Thursday, January 17, 2019
The Newman Foundation creates fund to support TAMS student researchers
The Newman Foundation has pledged $100,000 to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas, a Carnegie-ranked Tier One research university.
The gift, which is the largest pledge in the program’s history, will create The Newman Foundation TAMS Endowment Fund for Undergraduate Research, a permanent fund to support vital research-enhancing activities for TAMS students.
The Newman Foundation is led by Ken Newman, a 1966 graduate of...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Sciences expanding curricular tracks for fall 2019
He’s most famous for developing the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics, but Albert Einstein was also an accomplished violinist who wanted to master Brahms’ violin sonata in G major.
And Leonardo Da Vinci has long been recognized as one of the great artists of the Renaissance, but he was also a pioneer in the understanding of human anatomy who wanted to publish his findings.
Students who enroll in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas for the 2019 fall semester will have the...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science students honored in national Regeneron Science Talent Search
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Four UNT TAMS students named regional finalists in 2017 Siemens Competition
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Teens do independent research in UNT laboratories for summer jobs
DENTON (UNT), Texas — For many teens, their first summer job means taking food orders or bussing the tables in a restaurant, sacking groceries, babysitting or working as a camp counselor or lifeguard.
Mira Patel's job, however, is in the University of North Texas biology lab of Pamela Padilla, identifying a molecular mechanism involved with how diet and genotype influence stress responses. The research will provide more information about the consequences of gestational diabetes.
Friday, May 12, 2017
UNT TAMS student wins Goldwater Scholarship, another takes honorable mention
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Amber Lu, a student from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas has been named a 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Winner.
“It’s a really humbling experience,” said Lu. “It could have easily been any of the other nominees. Being surrounded by these peers is amazing, they are all doing such amazing research and they just make me want to do better.”
Lu, a 16-year-old from Sugar Land, has been working on research at UNT with chemistry professor William Acree to find the best way to purify fossil fuels. She was named a...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Honors student who overcame eating disorder will be keynote speaker at UNT's Scholars Day
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Like so many other high school students, Leta Cunningham spent the second semester of her senior year preparing for life at a university — the University of North Texas, where she was accepted into the Honors College.
She was looking forward to her graduation ceremony and...
Thursday, March 2, 2017
UNT DECA competitors earn spot in international business contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Nearly two dozen University of North Texas students have advanced to a major competition for budding entrepreneurs.
All 23 UNT students who competed in the Texas Career Development Conference qualified for the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference. The event will be held April 19 – 22 in Anaheim, California.
The Texas conference was hosted by the...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
UNT students to participate in Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
UNT TAMS wins fourth-place prize of $30,000 at national Siemens competition