UNT students in Costa Rica learn to offset tourism’s harm to planet

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-01-19 14:53

<p>Sixteen University of North Texas students are using their know-how to ease tourism’s strain on the environment. The students, enrolled in a joint, two-year Master of Science in International Sustainable Tourism degree program, are researching ways to meet the needs of tourists and travel markets without compromising future resources.</p>

Elizabeth Smart to speak at UNT's Distinguished Lecture Series Feb. 9

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-01-19 09:50

<p>Elizabeth Smart, child abduction survivor and advocate, will speak at the University of North Texas Feb. 9 (Thursday) as part of the university’s <a href="http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/distinguished-lecture-series">Distinguished Lecture Series</a>. Smart’s grueling nine months of captivity led her to becoming one of the strongest, most prominent child abduction advocates of her generation.</p>