Thursday, October 3, 2019
UNT receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award
Diversity and inclusion programs recognized for second year in a row
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is continuing to earn national recognition for its efforts in diversity and inclusion.
For the second consecutive year, UNT has earned the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
UNT achieves record-setting fundraising three years in a row
For the third consecutive year, the University of North Texas achieved record-breaking fundraising efforts, setting a new all-time high of $30 million for a single gift and bringing in a total of $61 million for fiscal year 2019.
“We are extremely grateful for our UNT family’s faithful support of our students and our university, and I’m proud of what our University Advancement team was able to achieve this past year,” UNT President Neal Smatresk said. “In the last year alone, UNT has gained momentum in nearly every area – from boosting enr...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
UNT exhibition features the complex works of Vernon Fisher
What: Words and Pictures, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by UNT Regents Professor of Art Emeritus Vernon Fisher
When: Oct. 8 (Tuesday)-Dec. 7 (Saturday). Opening reception is from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 11 (Friday). Exhibition tour at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 (Saturday).
Where: UNT Art Gallery, Art 160, 1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton
The works of Vernon Fisher, one of the leaders of post-modern painting, will be on display at the University of North Texas, where he taught for 28 years.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
UNT Visiting Writers Series begins Oct. 2 with author Laird Hunt
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
UNT medical history professor awarded NSF grant for postpartum depression research
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Rachel Louise Moran, an assistant professor in the University of North Texas Department of History, is delving into how society has defined and diagnosed postpartum depression with a $162,619 grant from the National Science Foundation.
While pregnant with her first child, Moran was struck by the use of depression screening questionnaires at the obstetrician’s office, in the hospital and even by her son’s pediatrician.
“I thought they were probably a good thing, but...
Monday, September 16, 2019
UNT music student wins international clarinet competition
Thursday, September 12, 2019
UNT defies national trend, grows by more than 3% while doubling down on commitment to graduate more students faster with degrees that work
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is defying national higher education trends with more than 3% growth, according to the latest enrollment numbers.
The rise is no surprise for President Neal Smatresk as, under his direction, the university has doubled down on its commitment to graduating more students, faster, with degrees that work.
This afternoon, Smatresk outlined UNT’s commitment to the future in a...
Monday, September 9, 2019
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT among the nation's top 100 for ethnic diversity and social mobility
The University of North Texas is one of the top 100 American universities for ethnic diversity and social mobility, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best College Rankings released Monday.
The annual rankings report also rated UNT 140thamong the nation’s top public schools, marking the first time UNT earned a spot on the coveted list.
UNT has long celebrated its unique campus culture, attributing much of what makes the community special to its diversity. The report rated UNT 5...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
UNT clinic is one of three worldwide offering special testing for children with autism
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is now accepting patients for a specialized auditory processing assessment and intervention focused on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The majority of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience some form of auditory processing issue, yet there are currently no set standard testing procedures for them, according to Erin Schafer, professor and director of graduate studies in audiology. Researchers at UNT’s College of Health and Public Service’s...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
UNT raising awareness about indigenous language revitalization with event series
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is celebrating indigenous languages in a series of events this fall as part of the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.
According to the UN’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 40 percent of the world’s estimated 6,700 languages are in danger of disappearing.
A language is not only a means of communication, it’s intertwined with the cultures, histories and identities of the people who spea...