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Chancellor Lee F. Jackson announces retirement plans after guiding UNT System through period of unprecedented growth

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-09 09:05

<p>University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson today announced plans to retire before the end of 2017 from a position he has held for 15 years. Jackson, the second Chancellor in UNT System history, is currently the longest-serving university system chancellor in the State of Texas and has guided UNTS and its three universities through a period of unprecedented growth since being appointed by its Board of Regents in 2002.</p>

UNT institute part of a $20 million grant to research new ways to keep soldiers safe

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-03-08 09:28

<p>An institute with the University of North Texas’s College of Engineering is part of a new cooperative agreement established by the Army Research Laboratory. The Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute will be working with three other universities to research new ways to keep soldiers safe. </p>

UNT researchers make “epigenetic” discovery while studying Gulf oil spill

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-03-07 10:10

<p><span>On April 20, 2010, a massive explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico led to 11 people being killed and millions of gallons of oil spilled. Since 2015, </span>Warren Burggren<span> and his colleagues </span><span>have been researching how the spill lead fish to adapt in order to survive.</span></p>