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UNT System News Briefs – July 25, 2019

Date Published: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

This Fort Worth researcher is creating the first blood test for Alzheimer’s
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Sid O’Bryant, executive director of the Institute for Translational Research at UNTHSC, is in charge of a $6.5 million study to create a blood test for primary care physicians to check for Alzheimer’s disease in patients.

UNTS focuses on culture, governance to make data work
    CIO

Drowning in data it couldn't use, the University of North Texas System adopted an ambitious strategy to build a data-driven culture and the ability to apply analytics to every aspect of its operations.

UNT Dallas Law School brings new life to history, set to open in Dallas Municipal Building
    WFAA

 Nearly 105 years after it opened, the Dallas Municipal Building is set to reopen in August with brand new life.

UNT lands $2.5 million agriculture research grant
     Denton Record Chronicle

The University of North Texas now has a $2.5 million grant to improve crop yield and soil salinity.

Business owners waiting out UNT offers to buy property 
    Denton Record-Chronicle

At least two property owners have chosen not to respond to offers from the University of North Texas System to buy their businesses along Avenue C.

Basketball: Former UNT guard Shorter to play in The Basketball Tournament
    Denton Record-Chronicle

Former North Texas guard Shannon Shorter will play in The Basketball Tournament, the annual 64-team summer event with a $2 million payout for the winning team.

Undecided position battles heading into UNT’s fall camp Part 1—A host of cornerbacks in the hunt
    Denton Record Chronicle

We are now just days away from North Texas opening fall practice…