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June 24, 2019
Were you able to watch the Chancellor's Town Hall with guest speaker Vice Chancellor for Facilities Steve Maruszewski on June 11th? If you missed it or just want to refresh your memory, you can watch it at .
August 13, 2019
The free online learning and professional development platform used by University of North Texas System faculty, staff, and students will upgrade on August 19 when becomes LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning will remain free to UNT World...
August 29, 2019
Historically Underutilized Businesses are integral to UNT World. In 2019, all four UNT World institutions rank in the top tier for HUB spending.
September 30, 2019
Chris McCoy, Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, has been named Chief Information Officer for the University of North Texas System and its flagship University of North Texas. McCoy, who has...
October 01, 2019
The UNT System Excellence & Service Awards were held on October 1 in Denton to recognize system administration team members for their service to UNT World, and to honor team members that exemplify collaboration, customer service, inclusion, innovation...
October 04, 2019
Lesa Roe's Monthly Communication to Faculty & Staff
November 12, 2019
UNT World shines the spotlight on Human Resources' (ODE) team. The goal of ODE is to create a high-performance, sustainable organization that meets its strategic and operational goals and objectives.
December 12, 2019
Chancellor Lesa Roe held her quarterly UNT World Town Hall  on December 12 at UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. This very special Town Hall featured a moderated panel discussion with Chancellor Roe all three UNT World Presidents ­–...
December 20, 2019
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Melisa Denis to the UNT System Board of Regents for a term set to expire on May 22, 2025. She will replace Regent Rusty Reid of Fort Worth, who had served on the board since 2013. In November, Gov. Abbott also...
January 15, 2020
University of North Texas System Chancellor Lesa Roe today announced Alan Stucky as the system’s new Vice Chancellor & General Counsel, pending approval by the Board of Regents next month. Stucky has served the UNT System as Interim Vice Chancellor...
January 21, 2020
From the Board of Regents to our university presidents to my office and cabinet, UNT System is committed to continuous improvement as it relates to producing the highest quality outputs as efficiently as possible. This includes the central services...
January 30, 2020
The UNT System HUB Program partners with academic, research, and staff departments on all campuses to expedite the informal bid process.  This process allows departments to submit specifications and requirements to the HUB Program staff and carry...
January 31, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service redesigned the Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate for 2020, to account for the 2018 federal tax law changes. The IRS mandates the use of the new Form W-4 for the following employees: 1) employees hired January...
March 16, 2020
UNT System Headquarters Team Members:
March 16, 2020
With additional COVID-19 cases reported in North Texas over the weekend, we are taking additional measures to protect our employees while maintaining core operation of our system and member institutions.
March 17, 2020
UNT World: Our work worlds have turned upside down – most of our faculty and students are preparing to teach/learn through technology, while most staff members have begun to work remotely (or will soon). It’s understandable if you’re stressed,...
March 18, 2020
By President Michael Williams and David Mansdoerfer. ... If you are young, healthy and follow general guidelines on hygiene, it might seem safe to continue to live life as you normally would. But living your normal life is exactly what COVID-19 needs...
March 20, 2020
This memo will provide additional guidance on the continued operation of your institution of higher education in light of the Governor’s Executive Order Number GA 08 issued on March 19, 2020. Educating future generations is a crucial feature of...
March 23, 2020
UNT World Team Members: I hope you are well as conditions continue to evolve with the coronavirus threat – the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff remains the top priority across the UNT System. The Dallas-Fort Worth region has...
April 10, 2020
 Thank you for your continued support of efforts to navigate the many challenges during this unique time – remember that with change, comes opportunity.
April 29, 2020
UNT World Faculty & Staff: 
May 11, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff: We are 10 days into Gov. Abbott’s phased approach to safely reopen Texas businesses and many of you have questions about what this means for the University of North Texas System and our member institutions. It’s a...
