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...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Family's role in life after inpatient treatment one of the focuses of UNT Recovery Conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Even after a teenager or adult enters a center for substance misuse, his or her immediate family members may not understand how to relate to him or her. The family may walk on eggshells in talking with their loved one, be afraid of what may happen when he or she leaves treatment or feel uncertain of the person's new role in the family after becoming sober.
At the fourth University of North Texas Recovery Conference Sept. 21-22 (Wednesday-Thursday),...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Leading expert in Israel and Jewish studies to visit UNT for lecture on antisemitism and Israel
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
PBS host Alexander Heffner to discuss millennial voters during lecture at University of North Texas
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Former Canada Minister of Justice to discuss anti-Semitism during lecture at University of North Texas
What: "The Laundering of Anti-Semitism under Universal Public Values" -- A lecture at the University of North Texas by Irwin Cotler, international human rights lawyer and former Canada Minister of Justice and Attorney General. Presented by UNT's Jewish and Israel Studies Program and Division of Student Affairs.
When: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 (Tuesday)
Where: UNT's Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Boulevard
Cost: $5 payable at the door. Free for UNT students with identification.
Friday, October 16, 2015
How to begin a conversation about racial bias? Forum at UNT to give suggestions
What: "We Can’t Stop Racism If We Can’t Talk About It" — The annual Fall Forum
presented by the University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and
Community Service. Featuring musician, author and entrepreneur Simon
Friday, September 18, 2015
UNT researchers seeking dating or engaged couples for study on aspects of romantic relationships
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Which personality characteristics and other qualities in a person lead to the best relationships for that person, as well as for his or her romantic partner?
University of North Texas doctoral psychology student Jennifer Farrell is recruiting 125 couples to take part in a study examining different aspects of romantic relationships among adults. The Study of Adult Romantic Relationships will focus on couples who have dated for at least six months, including engaged couples who are not yet married.
Both partners in a couple must be at least 18 years old and...