Posts Tagged ‘UNT’

UNT Receives $1.6M Grant for High School Career Connect

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

The Greater Texas Foundation has awarded a $1.6 million grant to the University of North Texas to support High School Career Connect.

The grant funds the first three years of the program and provides students with career development tools, skills …

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 …

POWERING UP:
The Gaming Industry
in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas has played a major role in the gaming industry for more than two decades. Here’s a curated list of our esports and gaming news — leading off with a bit of history to get you started. 

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UNT Profs’ $313K Grant Backs Play Therapy Project 

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Dee Ray, Natalya Lindo and Peggy Ceballos. [Photos: UNT]

Three University of North Texas faculty members have received a $313,000 grant for three years that will help Denton County children improve academically and achieve mental wellness via play therapy. 

Dee …

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 Researchers Find Way to Protect Brain After Cardiac Arrest

Posted by Chloe Bennett

UNT Health Science Center researchers have discovered a treatment that could help preserve brain functioning after cardiac arrest.

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Robert Mallet

More than 500,000 Americans suffer cardiac arrest each year, according to the university. During a cardiac event, the blood supply …

Collin College Awarded Nearly
$4M Grant for Tech Research

Posted by Julia Batlle

Collin College recently received a nearly $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance the work at the National Convergence Technology Center.

This is the sixth grant that has been awarded to Collin College for research in information …

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 …