May 28, 2020
The University of North Texas System announced the retirement of Chief Audit Executive Tracy Grunig, effective June 5, 2020. Sheba Joyner, Senior Director of Internal Audit, will assume the role of Interim Chief Audit Executive, effective May 29,...
June 01, 2020
The University of North Texas System community is heartbroken and devastated by the disturbing events in Minneapolis that led to the senseless death of George Floyd. This tragic and unconscionable development is all too familiar in American history...
June 12, 2020
Governor Greg Abbott has announced his intention to appoint 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2021. Additionally, the Governor announced his intention to appoint the student representative to serve...
June 17, 2020
The University of North Texas System is pleased to announce that both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service have assigned “AA” and “Aa2” ratings to the following bonds that will be issued by our Board of Regents:
June 18, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff:As our campuses and offices begin to open in phases, we are following COVID-19 safety guidelines provided by the (CDC). All relevant UNT System risk management guidelines can be found on the and each UNTS institution...
June 18, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff:
June 25, 2020
UNT System Chancellor Lesa Roe shares her vision for how higher education can fight systemic racism in a guest column for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
June 25, 2020
Effective June 25, 2020, face coverings (cloth face coverings, disposable masks, etc.) must be worn at all UNT System locations and campuses.
July 29, 2020
As part of our efforts to keep faculty and staff across the UNT System informed, Chancellor Lesa Roe will be holding a virtual UNT World Town Hall: HR and COVID-19 Safety on August 10, from 10:30 am until noon. The town hall will feature a moderated...
August 11, 2020
Chancellor Lesa Roe held a virtual UNT World Town Hall: HR and COVID-19 Safety on August 10 for faculty and staff across the UNT System. The virtual town hall was attended by nearly 3,000 employees and featured remarks from Chancellor Roe, a safety...
August 28, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff: Given the challenges all of us are facing due to coronavirus, it is more important than ever for our leaders to listen to the UNT System community. With that in mind, the Gallup Engagement Survey will launch in October...
September 11, 2020
The University of North Texas System Board of Regents has named Ninette Caruso as its new Chief Audit Executive, effective October 26, 2020. Under the direction of the UNT System Board of Regents’ Audit & Finance Committee, the Internal Audit department...
September 21, 2020
From Sept. 15th until Oct. 15th, the UNT System Marketing & Communication’s Department is interviewing faculty and staff at each campus for a social media campaign centered around Hispanic Heritage Month. Check out the playlist below to hear...
September 23, 2020
 The upcoming UNT System Board of Regents meeting on November 18-19 will be held virtually due to coronavirus, as we continue to follow the state’s guidelines for indoor gatherings of 10 or more during the pandemic. A link to view the board meeting...
September 28, 2020
Early this evening, Microsoft 365 experienced a widespread outage that impacted users across the globe. The outage disrupted access to multiple Microsoft services, including Outlook. This outage impacted faculty and staff email across the University...
October 09, 2020
UNT System Vice Chancellor & Chief Financial Officer Dan Tenney launched a new virtual event series for faculty and staff across UNT World titled “Ask Me Anything” on October 22. The first “Ask Me Anything” discussion included several panelists...
October 30, 2020
In preparation for the upcoming 87th Texas Legislative Sessions, which begins in January 2021,...
November 06, 2020
 University of North Texas System Chancellor Lesa Roe on Friday named Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes as the UNT System’s new Vice Chancellor for Organizational Effectiveness & Chief Human Capital Officer. Gilliam-Holmes will begin her new position on...
November 24, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has certainly been a year like no other. But there is much to be grateful for as we approach the Fall Holiday Break this week. UNT System has not only survived the fall semester, we have...
December 15, 2020
Watch the video: UNT World Spotlight. 2020 Year in Review. When the coronavirus first crept into our lives in early March, most thought a couple of months of inconvenience was in store. Nine months later and we seem to be in the worst of the pandemic....
