Tuesday, December 20, 2016
If you're a Dallas Cowboys fan, you're probably generally happy right now, even if things aren't going well in other areas of your life, Trent Petrie says.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Thinking about breaking a bad habit in 2017? Here are some tips for success from Paula Heller Garland and Justin Watts in the Department of Disability and Addiction Rehabiltation.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Since 2013, PUSH, Persevere UNTil Success Happens, has provided a support system for UNT students from the child welfare system, with the students giving back to children currently needing assistance.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Location, location, location. Profitable retailers know a good portion of the success of a brick-and-mortar store depends on its site – but not all companies know how to pick the ideal spot to do business. The inaugural Visiting Scholar Lecture Series through the University of North Texas Economics Research Group, Department of Economics and Department of Geography and the Environment will frame this topic in ways that take the guesswork out of location selection.
Friday, October 14, 2016
University of North Texas psychology professor Yolanda Flores Niemann has been invited to join a White House panel dedicated to helping Latinas succeed in education. Niemann will participate in the panel Latinas in Education: Reaching Our Full Potential on Oct. 21.
Friday, September 16, 2016
The first of three televised 2016 presidential election debates is next week, when Republican candidate Donald Trump debates Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, at 8 p.m. (Central) Sept. 26 (Monday). Michael Carroll, director of the UNT Economics Research Group, says the debates can be an opportunity for candidates to address the election topic rated by voters as their No. 1 concern: the economy.
Monday, August 22, 2016
At the fourth University of North Texas Recovery Conference Sept. 21-22 (Wednesday-Thursday), Bill Maher, one of the founders of the Family Centered Approach to Intervention and Systemic After Care Coaching program, will discuss skills that family members can use to assist their loved one in starting a lifetime of recovery.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Over the past decade, antisemitic attacks in Europe, such as the ones in Paris in January 2015, have increased, leading many scholars and writers to examine the situation of European Jews and how to quell the violence directed against them. Michael Brenner, the Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies at American University in Washington D.C., will discuss this topic during “European Jews, Israel, and Antisemitism,” a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 7 (Monday).
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Alexander Heffner, who has covered the youth vote during the last three presidential elections and has hosted PBS' public affairs show, "The Open Mind," since 2014, will give a free lecture at the University of North Texas Feb. 11 (Thursday).
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Former Canadian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Irwin Cotler, an international human rights lawyer, will discuss how the United Nations perpetuates anti-Semitism under the authority of international law during a lecture at the University of North Texas Dec. 1