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Environmental Protection Agency recognizes UNT among nation's leading green power users

Submitted by wdc on Fri, 2017-09-29 13:59

DENTON (UNT), Texas — This summer the University of North Texas ranked 11th on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 College and University list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. The ranking marked the school’s first appearance in the top 11 spots.

Famed composer to join UNT College of Music

Submitted by wdc on Fri, 2017-09-22 17:17

DENTON (UNT), Texas – He is best known for his many memorable and award-winning film scores including “Silverado,” “Tombstone,” “The Rescuers Down Under,” “Miracle on 34th Street” and “Harry and the Hendersons,” among others. “JAG,” “Tiny Toon Adventures” and “Dinosaurs” all grace his television theme repertoire. Now, Bruce Broughton, a 10-time Emmy Award winner, will be joining the University of North Texas College of Music as the 2017-18 composer-in-residence.

NASA's Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Lesa B. Roe, named sole finalist for UNT System Chancellor position

Submitted by wdc on Sat, 2017-09-09 09:50

August 17, 2017 – (DALLAS) The University of North Texas System Board of Regents has selected Lesa B. Roe, Acting Deputy Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as the sole finalist for the position of Chancellor. Ms. Roe's selection was announced August 17 during the UNT System Board of Regents meeting at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth.  

Teens do independent research in UNT laboratories for summer jobs

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-08-21 15:05

 
DENTON (UNT), Texas — For many teens, their first summer job means taking food orders or bussing the tables in a restaurant, sacking groceries, babysitting or working as a camp counselor or lifeguard.
Mira Patel's job, however, is in the University of North Texas biology lab of Pamela Padilla, identifying a molecular mechanism involved with how diet and genotype influence stress responses. The research will provide more information about the consequences of gestational diabetes.

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