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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, ...

UNT announces 2017 Innovator Award winners

A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners. This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or scholarships. "Our university is working to...

UNT faculty receive $313,000 grant to help improve academic performance in local ISD’s

Three University of North Texas faculty members have received a $313,000 grant to help local school children improve academically and achieve mental wellness. The grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health will support the work of Dee Ray, Natalya Lindo and Peggy Ceballos all from UNT’s Department of Counseling and Higher Education in the College of Education. They received the grant to...

UNT rehabilitation and addiction faculty member honored by national association

DENTON (UNT), Texas - Rachita Sharma, instructor and clinical coordinator in the University of North Texas' Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services, has received the President's Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns. One of 11 divisions of the National Rehabilitation Association, NAMRC was formed in 1969 with a mission of promoting cultural...

UNT faculty member named Outstanding Adviser among 95 chapters of journalism honor society

DENTON (UNT), Texas — Sheri Broyles, professor of advertising in the University of North Texas' Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, has received the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award from Kappa Tau Alpha, a national college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Founded in 1910, Kappa Tau Alpha...

Australian company licenses patented technology developed by UNT professor

A patent developed by Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which will allow orthopaedic surgeons to operate with new precision has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics. Dahotre’s research led him to develop a method for using a laser to cut, drill and shape bone, replacing the...

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