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Changes to grading policy and drop process

This spring the Faculty Senate approved changes to the grading policy and drop process that will benefit students, eliminate confusion, and streamline administrative procedures. These changes are noted below: The “WF” grade and timeframe will no longer be used.  All dropped courses will result in a grade of “W.” Students will no longer need instructor approval to drop an individual course. Students wishing to drop a course before the census date will do so through their student portal at my.unt... Read more

CV & Syllabi must be posted to FIS by 8/31

Faculty Information System – CV profile and course syllabus must be loaded into this system the first week of classes. Faculty who need assistance with or additional training in FIS should contact faculty.info@unt.edu.

Journalism Professor Wins Prestigious National Teaching Award

March 2018-  Sheri Broyles, Ph.D., professor for the Mayborn School of Journalism, learned March 7, 2018 that she is a recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation Teacher of the Year Award. This national award “recognizes excellence in teaching in several areas, including innovative teaching practices, influence on curriculum, mentoring of students and faculty scholarship as it relates to teaching, leadership in educational activities and on-going industry engagement inside and outside the... Read more

2017-2018 Leadership Fellows Graduates

May 2018- 2017-2018 Leadership Fellows Graduates On the back, from the left: Ed Dzialowski, Yunfei Du, Becky Glover, Susan Squires, Brian Collins, Mike McPherson, and Kimberly Luevano On the front, from the left: President Neal Smatresk and Provost Jennifer Cowley

Professor Ana Cleveland receives Maria C. Noyes Award

April 2018- Regents Professor Ana Cleveland receives the 2018 Maria C. Noyes Award, the highest honor that the Medical Library Association confers. The award considers sustained and notable achievement in one of three areas: fostering the art and science of health sciences library service; supporting health sciences research, education and patient care; or promoting cooperation and communication among members. To read more click here!

Inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor Selected

April 2018- Department of Counseling and Higher Education Assistant Professor Angie (Wilson) Cartwright has been selected as UNT's inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor. She will receive $50,000 in support for her research and work in promoting mental health and multicultural competencies among underdeserved communities.

Lain leads UNT Debate team to second state championship

November 2017 – Brian Lain, associate professor and director of debate, Department of Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, led members of UNT Debate to a second consecutive state championship. Competing in Corpus Christi Nov. 3-4, 2017, at the Texas Intercollegiate Forensics Association's Fall State Championship in Corpus Christi, Texas. UNT edged out the University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University, Texas A&M, Wiley College,... Read more

NCFDD opens participation to UNT faculty, grad students

Dec. 22, 2016 – UNT faculty, staff, and graduate students now are able to participate in the online programming offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The NCFDD is an external mentoring community designed to help faculty, staff, and graduate students enhance their productivity in research and writing and improves work-life balance. Get instructions on how to register here.

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society names Mohanty editor in chief

Novemeber 2017- Saraju P. Mohanty, Ph.D., professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UNT College of Engineering, was named in 2016 the new editor-in-chief of Consumer Electronics, the magazine of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society. The magazine’s aim is “to educate, inform, and entertain our community of IEEE Consumer Electronics Society members on technology, events, industry news, and general topics relating to consumer electronics" and to further serve and... Read more

Neogi, Krokhin receive $2M NSF grant

October 2017- Arup Neogi and Arkadii Krokhin of UNT’s Department of Physics recently received a $2 million National Science Foundation grant in the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering. This program focuses on supporting interdisciplinary teams of researchers in emerging areas that hold promise to rapidly advance the frontiers of fundamental engineering research.

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