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.

Professor Andrew Torget’s Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800–1850 is Getting Rave Reviews

Andrew Torget, Associate Professor in the Department of History has been getting rave reviews for his recent book, Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800–1850. Among its many accolades it has won the Texas State Historical Association’s Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize for Best Book on Texas History as well as the Western Historical Association’s David J. Weber-Clements Center Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America. Texas... Read more