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...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
TAMS student from Plano named 2014 Intel Semifinalist
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
UNT TAMS students recognized in Siemens Competition
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Dean of UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science set to speak in Korea
Monday, April 22, 2013
Students to present original research at Texas Undergraduate Research Day
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As soon as he received his acceptance letter to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas, David Hao began searching for a UNT faculty member who would allow him to work in his or her research laboratory for the summer, before he even began classes as a TAMS student. TAMS is a two-year residential program at UNT that allows talented students to complete their freshman and sophomore years of college by taking UNT classes, and earn their high school diplomas at the same time.