Tuesday, July 16, 2013
UNT researcher studying married couples' conflicts, including "repair attempts" during fights
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Day-to-day and year-to-year living with a spouse usually includes some arguments over money, housework and childcare, among other topics. But spouses who understand how their husbands and wives fight could learn "repair attempts" to use during a fight, and so may become closer to their spouses as a result, according to a University of North Texas doctoral student in the Department of Psychology who has started a new study on married couples' arguments.
Marciana Ramos, who received her master's degree in...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Two scholars earn award at graduate student research symposium
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas doctoral students Nicole Park of Lewisville and Kimberlee Flatt of Princeton, Texas, earned third place in the education, humanities and social science category at the 4th Annual Federation of North Texas Area Universities Graduate Student Research Symposium at Texas Woman's University.
Their award came for a poster presentation titled "Leadership in Special Education: Using Human Systems Dynamics to Address Sticky Issues."...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Experience UNT research up close at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and at UNT on the Square in Denton
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Discover how the person you marry can affect your health. See what a photo app reveals about urban ecology. Learn about political repression around the world. All of these answers and more will be on view as University of North Texas researchers share their work in two special events this June.
Six UNT exhibitions exploring themes of scientific relationships will be on display during the Social Science: Relationships event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 21 (Friday) at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
UNT’s Adventures in Autism conference takes place July 27, followed by DREAM 2013 Benefit Concert
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...