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="http://www.investopedia.com/updates/enron-scandal-summary/">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="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas</a> are attempting to answer. They have been awarded a $1,997,222 <a href="https://www.nsf.gov/">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>

UNT announces 2017 Innovator Award winners

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-11-02 10:46

A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners.
This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or scholarships.

UNT announces 2017 Innovator Award winners

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-11-02 10:46

A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT's 2017 Innovator Award winners.
This is the second year the Office of Research and Innovation has recognized faculty and students for finding creative solutions to today's most pressing issues. The awards include cash awards or scholarships.

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