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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.

UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-07-26 10:25

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system.

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

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-07-26 10:25

What: The Upshaws of County Line, an exhibition of photographs taken by Richard Orton of a family that lived in an East Texas community that was formed in the 1870s as a safe place for newly freed slaves during Reconstruction and Jim Crow Texas.
When: July 7 (Friday) – Aug. 12 (Saturday). A reception, which will include an artist’s talk, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 (Friday).

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