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...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
UNT TAMS student named 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Vishnu Dantu, a second-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas, has been named a 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. UNT leads Texas universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering with 55 Goldwater Scholars named since 1996.
In his research, Dantu created a smartphone application for people with diabetes in which a smartphone camera analyzes the...
Friday, February 27, 2015
UNT TAMS student to present forensic chemistry research in Austin
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
UNT TAMS student named 2015 Intel Science Talent Search finalist
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Verizon grant to expand UNT's Code Camp program
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Code Camp program, which began in 2014, will expand thanks to a $20,000 gift from Verizon. Code Camp advances science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by teaching computer coding to Denton Independent School District elementary and middle school students.
"We are excited to partner with UNT to engage our youth in STEM," said Michelle Miller, regional president for Verizon Wireless. "There are currently 3 million STEM jobs in the U.S. that are unfilled. By raising both the interest...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
UNT names new Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science dean
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas has named Glênisson de Oliveira dean of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS). He will begin serving as TAMS dean in January 2015.
"Glênisson de Oliveira brings a wonderful combination of enthusiasm, creativity, energy and experience to the important position of TAMS dean," said UNT Provost Warren Burggren. "TAMS is one of UNT's signature programs, and I am delighted that we have been able to attract leadership of this caliber."
De Oliveira has a...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
UNT TAMS students earn more 2014 Siemens Competition placements than any other school in the U.S.
Monday, September 15, 2014
UNT Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student to present engineering research at international conference
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Two UNT TAMS students named 2014 Goldwater Scholars
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Annabel Wang and Sivabalan Manivasagam, two Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science students at the University of North Texas, have been named 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.
Goldwaters are considered to be among the country's most prestigious scholarships awarded to students planning careers in mathematics, science and engineering. All college sophomores and juniors are eligible to compete for the scholarships, which provide up to $7,500...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
UNT students create science experiment boxes for Denton children
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Denton parents can build volcanoes and simulate lunar eclipses after school or on weekends with their children, thanks to science experiment boxes now available at Denton Public Library locations.
Students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science program at the University of North Texas created the boxes, which are ideal for children ages 4-10 and are now available for check out at Denton Public...