Tuesday, December 6, 2016
UNT TAMS wins fourth-place prize of $30,000 at national Siemens competition
Monday, November 21, 2016
UNT TAMS student's research on detecting mercury leads to spot in national Siemens Competition
DENTON (UNT), Texas — When Prateek Kalakuntla learned that between 6,000 and 12,000 children in Flint, Michigan, may experience serious health problems because their drinking water contained high levels of lead, he wondered about a solution.
“This is a problem in developing countries. Communities need a low-cost way to detect mercury, lead and other toxins,” he said.
So Kalakuntla, a student at the University of North...
Thursday, November 3, 2016
UNT TAMS student named regional finalist in 2016 Siemens competition
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Mean Greens, first all-vegan university cafeteria, celebrates 5th anniversary
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — What began as a way to satisfy the growing demand for more healthful food options at the University of North Texas blossomed into the country’s first all-vegan university dining hall.
And now, Mean Greens Café will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Oct. 14 (Friday) with a vegan feast, complete with live music, entertainment, games and more.
Since it opened, Mean Greens Café has won national recognition for UNT, including an “A” rating from animal advocacy group peta2, which said UNT goes “above and beyond to provide all students with exceptional vegan food...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
UNT TAMS students host free science day camp
Monday, April 18, 2016
Four UNT TAMS students named 2016 Goldwater Scholars
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Four students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas have been named 2016 Goldwater Scholars. UNT leads Texas universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering with a total of 59 scholars named since 1996.
The 2016 Goldwater Scholars are:
- Emily Hu, who used quantum mechanical methods to study the fundamental chemical properties of molecules having applications that range from...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
UNT students build smartphone app capable of detecting cancer
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas are working on a smart phone app that may soon allow users to detect cancer and identify different stages of cancer.
Anagha Krishnan and Kevin Ong, second-year students in UNT's TAMS program, are developing a phone application that processes chemical data from saliva samples to identify tumor biomarkers in the body. The app is still in development, and the students have received funding from MIT to advance...
Friday, February 26, 2016
UNT TAMS student launches free online SAT tutoring
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Anyone with Internet access now can receive free livestreamed SAT tutoring from students enrolled in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas. UNT's TAMS students are among the brightest students in the country.
Quality SAT tutoring is expensive and can cost thousands of dollars, said Jack Zhang, founder of Skybound Prep and second-year TAMS student.
"I believe it is unfair that those who can afford to spend...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
UNT TAMS students lead Texas in Siemens Competition placements
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
UNT TAMS students host free summer day camp Aug. 8
NOTE: This year's camp is now full. Please check back next year for details on the 2016 Science Adventure Camp.
Students in UNT’s Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science are hosting a free Science Adventure Camp from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on Aug. 8 (Saturday) in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology building located at 1704 W. Mulberry St.
The Science Adventure Camp is geared toward children enrolled in 2nd through 5th grades. Parents are welcome to accompany their children at...