Posts Tagged ‘UNT’

UNT Unveils New Partnership With Leading Chinese Tech Firm

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorThe University of North Texas System has been bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and evidence can be found in just about every corner of the Dallas-Fort Worth region. From Dallas to Denton to Fort Worth to Frisco, our three universities

NASA Engineer Lesa Roe Bringing Pioneering Spirit to UNT System

Posted by Heather Noel

One thing NASA veteran Lesa Roe has learned six months into her role as the first female chancellor of the University of North Texas System — higher education is not all that different from working for America’s space agency.  

“Quite …

Q+A: UNT Junior Wins $100K in Disney’s ‘Next Visionary Filmmaker’ Contest

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Ciara Boniface was recently named the world’s “Next Visionary Filmmaker,” chosen by the makers of Disney’s film, A Wrinkle In Time.

The 19-year-old junior in University of North Texas’s Media Arts program bested 1,200 filmmakers who entered the contest. 

She …

UNT Team Preserving Endangered Lamkang Language in India

Posted by Taylor Lowder

A University of North Texas graduate student is working with fellow students and her linguistics professor to preserve her native language that is danger of disappearing in India.

Sumshot Khular is working alongside UNT linguistics professor Dr. Shobhana Chelliah to …

On Tap: Art in the Dark, Trade Vs. Tech & Social Innovation Luncheon

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

UNT First U.S. School to Offer Degree in Consumer Experience Management

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Amid a fast-changing global marketplace, the University of North Texas seeks to become a hub for retail expertise and educating the future professionals within the industry. 

A new degree in consumer experience management — the first of its kind in …

UNT Student’s Music, Accounting Skills Add Up to New Business

Posted by Lance Murray
bookkeeper

Kyle McKay. [Photo Courtesy UNT]

A master’s student in music at the University of North Texas has created a business that helps keep freelance musicians in tune with their finances and tax preparation.

Kyle McKay created The Musician’s Bookkeeper after …

Discovery: Stressed Mitochondria, Personalized Breast Cancer Care & Aircraft Construction With Alloys

Posted by Lance Murray

HELPING MITOCHONDRIA RECOVER FROM STRESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA discovery by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington could lead to the development of new treatments for cancers and some neurological disorders.

The researchers have identified proteins that help mitochondria recover from …

Code Breakers: UNT Prof, Students Tackle Zodiac Killer’s Code for History Channel Series

Posted by Lance Murray

Few unsolved serial killer cases have drawn more attention as that of the Zodiac killer who terrorized residents of northern California with a series of attacks in the late 1960s and early ’70s.

The killings were followed by taunting letters …

UNIBEES App Planning Rapid Expansion in 2018, Venturing Beyond a Freebie Finder

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

An app that helps college students find free food and events on campus has 12,000 users at some of the state’s biggest universities and could launch nationwide next year.

UNIBEES founders Abinav Varma Kalidindi and Chandra Kiran Achanta started the …