Thursday, July 16, 2020
UNT Esports team makes top 8 in U.S.
While the NCAA had to cancel seasons for sports it governs in March due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, collegiate esports has carried on throughout the pandemic with only some delays since players can compete virtually.
This weekend, a...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
UNT researchers develop first of its kind, simple test for identifying toxic silver ions
Chemistry researchers at the University of North Texas have developed a test to more easily identify toxic silver ions, which can be harmful to humans and the environment at high concentrations.
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are well know...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
UNT forensic anthropology professor recognized for outstanding contributions to the field
Monday, July 13, 2020
UNT unravels a secret of the desert southwest
Thursday, July 9, 2020
UNT professor examines student literacy improvement from technology use in the classroom and at home
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas assistant professor Lauren Eutsler is dedicated to improving student literacy by examining how to better u...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
UNT researcher says autonomous vehicles that ‘talk’ to each other could solve industry’s problems
While autonomous vehicle technology has advanced significantly over the last decade, one persistent problem remains: perception. Like human drivers, autonomous vehicles can only react to the information they collect. But one University of North Texas re...
Monday, July 6, 2020
UNT media arts professor wins six Telly Awards for environmental films
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A pair of environmental documentaries directed by University of North Texas professor and filmmaker Melinda Levin won a total of six Telly Awards for 2020.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
UNT graduate works to protect soldiers in the field through drone research
Since beginning college, University of North Texas student Kelly Jacques wanted to use her engineering talents to minimize the need for soldiers on the battlefield. And now, thanks to a scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense, she is getting her chance....
Monday, June 29, 2020
UNT professor’s discovery helps to provide safer nuclear waste containment in the future
Jincheng Du, an internationally recognized researcher in nuclear waste processing, found that the corrosion of stainless steel containers used to store nuclear waste actually accelerates the breakdown of the glass or ceramic waste forms they contain, leading to much more rapid deterioration.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
UNT professor to lead Texas early childhood English-learning initiative
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas College of Education professor Dina Castro has been named to the Steering Committee leading the Texans Care for Children Early Childhood English Learner Initiative, working to help Texas children from birth to age 8 whose primary language is not English.
“We have a significant opportunity to boost educational achievement in Texas by ensuring English Learner children succeed. The state’s recent approach has prov...