Wednesday, May 13, 2020
UNT answering industry’s growing cybersecurity, geospatial data demands
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An estimated 500,000 cybersecurity jobs go unfilled in our country and demand continues to rise as new technologies further ingrain in daily life. The University of North Texas will help ease industry needs with new degrees this fall in cybersecurity and engineering management as well as geographic information systems + computer science.
B.S. & M.S. IN CYBERSECURITY
Starting in August, students can choose to earn either their bachelor’s or master’s degrees in cybersecurity from UNT’s...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
UNT’s Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism invests in future communicators with $150K in scholarships
Monday, May 11, 2020
UNT Police Department earns fifth consecutive reaccreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Once again, the University of North Texas Police Department has earned accreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
Less than 2 percent of university/college law enforcement and public safety agencies nationwide have achieved accreditation through IACLEA. It is the department’s fifth consecutive award since earning its initial accreditation in 2007.
A voluntary, international program, IACLEA accreditation recognizes an agency’s commitment to the highest professional standards for campus law enforcemen...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
If students can’t come to chemistry, take chemistry to the students
Amy Petros, a University of North Texas chemistry professor, always encourages her students to be creative, work together and utilize the resources around them. In a time of social distancing and sheltering in place, those lessons have become even more important.
“Without knowing it, I was actually in a pretty good place when it came to moving to online lessons. I teach a class where students study my lectures at home and work together in class to apply the lessons,” Petros said. “So, my students were already used to online lectures. But,...
Monday, May 4, 2020
UNT graduates excel, thrive despite pandemic
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DENTON (UNT), Texas — While this spring’s University of North Texas graduates are facing unprecedented global events, each of them has risen to meet challenges they could never have imagined when they began their college journey.
Despite all classes moving online, events and ceremonies – including commencement – being postponed or cancelled and grocery shopping complicated with layers of protective gear and handwashing, gra...
Monday, May 4, 2020
UNT and GSVlabs bring world’s largest virtual business incubator to North Texas
New technology platform offers access to global innovators and entrepreneurs
DENTON, TEXAS (UNT) —The University of North Texas and GSVlabs, a Silicon Valley-based global innovation services company, have launched a technology platform intended to provide real world support for UNT students, staff, faculty and aspiring North Texas entrepreneurs who want to transform creative ideas into innovative businesses.
“Supporting entrepreneurs and equipping tomorrow’s leade...
Friday, May 1, 2020
UNT College of Health and Public Service master programs ranked among nation’s top 10 by U.S. News & World Report
Thursday, April 30, 2020
UNT AI students work to predict spread of COVID-19 in global challenge
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A class project turned into much more as 30 teams of University of North Texas students compete internationally to create the most accurate model of the spread of COVID-19.
The students, all currently taking artificial intelligence classes with assistant professor Mark Albert and research assistant professor Ting Xiao in the College of Engineering, joined more than 400 teams from around the world using real-world data in an attempt to predict the number of infections a...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
UNT utilizes advanced 3-D printing labs to produce face shields
At the University of North Texas, engineers and artists are working together to create face shields for faculty and students to use once laboratories on campus start to reopen.
“Our students and faculty follow strict safety protocols in our laboratories, which means they must use safety equipment such as masks, gloves, face shields, etc.,” said Mark McLellan, vice president for research and innovation. “But, as everyone knows, there is a shortage of certain equipment due to COVID-19. Fortunately, we have the tools and the talent to make our own...
Friday, April 24, 2020
UNT senior takes second place in IARFC National Financial Plan Competition
Jackie Battles, a University of North Texas financial planning senior, was recently awarded second place in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants’ National Financial Plan Competition out of 98 other teams and individuals from 15 universities across the United States.
“The entire experience has solidified my decision for wanting to work in this industry,” Battles said. “The competition provided a way for me to discover how to apply what I learned in the classroom to a re...