Grammy-nominated franchise and Broadway tunes create “An Enchanted Evening” at UNT College of Music gala

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-11-09 15:40

What: The annual University of North Texas College of Music Gala, this year titled An Enchanted Evening - An Homage to the Leading Ladies of Broadway, is presented by Independent Bank and will feature a concert showcasing the UNT Symphony Orchestra and select student vocalists under the direction of David Itkin. The performance is open to the public. The Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band, directed by Alan Baylock, will perform for guests of the reception and dinner to follow at UNT Gateway Center.

UNT grows to largest enrollment, sees key gains in high-quality students and remains innovative leader for North Texas

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-11-09 15:40

This fall, 4,908 new freshmen at the University of North Texas are learning what finding the perfect fit feels like, making it clear that UNT remains a top choice for serious students seeking a Tier One education in a welcoming and diverse environment. 

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

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-11-07 16:07

<p>New research from the University of North Texas shows that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – an act passed in the wake of the <a href="">Enron</a> and similar corporate scandals – has expensive consequences for corporate financial reporting and many businesses operating in the U.S.</p>

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

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-11-07 10:10

<p>Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the <a href="">University of North Texas</a> are attempting to answer. They have been awarded a $1,997,222 <a href="">National Science Foundation</a> grant that will explore such questions. </p>

Four UNT TAMS students named regional finalists in 2017 Siemens Competition

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-11-07 09:34

<p><span style="font-size:medium;">The Siemens Competition is one of the nation's premier research competitions for high school-aged students, promoting excellence in math, science and technology. Students may enter either individual or team research projects. The top prize for both individuals and teams is $100,000.</span></p>
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UNT professor in behavior analysis developing alternative to sedation for children undergoing radiation for cancer

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-11-02 15:37

<p>Manish Vaidya is teaching youngsters to stay mostly motionless using motion monitoring. The technique will eventually be applied to children receiving radiation, who cannot move more than 3 millimeters in any direction or risk damaging healthy cells near cancerous cells.</p>