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.

UNT awarded almost $2 million in NSF funding to study the rules of physics

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:10

Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer.

Arup Neogi, a professor in the College of Science’s Department of Physics, is the principal investigator on a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such questions.

UNT professor in behavior analysis developing alternative to sedation for children undergoing radiation for cancer

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:37


DENTON (UNT), Texas — While radiation therapy is the most common cancer treatment for children under age 10, preparation for it may cause great stress for a child and his or her family.