Wednesday, April 17, 2013
New Zealand expert talks about making sleep safer for babies
What: Partners in Change: Bridges and barriers to the design and delivery of health messages — Presented by the Department of Educational Psychology in the University of North Texas’ College of Education.
Stephanie Cowan, director of Change for Our Children Limited in Christchurch, New Zealand, will talk about how child care workers, health care workers, parent educators and others can effectively communicate important child care...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service honors community members and more at appreciation dinner
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and Community Service honored outstanding staff members, faculty members, students and community members at an April 5 appreciation dinner in UNT’s Gateway Center.
“I am humbled by the dedication and commitment of those who are so committed to strengthening their communities,” said Dr. Thomas Evenson, dean of UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service. “Strengthening communities is our mission, and we feel it’s important to recognize the individuals and...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
UNT student named finalist for Truman Scholarship
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Katherine Lester, a senior geography major at the University of North Texas, is one of 199 college and university students in the nation to be selected as a finalist for a 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. She is the daughter of Marsha Lester of Richmond, Va., and a 2004 graduate of Mills E. Godwin High School in Richmond.
The Harry S. Truman Foundation was established by Congress as the official federal memorial to honor the 33rd president. The foundation awards scholarships to students with exceptional...
Friday, March 1, 2013
UNT to present Middle East Peace Conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — On Dec. 18, 2010, a series of street demonstrations began in the small North African country of Tunisia, where citizens protested high unemployment, food inflation, corruption from government officials, poor living conditions and a lack of freedom of speech and other political freedoms. Twenty-eight days later, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted after 23 years in power, and democratic uprisings were spreading to Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen in what would be called the Arab Spring.
The Middle East Peace Conference at the...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
UNT Libraries to present UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer’s and dementia
What: “UNT Speaks Out: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia” – A University of North Texas professor, UNT Health Science Center professor and a psychology doctoral candidate will speak on different aspects of Alzheimer’s disease, including research, caregiving and the fear of dementia. The event is presented by the UNT Libraries.
When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 (Thursday)
Where: The Forum on the first floor of UNT's Willis Library, which is located one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C...
Friday, February 8, 2013
College of Information to host national conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As the amount of information available on the Internet continues to grow at an enormous rate each year, demand will increase for more scholars who take interdisciplinary approaches to the information challenges of the digital age, such as universal access and user-centered organization of digital text and images.
More than 500 information scholars, researchers and practitioners will gather in Fort Worth Feb. 12-15 (Tuesday-Friday) as the University of North Texas College of Information hosts the annual...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
UNT presents exhibit to honor Texas women
What: “Revealing Texas Women: Hidden Voices in Special Collections” — An exhibit presented by the University of North Texas Libraries' Archives and Rare Books
When: Through May 11(Saturday). The exhibit is open Monday through Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with extended hours on Thursday until 8:30 p.m.
Where: Room 437 of UNT’s Willis Library, located one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C (1506 W. Highland St., Denton)
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
UNT to host McNair conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — When Justin Litvin enrolled in the University of North Texas, he declared a psychology major without knowing about many of the career opportunities in the field. He thought he’d become a Christian-based marriage and family counselor.
His career goals changed when he learned about the psychology research he could conduct as a UNT McNair Scholar, Litvin, a graduate of Northwest High School in Justin, now researches the stress of HIV-positive adults, their perceptions about their health, and their social support through UNT...