Texas ranch helping trauma survivors gets needed help from UNT class

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-06-22 11:52

DENTON (UNT), Texas — A North Texas ranch that helps people and animals when other therapies fail is getting help itself from a group of University of North Texas marketing students.
Founder Bob Williams started Ranch Hand Rescue Counseling Center and Animal Sanctuary nine years ago as a combined rescue facility for animals and therapy center for trauma survivors who don’t respond well to traditional counseling. The organization’s mission is strong, but the group struggles in other ways.

UNT TAMS student wins Goldwater Scholarship, another takes honorable mention

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-06-22 11:52

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Amber Lu, a student from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas has been named a 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Winner.
“It’s a really humbling experience,” said Lu. “It could have easily been any of the other nominees. Being surrounded by these peers is amazing, they are all doing such amazing research and they just make me want to do better.”

7-Eleven loops in UNT in bid to market to millennials

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-06-22 11:52

DENTON (UNT), Texas — Convenience store competition is stiffer than ever. With that, 7-Eleven is re-strategizing toward the future with help from University of North Texas marketing students.
“Millennials are the next generation of business, and college students have a different mindset on how to accomplish goals,” said Mallory Minnix-Smith, a 26-year-old MBA student in strategic management. “When you get a bunch of 20-somethings into a room together, we can come up with crazy, yet creative, ideas that may actually work.”

Narendra Dahotre named interim associate vice president for research and innovation at UNT

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-06-20 10:20

<p><a href="https://engineering.unt.edu/materials/dr-narendra-dahotre">Narendra Dahotre</a>, University Distinguished Research Professor in materials science and engineering at UNT, has been named interim associate vice president of research and innovation at the <a href="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas</a>.</p>

Free registration available to UNT’s 9th annual autism conference

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-06-14 10:19

<p>Parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are eligible to apply for free registration to attend the <a href="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas’</a> <a href="https://autism.unt.edu">Kristin Farmer Autism Center</a>’s 9th annual <a href="https://autism.unt.edu/conference">Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference&

UNT on the Square exhibition features photographs of family living in unique East Texas community

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-06-13 09:35

<p>The exhibition <em>The Upshaws of County Line </em>follows one family from everyday events, such as a game of dominos, to important milestones such as births and funerals. But what makes the Upshaws unique is where they lived — County Line, a freedom colony in East Texas formed in the 1870s by newly freed slaves on land that they owned.</p>

High school students' aviation career plans take flight at UNT, TCC Camp

Submitted by wdc on Sat, 2017-06-10 00:45

<p><span>High school students will get a jumpstart on careers in aviation next week during the DFW ACE (Aviation Career Education Academy) Camp, which gives high school students interested in aviation and aerospace an introduction to the high-demand industry. The camp will be held June 12-16. Registration is still underway. </span><br /><span> </span></p>