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DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Many people know that tannins in plants have health benefits and impact the taste of fruits and drinks like tea and wine. While tannins themselves are well known, no one has ever known how plants actually put them together- until now. A team of researchers from the University of North Texas Department of Biological Sciences just made...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A major honor was recently presented to Leticia Anaya, a senior lecturer in the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering. The Regional Hispanic Contractor Association presented its 2016 Women’s Luna Lifetime Achievement Award to Anaya. She was chosen for her more than 19 years of teaching engineering technology courses at UNT...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A new partnership with NASA has the University of North Texas aimed at getting students excited about space science. UNT’s Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, IITTL, established a five- year partnership with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the Heliophysics Education Consortium. “The goal is to...
DENTON (UNT), Texas —  A University of North Texas engineering professor is starting a major new project in November that he hopes will help solve a critical problem in nuclear engineering.Haifeng Zhang, an associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, was recently awarded a $1 million research grant from the Department of Energy. He will be...
DENTON (UNT), Texas —  A University of North Texas engineering professor is starting a major new project in November that he hopes will help solve a critical problem in nuclear engineering.Haifeng Zhang, an associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, is a major part of a collaboration that was recently awarded a $1 million research grant from...
What: Annual CVAD Faculty and Staff Exhibition, featuring a variety of media created by staff and faculty in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North TexasWhen: Nov. 14 (Monday) – Jan. 12 (Thursday) at UNT on the Square and Nov. 15 (Tuesday) – Dec. 3 (Saturday) at UNT Art Gallery. Opening reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 (...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A psychology professor at the University of North Texas will join a White House panel dedicated to helping Latinas succeed in education. Yolanda Flores Niemann, UNT professor of psychology, was invited by the White House to take part in the summit, Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S., on Oct. 21 (Friday). Niemann will...
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Kent Chapman, Regents Professor of biological sciences at the University of North Texas, has been awarded a $650,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. The grant is part of ongoing funding from the DOE and will be used to study the cellular storage of lipids in plants. Chapman, whose work focuses on both basic...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) - New research from a University of North Texas learning technologies professor found social media may be the way for struggling teachers to get the help they need. “Twitter could be a life or career saver if you can join up with the right group and can even help with burnout,” said Scott Warren, associate professor of learning...
DENTON (UNT), Texas – University of North Texas professor Ram Dantu has received a D Magazine CIO/CTO Chief Information Officer/Chief Technology Officer award. Dantu was named the 2016 “Outstanding Technology Advocate” by the magazine. He was the only person in academia who was even nominated. “All of our past and present students in the lab are the reason...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- A team of researchers working in two countries and several universities, including the University of North Texas, has made a major discovery that could help fight some deadly forms of cancer. In 2013, the team announced that it had connected a single protein that contain an iron-sulfur center, to some of the most lethal types of...
DENTON (UNT), Texas – UNT professor Ram Dantu has been named a D CEO CIO/CTO award finalist. Dantu is the only academic nominated and is named among top chief information and chief technology officers in North Texas. Dantu began conducting research and teaching at UNT in 2003, when he took over as the director of the Center for Information and Computer...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- New research published this week in the online publication Nature is challenging a theory that is more than 50 years old and could change how some materials are designed in the future. A team of researchers, including professor Rajiv Mishra and post-doctoral researcher Mageshwari Komarasamy of the University of North Texas' College of...
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & CeremonyWhen: September 22 (Thursday) Reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by awards dinner and celebration at 7 p.m.Where: HUB Club, Apogee Stadium, level three; 251 S. Bonnie Brae Street, Denton, Texas, 76207Cost: $35More information: To register online. DENTON (UNT), Texas – Three University of North...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- The University of North Texas College of Information dean Kinshuk (who goes by one name) is the winner of the 2016 Distinguished Development Award by the Association for Education Communications and Technology's (AECT). "We are so proud that our College of Information dean is the winner of such prestigious award," said Finley Graves,...
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances of being successfully treated, according to the World Health Organization. Now research teams at the University of North Texas and the Polish Academy of Sciences are working in collaboration to create a chemical sensor device that could detect cancer at an early stage. "Cancer,...
What: Extraordinary Journey: 40 Years of Art Metalwork by Harlan W. Butt, an exhibition of works by the University of North Texas Regents professor of art that feature images of nature and incorporate text, including his own poetry.When: The exhibition runs from Oct. 15 (Saturday) to Dec. 3 (Saturday). The artist talk will take place at 3 p.m. and the...

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