UNT News

UNT engineer part of collaboration receiving $4.5 million for superconductive wire research

        DENTON (UNT), Texas - Marcus Young, a University of North Texas assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of a new project aimed at improving superconductive wires.           Young is collaborating with Superconductor Technologies Inc., TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company and the Massachusetts Institute of... Read more

Innovative choreography on tap at UNT’s Faculty Dance Concert Feb. 9-12

What: Faculty Dance Concert: Standing on Shoulders, featuring original dance works choreographed by guest artist William “Bill” Evans and teachers from the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas.When: 8 p.m. Feb. 9-11 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Feb. 12 (Sunday).Where: University Theatre, Radio Television Film and Performing... Read more

UNT on the Square exhibition features ceramic works by faculty member Jerry Austin

What: Currents: A Survey of Recent Works, an exhibition of ceramics from retiring University of North Texas associate professor Jerry Austin.When: Feb. 8 (Wednesday) to March 4 (Friday) at UNT on the Square. The reception will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 (Thursday).Hours: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.... Read more

New genomics laboratory positions UNT at frontier of science

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A new state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of North Texas will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science. Part of the university’s BioDiscovery Institute, the Genomics Center provides in-house DNA sequencing, as well as computational and statistical analysis of genetic... Read more

UNT musician named to percussion Hall of Fame

DENTON (UNT), Texas -  An internationally recognized musician and jazz studies professor at the University of North Texas has been inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame. Ed Soph received the honor in November at the Percussive Arts Society international conference in Indianapolis. The Hall of Fame recognizes the industry’s top leaders in... Read more