Friday, May 15, 2020
Volunteers at the heart of Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area’s mission to preserve natural heritage
Feverishly pushing her camera’s shutter button from a car window, Judi Elliott hoped to capture a clear picture of an eagle soaring over Lewisville Lake.
Judi and her husband, Van, aren’t professional photographers. In retirement, they found enjoyment in snapping photos of birds — chickadees, mockingbirds or others that flew into the backyard of their Flower Mound home.
They had long wanted to take their own photo of a bald eagle, which was what first brought them to the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, a 2,600-acre natur...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
UNT student media receives multiple state awards for journalistic excellence
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...