December 15, 2020
UNT System Town Hall December 2020. UNT System Faculty & Staff: Thank you for your hard work and adaptability this fall – despite the many challenges of coronavirus we are educating and impacting more students than ever before. With the fall semester...
December 16, 2020
UNT System Chancellor Lesa Roe announced the recipients of the 2020 UNT System Service Awards during the Virtual End-of-Year Celebration. These awards honor the staff members who went above and beyond in their efforts to make this unprecedented year...
December 17, 2020
As this holiday season arrives with the extraordinary challenges and uncertainties of COVID-19 still with us, too many of our students have been negatively impacted and face mounting obstacles to continue their education. How can we help?
December 18, 2020
UNT System Faculty & Staff: This has certainly been a year like no other due to COVID-19, but there is much to be grateful for as we approach Winter Break and the end of the calendar year. Earlier this week, Presidents Mong, Smatresk and Williams...
January 14, 2021
The University of North Texas System Office of Facilities Planning and Construction and the UNT System HUB Program invite you to attend an informational session to learn about the current and upcoming design and construction opportunities at our...
January 21, 2021
UNT World UNT World Faculty & Staff: UNT System Vice Chancellor & Chief Financial Officer Dan Tenney continued his “Ask Me Anything” series for UNT World faculty and staff on Thursday afternoon. Communicating with UNT World employees has never...
January 26, 2021
An organizational evolution is taking shape in the UNT System’s procurement operation that will drive increased effectiveness, efficiency, customer service and cost savings across UNT World, while also extending first-hand experiential learning...
January 27, 2021
UNT System Human Resources is implementing a strategic plan that focuses on the human part of human resources. Based on input from stakeholders at all campus and system locations, UNT System will be adjusting its HR service model to better serve...
January 29, 2021
It’s hard to believe we are already one month into 2021. While the year began with tension in our nation’s capital, there is reason for hope and optimism as our elected leaders look to find common ground for the greater good of our nation as...
February 12, 2021
UNT World is not only a place where some of you earned degrees, and where we love to work. It's also where some of you fell in love, actually. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we present three UNT World love stories.
February 14, 2021
Due to today’s winter storm, as well as forecasts for additional snowfall across our region into the morning, all UNT System Administration offices will remain completely closed (including remote) on Monday, Feb. 15. Campuses at UNT and UNT Health...
February 21, 2021
This HR Advisory is intended to help supervisors and employees navigate various situations and provide helpful information, tools and resources, including frequently asked questions (FAQs). 
February 21, 2021
As we continue to deal with complications from the ongoing weather emergency, our Payroll Team is working hard to ensure there are no disruptions with upcoming payroll processes. In that regard, due to the closures to our campuses and UNT System,...
February 26, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: February is Black History Month – a time for people to come together, learn from the past, embrace an inclusive future, and honor our commitment to standing united against racism and all forms of discrimination. Across...
March 03, 2021
UNT System and its campuses are united in prioritizing safety and will continue to shape coronavirus safety protocols (posted at based on the CDC’s science-based recommendations for coronavirus...
March 08, 2021
On Monday, Feb. 15, with several inches of snow blanketing the ground, the mercury plunging to single-digit, record-setting lows causing power outages across the state, the University of North Texas found itself in a race to fend off potential major...
March 15, 2021
The UNT System is focused on operating efficiently and effectively to best serve its students and support its important missions. As part of this effort, UNT System Chancellor Lesa Roe and the presidents of UNT System's three institutions have...
March 16, 2021
Whether it’s the pandemic, winter storms, power outages or other obstacles, UNT System employees continue to navigate challenges while working to fulfill our important missions. To keep faculty and staff informed of the UNT System's priorities...
March 26, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: While February closed with frustration over winter storms and power outages, March brought new milestones and accolades to UNT System and – perhaps most importantly – progress in our battle against COVID-19. On March...
March 30, 2021
Human Resources Records continues to see an increase in fraudulent unemployment claims. This type of fraudulent activity is occurring across the country and is being closely monitored. However, our IT security team has confirmed that there is no...
