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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...

Undergraduate Research Fellowship- From Dr. Jim Duban

UNT Faculty members are welcome to encourage one or more students to work with them, in academic year 2019-2020, as part of the UNT Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) program.  The goal is to have students conduct  beyond-the-classroom research, under the guidance of mentors, that encourages undergraduates to learn professional methodology and make contributions to the field of...

UNT is Now a Local Polling Site

Starting this May, UNT will be a local polling site. The Greek Life Center was chosen for both early voting and Election Day. During early voting (4/22-30), anyone in Denton County may use it. On Election Day (Saturday 5/4), only those living in the precincts around UNT may vote there. UNT voice faculty Jennifer Lane noted, “The Board of Elections liked the Greek Life Center for national...

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

The Faculty Success Program is all about learning the secrets to increasing your research productivity, getting control of your time, and living a full and healthy life beyond your campus.

As the NCFDD's signature program, the Faculty Success Program is specifically designed to transform your personal and professional life.

The program is for...

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....

Black Faculty Network (BFN)

 

The Black Faculty Network (BFN) is an organization focused on improving the recruitment and retention of all full-time, black faculty at the University of North Texas. BFN addresses both career and psychosocial development through a variety of methods including peer-to-peer mentoring, writing groups, the mentorship of Black graduate and undergraduate...

Chief's Corner: Preparing for Severe Weather Situations at UNT

The start of spring means the start of severe weather season, with a potential to bring tornadoes, hail and strong storms to North Texas. Our department partners with the UNT Office of Emergency Management to offer tips to our community to help you prepare. The official UNT alert system is Eagle Alert. You will receive an alert via phone when there is a tornado warning for Denton. To ensure we...

COACHE

The COACHE (The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education) Steering Committee continues to focus on division-level results of the 2018 COACHE Survey. The Committee is examining divisional results in comparison with 2018 Gallup Engagement Survey. Results continue to show that lecturers are most dissatisfied with the level of equity in their treatment and respect as compared to...

International Faculty Network

Did you know? The number of international faculty at UNT is large and growing, and this group faces a unique set of challenges, including bridging cultural differences, feelings of isolation, difficulties in establishing effective relationships with students, and navigating the complex process of obtaining permanent residency status.

The mission of the International Faculty...

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