Tuesday, May 2, 2017
UNT political scientist honored with Piper Professor award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During a visit to Washington, D.C., last year, University of North Texas faculty member John Ishiyama unexpectedly met a former student, who was chief of staff for a Congressional representative from Missouri.
"He was my student more than 15 years ago, but he still remembered me," said Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Political...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Political scientists available to discuss Trump's first 100 days in office
Donald Trump's first 100 days as president end this Saturday, April 29. Those 100 days have been marked by criticism over Trump's failed efforts to convince Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and his failure to enact executive orders to limit U.S. immigration of those in certain nations with ties to terrorism.
However, Trump successfully filled the vacant seat on the Supreme Court with Neil Gorsuch, who was sworn in...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
UNT behavior analysis students helping dogs to serve veterans with disabilities
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Going against the friendly nature of his breed, Drill Bit, a young yellow Labrador, had started to be afraid of certain types of people. Sometimes he would bark if someone he didn't know looked at him, particularly if the person showed intimidating body language. Drill Bit's behavior interfered with his training as a Patriot PAWS service dog.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Guest lecturer at University of North Texas to discuss Syria crisis, other Middle East nations
What: "Current Developments in the Middle East" — A lecture at the University of North Texas by Daniel
Agranov, deputy consul general of the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest United
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...