April 20, 2021
Jurors on Tuesday, April 20, convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of all counts filed against him in the death of George Floyd. With the jury’s decision to hold the former officer accountable for murdering Mr. Floyd – whose...
May 06, 2021
In February, UNT System announced a significant overhaul underway to the Enterprise Information System (EIS) website -- aka the Employee Portal ( -- that includes the ability to perform all tasks from the convenience of your mobile...
May 06, 2021
UNT System Vice Chancellor for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Dan Tenney was named D-CEO Magazine’s CFO of the Year for Higher Education on May 5. Tenney’s leadership in helping the UNT System mitigate financial challenges during the COVID-19...
May 19, 2021
On Tuesday, May, 18, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order prohibiting government entities from mandating masks. With that in mind, the UNT System is no longer requiring masks indoors for anyone, effective immediately. UNT System Administration...
May 26, 2021
Dan Tenney, UNT System Vice Chancellor & Chief Financial Officer continued his virtual “Ask Me Anything” series for UNT World faculty and staff on Thursday, June 10.
May 28, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: The month of May has been a good one, UNT System – we’ve held safe and successful commencement ceremonies, we’re working to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, and we just received good news from the 87th Texas...
June 02, 2021
University of North Texas System Chancellor Lesa Roe today announced that Dr. Rosemary Haggett, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Student Success, will retire, effective July 30, 2021. Dr. Haggett joined the UNT System in 2010 after serving...
June 18, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: This Saturday is Juneteenth, which celebrates the historic emancipation of Confederate slaves in our home state of Texas on June 19, 1865. This year, Juneteenth is set to become the 11th holiday recognized by our federal...
June 28, 2021
UNT World Faculty & Staff: Today I shared my plan to retire, effective March 31, 2022, with the UNT System Board of Regents. Certainly, this is bittersweet from my perspective, as I thoroughly enjoy our work together, believe deeply in our missions,...
June 28, 2021
UNT System Chancellor Lesa B. Roe on Monday announced her plan to retire, effective March 31, 2022, following a career that will have spanned more than four years at the UNT System and 33 years as an electrical engineer and executive at NASA. The...
July 28, 2021
The University of North Texas System’s Office of Communications & Marketing won several prestigious Creative Awards for excellence in marketing and communications, including two Platinum (UNT System Logo Redesign and HR Highlights Newsletter),...
July 29, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: Across UNT World we are excited for a fall with fully opened campuses at UNT, UNT Health Science Center and UNT Dallas. Over the last 18 months our COVID-19 response teams have done an incredible job of helping us navigate...
August 11, 2021
The world is changing quickly and so is how and where we work as we move toward a "new normal." Some UNT System Administration staff who worked daily at UNT System Headquarters before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic are transitioning to permanent...
August 27, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: It’s always special when students return to our campuses at the start of each new academic year, but this fall is perhaps the most inspiring experience in my four years as Chancellor. We’ve overcome so many challenges...
September 01, 2021
As part of our continued efforts to keep faculty and staff informed of the UNT System’s priorities, key initiatives, successes and challenges, Chancellor Lesa Roe will be hosting this quarter’s UNT World Town Hall virtually on September 30 at...
September 30, 2021
A reminder to watch Chancellor Roe's virtual UNT World Town Hall at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, simply by visiting the UNT System home page at Chancellor Roe will be joined by Dr. Diana Cervantes, Director of the Epidemiology...
September 30, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: Thank you to those who participated in today's UNT System Town Hall. If there's one thing we have learned over the past 18 months of the pandemic, it's that communicating is a critical piece of becoming a Best Place to...
October 29, 2021
UNT announced one of the most significant milestones in its history last week, accepting an invitation to join the American Athletic Conference (also known as the American or AAC) for intercollegiate athletics as soon as 2023.
November 08, 2021
Dr. Michael R. WilliamsThe University of North Texas System Board of Regents announced the selection of Dr. Michael R. Williams, current President of the University of North Texas Health... “I am grateful for the support of the Board of Regents...
