Posts Tagged ‘University of North Texas’

Discovery: Manatees Rescued, Top Analytical Scientists, Changing the Laws of Physics?

Posted by Lance Murray

DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM SAVES AMAZONIA MANATEES

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA team of veterinarians, biologists, and conservationists from The Dallas World Aquarium’s manatee project reached a milestone recently with the release of five rehabilitated Amazonian manatees into their natural environment.

The release occurred near …

Companies Spending More on IT Budgets, Study Shows

Posted by Lance Murray

IT spending by companies increased markedly this year, up by the largest amount since the economic pressures from the Great Recession began to ebb in 2012.

That’s according to data from the Society of Information Management IT Trends Study that …

UNT Reaching Out Into Community to Offer Free Help to Local Business Owners

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

The University of North Texas Department of Management is hoping a new initiative can better foster partnerships with local businesses.

Through its Family Business Initiative, the school’s business program will offer free services to help Denton-area businesses expand and, in …

North Texas Universities Collaborating on Drone Aerial Computing Platform

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Two North Texas universities are using a National Science Foundation grant to develop integral drone software and design.

University of Texas at Arlington associate professor Yan Wan will lead a team of researchers including University of North Texas associate professor 

Denton’s Upventur to Launch New Outdoor Social Platform

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris
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[Photo: Upventur]

Denton-based Upventur will launch a new social media platform Tuesday that focuses on the outdoor industry from fishing and paddle boarding to snow skiing and ice climbing.

It’s part Facebook and part Expedia, connecting users with friends, retailers, …

UNT Prof’s Laser Tech Licensed by Australian Research Group

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A University of North Texas researcher’s patented medical technology has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics in an effort to make surgery less harmful. 

The agreement marks the first time a UNT researcher’s patented technology has been …

Rising From Tragedy: Denton Nonprofit Founded After 2016 Dallas Police Ambush

Posted by Mallory Houser

Like many others, Ipinowula “Ipi” Adedokun was devastated to learn about the deaths of five police officers on July 7, 2016 in downtown Dallas. But last year’s police ambush inspired the University of North Texas student to do his part …

UNT Student Investment Group Pursues $1M Goal

Posted by Julia Falcon

The University of North Texas has a student group that provides financial education while offering students the opportunity to chase a goal of $1 million worth of investments.

The Student Investment Group at UNT is roughly half way to that …

Consortium, U.S. Census Partner on DFW Research Data Center

Posted by Lance Murray
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Kurt Beron

The research community in North Texas received a major boost this week with the announcement of a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and a consortium of leading research institutions led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas …

UNT Computer Science Curriculum Helps Visually Impaired Students Learn

Posted by Julia Falcon

University of North Texas professor Stephanie Ludi has developed a curriculum specifically designed to help visually impaired students learn computer science skills. 

Most computer science programs currently in practice favor being able to see, Ludi said. Being visually impaired herself, …