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UNT professor recipient of 2018 Marcia C. Noyes Award from the Medical Library Association

Ana Cleveland, Regents Professor at the University of North Texas, is the recipient of the 2018 Marcia C. Noyes Award, the highest honor that the Medical Library Association confers. Cleveland, the Sarah Law Kennerly Endowed Professor and in the College of Information’s Department of Information Science, will receive the award at the MLA annual meeting in Atlanta in May. Under her guidance,...

UNT lecturer chosen to co-lead Medical Library Association Training Institute

Jodi Philbrick, a lecturer at the University of North Texas, has been chosen as the co-lead instructor of the Medical Library Association Research Training Institute. The institute was developed to improve the research capacity for practicing health sciences librarians. Philbrick, who works in the College of Information’s Department of Information Science, said she is honored to be a part of...

Diane Bruxvoort named UNT's dean of libraries

The University of North Texas named Diane Bruxvoort Dean of Libraries and Librarian. Bruxvoort will begin her tenure at UNT April 1. She replaces Cathy Hartman, interim Dean of Libraries and former associate dean of libraries. “I’m excited that such a high caliber leader is joining UNT to head our Libraries,” UNT Provost Jennifer Cowley said. “Our university libraries are an incredibly...

Law created after Enron scandal has costly business impact, says UNT researcher

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 detailing the effects of the act on audit...

UNT awarded almost $2 million in NSF funding to study the rules of physics

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 questions.Arkadii Krokhin, also a professor...

UNT faculty member honored with Edward R. Murrow award

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 storytelling, helped to produce for...

Outstanding UNT faculty to be honored during sixth annual awards dinner

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 excellence through research, service and...

UNT faculty member named honorary member of international association

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 training and professional development...

UNT faculty member honored by Wildlife Society of Mexico

  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 founder of the Mexican Institute for...

U.S. DHH Services awards $1.5 million to UNT professors

UNT professors receive more than $1 million in grants to increase cultural competency in mental health services

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.

Chandra Carey, associate professor and interim chair, Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services, ...