November 19, 2021
As we approach the Fall Holiday Break there is much to be thankful across our UNT System. This fall we are enrolling more students than ever before – nearly 50,000 across the system – and over the past several years we have also grown degrees...
November 29, 2021
The University of North Texas System Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Michael R. Williams – current President of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) – as UNT System Chancellor, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
December 07, 2021
Beloved colleague Daniel Jensen passed away on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Affairs at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) joined the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine...
December 17, 2021
UNT System employees bid farewell to Chancellor Lesa Roe, who heads into retirement after four-plus remarkable years as chancellor. The first woman to serve in the role, Chancellor Roe leaves behind an impactful legacy. Her leadership helped to raise...
December 17, 2021
UNT System Faculty & Staff: As we prepare for the Winter Holiday Break and my time as UNT System Chancellor winds down, I want to pause and say thank you. The opportunity to work with so many incredible scholars, leaders, teachers, innovators, stewards,...
January 03, 2022
Happy New Year! I hope each of you was able to spend quality time with your family, friends, and loved ones during the winter break. A new year brings us many new opportunities, and I am excited to begin in my new role as Chancellor for the University...
February 24, 2022
The UNT System’s member institutions and UNT System Administration continue to monitor wintry weather conditions in our region and have updated plans at all locations. Here are the latest developments for each UNT System location: UNT Dallas and...
February 24, 2022
The UNT System’s member institutions and UNT System Administration continue to monitor wintry weather conditions in our region and have updated plans at all locations.  Here are the latest developments for each UNT System location as of Thursday,...
February 25, 2022
Dr. Michael R. Williams, Chancellor of the University of North Texas System, today announced a new organizational structure based on goals to better meet the distinct needs of each of the system’s campuses in Denton, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Frisco....
March 01, 2022
The University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law has been fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). The College of Law received notification late Friday, Feb. 25, that the Council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions...
March 03, 2022
University of North Texas announced they have been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to a variety of online and in-person programs.
March 09, 2022
UNT Dallas has earned the 2022-23 Military Friendly® School designation. “This is important to our student veterans, and prospective veteran students,” said UNT Dallas President Bob Mong. “We are also a Purple Heart campus and are home to...
March 09, 2022
The 2022 Equity and Diversity Conference presented by Fidelity Investments is themed “IDEAs for Change: History, Hope and Progress.” The theme incorporates both the new name of its sponsoring division—Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access...
March 10, 2022
The Texas Center for Health Disparities, based at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, recently was selected to participate in the national Healthy People 2030 program that focuses on decreasing inequities in health...
March 16, 2022
Aivien Do overcame cancer and is ready for Match Day
March 21, 2022
Teresa R. McKinney, with more than 20 years of leadership experience in academia, has been named the assistant vice president and director for diversity and inclusion at University of North Texas.
March 28, 2022
UNT Dallas ranked number 3 in Texas and 15 in the nation on the Economic Mobility Index from Rating Higher Ed by Economic Mobility. The U.S. News and World Report ranking specifically look at the proportional number of students awarded Pell grants....
March 29, 2022
U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best medical schools for primary care, and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth was ranked as the top osteopathic...
March 29, 2022
The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program with specialties in two areas in the University of North Texas College of Health and Public Service has been named in the top 20 nationally once again, according to U.S. News & World Report’s...
April 03, 2022
UNT Dallas College of Law - Black Law Students Association and the Young Black Lawyers Organizing Coalition, launch a bipartisan campaign to engage the legal profession and the community and support the historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown...
April 04, 2022
Alumnus Daniel Fosse collaborated on the Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga album, “Love for Sale,” which took home the awards in the Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album categories. Alumni Lyle Mays, Gary Eckert...
April 08, 2022
Faculty members Panayiotis Kokoras and Sungji Hong in the University of North Texas College of Music earned the coveted John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship.
