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DENTON (UNT), Texas — New research from the University of North Texas shows that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – an act passed in the wake of the Enron and similar corporate scandals – has expensive consequences for corporate financial reporting and many businesses operating in the U.S.Lili Sun, an associate professor of accounting at UNT, co-authored a paper...
Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer.Arup Neogi, a professor in the College of Science’s Department of Physics, is the principal investigator on a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such...
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Thorne Anderson, associate professor in the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, was part of a team who won an Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Video. The winning entry, "One Crisis Away: Rebuilding a Life," was a digital news project that Anderson, a specialist in multimedia storytelling, photojournalism and visual...
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & CeremonyWhen: October 20 (Friday) Reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by awards dinner and celebration at 7 p.m.Where: Emerald Ballroom, Union 314, 1155 Union Circle DENTON (UNT), Texas – Four University of North Texas faculty members will be among the educators celebrated for their dedication to...
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Robert L. Bland, endowed professor of local government in the University of North Texas Department of Public Administration, has been named an honorary member of the International City/County Management Association. He will be honored at the association's annual conference October 22-25 in San Antonio. Founded in 1914, ICMA provides...
  DENTON (UNT), Texas - Ricardo Rozzi, professor in the University of North Texas Department of Philosophy and Religion, has received the 2017 Enrique Beltran Prize for the Conservation of Natural Resources from The Wildlife Society of Mexico. Rozzi is the first researcher and scholar from outside of Mexico to receive the award. The prize, named for the...
Three University of North Texas professors have been awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to begin the work of increasing cultural competency in therapists.Angie Wilson, assistant professor in the Department Counseling and Higher Education in the College of Education and Chandra Carey, associate professor and interim chair of the College of Health and...
A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners. This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or...
Three University of North Texas faculty members have received a $313,000 grant to help local school children improve academically and achieve mental wellness. The grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health will support the work of Dee Ray, Natalya Lindo and Peggy Ceballos all from UNT’s Department of Counseling and Higher Education in the College of...
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Rachita Sharma, instructor and clinical coordinator in the University of North Texas' Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services, has received the President's Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns. One of 11 divisions of the National Rehabilitation Association, NAMRC was formed in 1969 with...
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Sheri Broyles, professor of advertising in the University of North Texas' Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, has received the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award from Kappa Tau Alpha, a national college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication....
A patent developed by Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which will allow orthopaedic surgeons to operate with new precision has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics. Dahotre’s research led him to develop a method for using a laser to cut, drill...
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas faculty member is studying the “silent epidemic” of workplace bullying from a unique perspective. “I’m looking at the bystander versus the bully or the victim – If I witness it, how does it affect me? Does it affect my relationships with co-workers or myself?” said Michele Medina, an adjunct professor....
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas faculty member is studying the “silent epidemic” of workplace bullying from a unique perspective. “I’m looking at the bystander versus the bully or the victim – If I witness it, how does it affect me? Does it affect my relationships with co-workers or myself?” said Michele Medina, an adjunct professor....
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system. “We...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Kent Chapman, an accomplished biology professor and researcher at the University of North Texas, is now also a children’s book author. Chapman actually wrote the book around 20 years ago with his two daughters when they were only 5 and 3. “The girls were learning how to read, and so one weekend we did a little project,” said Chapman. “...
Three University of North Texas professors have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the effects of political conflict on language and culture. The $42,515 grant will allow Shobhana Chelliah, a professor in the College of Information’s Department of Linguistics who initiated the idea and her co-collaborators James Meernik and Kimi King...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — The University of North Texas will soon be home to a rare piece of equipment. The Army Research Office has agreed to fund $417,000 for a custom built multi-physics materials processing machine to help the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering. “This equipment will be able to apply up to 2.5 Tesla...
Rachel U. Mun, a University of North Texas professor, has been awarded the 2017 National Association for Gifted Children Dissertation Award. Mun, an assistant professor and program steward for the master’s concentration in gifted and talented education in the College of Education, won with a shortened version of her dissertation, titled, “Parental...
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During a visit to Washington, D.C., last year, University of North Texas faculty member John Ishiyama unexpectedly met a former student, who was chief of staff for a Congressional representative from Missouri. "He was my student more than 15 years ago, but he still remembered me," said Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Pamela Padilla, an associate professor of biology at the University of North Texas and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the new College of Science has spent her career studying science, doing research in the field of genetics and teaching. Her efforts have brought her great success with everything from awards to...
Rhonda Christensen, a research professor in the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information at the University of North Texas, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholarship. The scholarship will allow Christensen to work with faculty at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands to develop research plans...
DENTON, TX (UNT) – Cornelia Caragea, an assistant professor at the University of North Texas College of Engineering, has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her work in machine learning, data mining and information retrieval.  UNT now has 13 researchers who have been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER award – the most...
 DENTON (UNT), Texas - When you use a computer you typically read an article, watch a video or access information from a graph. These may seem like simple tasks, but to a person who is visually impaired, these tasks can be challenging. One University of North Texas professor knows these challenges all too well. Stephanie Ludi works in the Department of...
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A nearly $350,000 grant awarded to a University of North Texas researcher by the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors is helping to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. Bugao Xu, a professor and chair of the Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing, received one of five grants in 2016 from the U.S....

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