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Find out What’s Happening at the Libraries

The UNT Libraries website includes a list of events, including free workshops on Python, R, LaTeX, RefWorks, Scopus, and more. 

 

Renovations at Willis Library

To find out more about the renovations taking place at Willis Library, check out our Updates on the Upgrades page for the details.

 

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Caring and Connecting Corner

One of the main objectives of the Office of Faculty Success (OFS) is to foster a collegial and inclusive campus environment where faculty can thrive. As a part of this initiative, we are kicking off a regular feature in the OFS newsletter – a caring and connecting corner.  The month’s feature is on policies and procedures that help to support faculty who are adding to their family either...

Save and Soar

This program replaces Eagle Express, which will be phased out. It seems to me the key point is that S&S offers students discounts, and encourages continuous enrollment and timely graduation. I’m not sure a dive into the weeds would be of interest to faculty, but some key details are:

Opting in locks a student’s tuition rate for 4 years. Enrolling in at least 15 hours and the fall...

Chief's Corner: Active Shooter Training

Recent active shooter events in El Paso and Odessa have brought this serious topic to the forefront again. It’s important to all of us at the UNT Police Department that you feel safe and prepared both here at the university or wherever you may go.

For this reason, we offer free Active Shooter Response training. In this, we teach the Run/Hide/Fight response method to provide...

New Academic Integrity Policy

Over the Summer UNT finalized a new Academic Integrity Policy (Student Academic Integrity Policy (06.003)).  The new policy updates UNT’s definitions of academic misconduct, including terms like plagiarism and forgery, clarifies the role of the Academic Integrity Officer (AIO) and clarifies procedures for single as well as multiple or major violations of academic integrity. 

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Congratulations Dr. Guohua Feng!

Congrats to Dr. Guohua Feng, a professor in the Economics department, for being named a SEM Fellow (Society for Economics Measurements). There are 39 Nobel Prize Laureates among SEM Fellows. You can find a complete list of SEM Fellows at: https://sem.society.cmu.edu/SEM_Fellows.asp

May Teaching Excellence Spotlight

 

Our May Teaching Excellence Spotlight awardee is Dr. Amy Petros, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Petros prioritizes her students’ input as the most important asset to her teaching style and course design.

https://teachingcommons.unt.edu/spotlight/awards/dr-amy-petros

COACHE

The COACHE (The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education) Steering Committee is in the final phase of the evaluate process. The Steering Committee has conducted focus groups concerning cross-disciplinary mentoring, UNT campus climate, and lecturers. The Steering Committee will present a final report (including results for all Colleges) to the Provost by the end of May. The COACHE...

News from the UNT Libraries

UNT Open Access Symposium 2019: Is Open Access an Answer for Access to Justice?

The tenth annual UNT Open Access Symposium will be held May 17–18, 2019, at UNT Dallas College of Law.  As usual, this year’s program includes a great set of presenters, this year coming from Penn, Harvard, Duke, UT, Saskatchewan, and other institutions in and outside Texas.

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Chief's Corner

Dear Faculty,

As this semester is coming to an end, I would like to thank all the faculty for not only taking the time to read Chief’s Corner but for also supporting the police department. My hope is that I have provided you with a foundation of knowledge that will not only help you be safer, but also create safer classrooms here at UNT.

This semester we have discussed...

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