April 12, 2022
April 12, Texas law enforcement officers have a new tool to support their mental health. The statewide program designed to give every Texas law enforcement officer access to a trained peer to address stressors, trauma, fatigue, and other needs to...
April 22, 2022
The Eighth Annual “Judge’s Gavel Motion Competition” was highly contested as 16 1L students participated in the school sponsored Judge’s Gavel Oral Argument section. First-Year Law Students were invited based on strong performances during...
April 28, 2022
University of North Texas alumni and musicians Pat Boone and David B. Hooten returned to the university Friday (April 29) to receive UNT Presidential Medals of Honor in celebration of their musical talents and undeniable impact on the entertainment...
May 02, 2022
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and Remote Area Medical (RAM®) – a nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics that deliver free, quality, dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured communities –...
May 03, 2022
The University of North Texas has received notice that its licensed technology to InspectIR Systems, of Frisco, Texas, has been granted Food and Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for use as a breathalyzer detection for SARS-CoV-2...
May 11, 2022
Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas were named 2022 Goldwater Scholars — Neel Shanumgum and Anay Gupta. The Goldwater Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards in the country...
May 12, 2022
The HSC Next Innovation Challenge is expanding to include employees in the JPS Health Network, and is partnering with Heartland Forward and Builders + Backers, national organizations that will manage and provide additional support and funding to...
May 18, 2022
Drone deliveries of foods and medications are being piloted across the country, including in North Texas. Packages of all types will be dropped at local residences soon. Researchers with UNT’s Center for Integrated Intelligent Mobility Systems...
June 07, 2022
From a new media music composition inspired by time and sound and an exhibition on African American fiber art traditions to original research on the childbirth experiences of queer people in America, four University of North Texas professors will...
June 08, 2022
Rossina Ortega Receives Fifth Circuit Scholarship rossina-ortegaProfessor Michael P. Maslanka spoke on an employment law panel at the annual Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference last month with Judge Gregg Costa and Professor Bill Corbett...
June 09, 2022
The University of North Texas is among 20 of the nation’s top research universities that today announced the formation of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities to increase opportunity for those historically underserved by higher...
June 21, 2022
Graduating Ph.D. student Anna Galvin, MSN, RN, would like more nurses to know how great a fit public health is to their profession.
June 22, 2022
Roman joins The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth July 6 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. She comes to the UNT enterprise with more than 30 years’ experience in public health with a focus on developing,...
June 29, 2022
The Pediatric Mobile Clinic at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is known for being one of the only mobile clinics in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that specializes in pediatrics. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinic...
June 30, 2022
Dr. Diana Cervantes, assistant professor and director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Public Health has been named as a 2022 Fellow of the Association for Professionals...
June 30, 2022
Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos was paying particularly close attention to the NBA finals this year. The executive director and endowed chair of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s North Texas Eye Research Institute is...
July 05, 2022
Earlier this year, University of North Texas at Dallas Campus Police Chief, Christopher Shaw received the opportunity of a lifetime. He spent 10 weeks at the prestigious FBI National Academy, an elite training program for which only 1% of the nation’s...
July 15, 2022
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will expand to receive calls or texts sent to the newly created 9-8-8 emergency number. The shortened, easy-to-remember number is a means to connect directly with support for anyone who is experiencing any...
July 18, 2022
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Brandon Buzbee has been named vice president for university advancement at the University of North Texas, a Tier One public research university with an alumni network of more than 461,000. Buzbee, whose appointment as leader...
July 19, 2022
UNT Dallas is pleased to announce that Lisa Fields was recently selected as the inaugural Director of Special Projects and Outreach with responsibility for special projects, sponsored project activities, outreach initiatives, development activities...
July 19, 2022
In Spring 2022, Hector Govea joined UNT Dallas as the new University Registrar. With the university poised to launch new online programming and strengthen academic pathways, Mr. Govea was ready and eager to take on the new responsibilities after...
