UNT faculty member’s documentary to premiere in Washington D.C.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:11

DENTON (UNT), Texas - While growing up in California's Silicon Valley, University of North Texas faculty member Carolyn E. Brown knew of the city of Salinas, one hour south, for three reasons — John Steinbeck, a native of Salinas who set many of his famous stories in the town; agriculture; and gang violence.

UNT dance students tackle tough topics at New Choreographers Concert Dec. 1-3

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:26

What: New Choreographers Concert: Unspoken Realities, a showcase of original dance works created by advanced choreography students in the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas, directed by Shelley Cushman.

When: 8 p.m. Dec. 1-2 (Friday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 (Sunday)

Where: University Theater inside the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building, 1179 Union Circle, Denton, Texas.

UNT partnering with Indian Institute of Technology for bioimplant longevity research

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:33

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- As the population age 65 and older in the U.S.and the world – grows, so does the need for bioimplants, such as artificial knees and hips, dental prosthetics and cardiovascular devices. Implant surgeries can be taxing on older demographics who tend to take longer to recover, and once a bioimplant is inserted, there’s no guarantee it will last.

UNT researchers study three modern presidents’ messages on income inequality

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:37

DENTON (UNT), Texas - As Congress begins debate on the tax overhaul unveiled by House Republicans, anything that President Donald Trump does to draw attention to income inequality among Americans may influence news coverage of the issue. However, Republican presidents, unlike Democratic presidents, don't tend to make discussion of income inequality a priority, according to a recent study from University of North Texas researchers.

UNT named a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:53

DENTON (UNT), Texas — The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of North Texas with a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM (BFUSM) award, joining more than 180 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.

With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs today, UNT joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States that are transforming their campuses and the communities around them. There are now 182 Bicycle Friendly Universities in 45 states and Washington D.C.

Law created after Enron scandal has costly business impact, says UNT researcher

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:07

DENTON (UNT), Texas — New research from the University of North Texas shows that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – an act passed in the wake of the Enron and similar corporate scandals – has expensive consequences for corporate financial reporting and many businesses operating in the U.S.