Monday, August 7, 2023
UNT leads new Department of Energy consortium on emerging semiconductors and technologies
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Researchers at the University of North Texas College of Engineering are leading a new consortium to further the science and applications of emerging semiconducting materials toward electronic, photonic and sensing technologies. These technologies will help advance national security capabilities, while also training a diverse workforce in these key disciplines through funding received from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA).
The Consortium o...
Friday, August 4, 2023
UNT students reach new heights through research at CIIMS
Thursday, July 27, 2023
$3 million gift establishes the Satish and Yasmin Gupta Career Center at UNT at Frisco
FRISCO, Texas – The University of North Texas is proud to announce a $3 million gift from Satish and Yasmin Gupta to support student scholarships and UNT at Frisco. As the first endowed gift entrusted to UNT’s branch campus in Collin County, the Satish and Yasmin Gupta Career Center will be established at Frisco Landing.
“Yasmin and I are honored to contribute to UNT at Frisco’s vision of fostering student success,” Satish Gupta said. “We believe that education should go beyond classroo...
Thursday, July 13, 2023
UNT engineering research to boost future manufacturing of critical military machinery
DENTON (UNT), Texas — New research being conducted at the University of North Texas could have a major impact on future military operations.
Herman Shen, chair for UNT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, and assistant professor Hector Siller have been awarded an $800,000 gra...
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
New art exhibition shows support for UNT’s food pantry
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A new art exhibition featuring artists from the University of North Texas and Denton community is giving back to the UNT Food Pantry presented by Kroger.
UNT CoLab’s square-d art exhibition features work from UNT students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Denton community. Each artist received a 12” x 12” canvas and, according to UNT CoLab director Kristen Kendri...
Friday, June 30, 2023
UNT research shows improvement of blight in Dallas
DENTON (UNT), Texas — More than ten years ago, researchers from the University of North Texas identified and measured the most blighted areas of Dallas in a study commissioned by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.
Now, the same researchers have shared their follow-up assessment to determine if urban blight has changed in Dallas since 2011. The blight study incorporated physical indicators such as abandoned and demolished properties along with socioeconomic risk factors like poverty, unemployment and whethe...
Thursday, June 1, 2023
UNT announces winners of 2023 Ricco Ethics Awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas has selected three winners of the Ricco Ethics Scholarship Competition for the Fall 2023 semester.
The competition promotes ethical and intellectual debate related to a UNT student’s field of study. The goal is to help applicants reach new heights of understanding, reasoning and self-discipline in their subject area.
The scholarship began in 2011 thanks to an endowment from Nicholas D. and Anna G. Ricco, longtime friends of the university.
First-place awards were g...
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
New funding to help grow UNT’s Pollinative Prairie
Funding from Diamond Eagles Society will allow faculty and student researchers to enhance their mission of learning and conservation
DENTON (UNT), Texas - The Pecan Creek Pollinative Prairie at the University of North Texas will gain a new pavilion and observational dock thanks to funding from the Diamond Eagles Society.
The Diamond Eagles Society selected the Pollinative Prairie to receive its 2023 funding, tota...
Friday, May 26, 2023
Biology professor earns award for mentoring students to become next generation of researchers
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Jannon Fuchs, professor in the University of North Texas’ Department of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the 2023 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) - Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee.
Founded in 1978, CUR focuses on providing high-quality and collaborative undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activity. The award gifts $5,000 for the awardee’s undergraduate research program.
“The CUR-Goldwater Scholars Program highlights the importance...
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
UNT takes home the gold — and silver — for Dining Services
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas' Dining Services achieved not one, but two golds and a silver award for their already award-winning food and service on campus.
The latest accolades come from the National Association of College & University Food Services. UNT Dining Services is no stranger to the organization’s Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards that celebrate innovative ideas and program implementation. The department won in three categories for 2023. Two gold prizes were named in the residential and catering categories — both...