July 20, 2022
When The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth received a $562,500 grant, managers of the Sparkyard platform that supports local entrepreneurs and startups set out to expand its services. One of the key initiatives of that...
July 20, 2022
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Faculty in the University of North Texas College of Health and Public Service Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology received a $300,000 grant from the Hearing Industry Research Consortium to determine how emotions,...
August 02, 2022
Since our team started seven months ago the UNT System leadership has been hard at work, laying a foundation that will allow us to become a unified team and "One" as an organization.
August 04, 2022
After a national search was completed, HSC chose Dr. Shafik Dharamsi as its new School of Public Health leader. Most recently, Dharamsi served as senior advisor to the provost and visiting professor at New Mexico State University, where he helped...
August 10, 2022
As you may know, the World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. While the current threat of monkeypox in the general public is low in our region, please know we are closely monitoring the...
August 11, 2022
After a nearly eight-month national search and thoughtful consideration, the University of North Texas System Board of Regents announced the selection of Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams as the sole finalist for president of The University of North Texas Health...
August 18, 2022
The UNT System Board of Regents unanimously approved the FY23 annual UNT System consolidated budget during the August meeting, which included no raises in tuition.
August 18, 2022
In my last communication, I promised an update following the August Board of Regents meeting. Last Thursday and Friday, our Board completed a great deal of work.
August 24, 2022
With the “Think HUB First” initiative, we are expanding our commitment to DE&I by enhancing our utilization of a more diverse supplier base through strategic business partnerships.
August 30, 2022
Values only matter if they matter to each of us. This is what a values-driven organization does not only in times of crisis, but also in making daily decisions.
September 12, 2022
Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams is the seventh president of HSC, succeeding Dr. Michael Williams, who became chancellor of the UNT System on Jan. 1 and continued to serve as HSC’s president during the search process. Prior to being elevated to president,...
September 14, 2022
Ryan Tower will be a focal point of campus life in carrying out Trailblazer customs and traditions. The landmark tower is an icon of the university, representing higher learning. The 180-foot-high lighted tower includes a water feature, donor wall,...
September 15, 2022
UNT is celebrating the fourth consecutive record-breaking fall census day with 19% growth in new freshmen, 19% growth in graduate students, and nearly 4% growth in newly minted degree holders that will change the lives of students, families, and...
September 19, 2022
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently was awarded a $3 million grant to address the growing shortage of health care workers who care for people with HIV. It is funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services...
September 21, 2022
UNT is now a member of Presidents for Latino Student Success, a network of college and university leaders created by Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority in efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education.
September 21, 2022
UNT Dallas receives grants to celebrate Big Day for Teachers and is proud to partner with the Cotton Bowl Foundation and College Football Playoff Foundation to combat the teacher shortage during a presentation at the Student Center on the University...
September 28, 2022
No UNT campus has raised tuition – HSC has not raised tuition once in the last ten years and UNT Dallas has raised tuition only once in the past decade. At UNT Denton, 41% of our undergrad students graduate without any debt at all, and the total...
October 03, 2022
HSC Institute for Translational Research awarded $148.78 million grant from NIH to study biology of Alzheimer’s in ethnically diverse groups. The grant will fund one of the largest studies ever of Alzheimer’s disease, and is the largest grant...
October 12, 2022
The University of North Texas is one of 43 Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide to be named a Fulbright HSI Leader by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This is the first time UNT has earned this designation,...
October 13, 2022
We invite you to Join the Journey! The first opportunity you will have to hear more details about the process and provide your input on crafting our system-wide values, will be at a Join the Journey information session, hosted at each campus on October...
October 25, 2022
The UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism will help prepare students entering the agritourism industry. It will be supported by a more than $245,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture....
October 27, 2022
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently launched HSC Learning Plus, an online health education platform open to everyone. The searchable website offers a robust portfolio of noncredit classes, short courses, microcredentials...
