.
Michael Carroll, director of the University of North Texas Economics Research Group, says the debates can be an...