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UNT research shows the office bully's impact on bystanders

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.... Read more

UNT research shows the office bully’s impact on bystanders

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.... Read more

UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response

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... Read more

Professor’s forgotten family-penned children’s book finally published

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. “... Read more

UNT professors awarded $42,000 National Science Foundation grant

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... Read more

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