November 02, 2022
UNT Dept. of Biological Sciences faculty member Dr. Henard is beginning a three-year project to develop a methanotroph that can mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by eating carbon dioxide and methane. Also, Dr. Alonso, professor of plant biochemistry...
November 03, 2022
UNT System announced a partnership with BondLink to develop a new, free investor transparency initiative and website,, to inform and attract potential institutional investors and donors to its upcoming bond sales.
November 21, 2022
An $800,000 National Science Foundation grant awarded to UNT and the North Central Texas College (NCTC) will help create more opportunities for Latinx students and communities in engineering.
November 21, 2022
UNT Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment, in collaboration with Texas Workforce Commission, will use the $12.7 million grant to educate employers who use subminimum wage contracts about the benefits of competitive, integrated employment....
November 22, 2022
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth and Remote Area Medical (RAM®) a nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics that delivers free quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need — are bringing the free health care clinic to Dallas on Dec....
November 30, 2022
UNT Dallas has been awarded a five-year, $625,000 Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to detect and respond appropriately to behavioral-health concerns affecting...
December 02, 2022
Cybersecurity researchers at UNT have been awarded $500K for the first two years and an estimated $250K increment for the third year from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity housed in the National Security Agency.
December 02, 2022
UNT mechanical engineering professor, Dr. Haifeng Zhang earns a $2.7M Department of Energy grant for helping to advance technologies for recycling used nuclear fuel from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
December 07, 2022
HSC will establish a new center to disseminate research results to communities most affected by the overdose crisis, through the National Institutes of Health HEAL Initiative.
December 13, 2022
HSC is the recipient of a $2 million grant from Tarrant County to help emerging technology companies be successful when applying for federal Small Business Innovation Research funding.
December 15, 2022
A highly successful, well-attended HSC-hosted event introduced Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, the new dean of the School of Public Health, with local public health experts sharing views toward building a healthier community.
December 16, 2022
With New Year’s resolutions right around the corner, HSC Health — the clinical practice of HSC has launched the Metabolic & Longevity Center. The new specialty clinic is dedicated to the treatment of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes,...
December 21, 2022
Mean Green fans filed into the Lovelace and McNatt Families Practice Facility as a new era of UNT athletics officially got underway with the introductory press conference for new V.P. and Director of Athletics Jared Mosley and new head football coach...
January 01, 2023
Other ARL members include libraries at Johns Hopkins, Harvard and Yale universities as well as the Library of Congress and National Archives and Records Administration.
January 03, 2023
HSC Health's neuropsychologist Dr. April Wiechmann will be inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as a distinguished fellow in psychology.
January 04, 2023
SaferCare Texas and UNT Health Science Center is once again helping people in rural Texas communities gain access to health care and other vital services, this time with a new telehealth hub set up in Jeff Davis County.
January 10, 2023
We are thrilled that the PGA of America selected the University of North Texas to provide their community with online diversity, equity and inclusion training and thought leadership.
January 18, 2023
UNT System - Office of the Chancellor: Our new values will provide us a structure to guide us to a highly successful future. I am fully committed to living these values each and every day and invite you to join me on this transformative journey.
January 25, 2023
The University of North Texas at Dallas has achieved the highest rankings in two key categories of the 2022 Texas Public University Report Card, an annual statewide review conducted by educational non-profit ScholarShot.
January 26, 2023
From Donna Asher, Vice Chancellor for People, Equity, and Culture UNT System HR: I encourage each manager/supervisor to have conversations about our values with your team. For individuals, we want to hear what you think also, we have created an opportunity...
February 08, 2023
Dennis Burns will provide oversight for the HR team, such as employee relations, benefits, compensation, organizational development and engagement, talent acquisition, workforce planning & strategy, among other things.
February 09, 2023
The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has been awarded a $150,000 grant by Texas Health Resources to study emerging and innovative approaches to healthcare developed during the pandemic.
February 14, 2023
Karen Meadows’ presentation was not only a way for her to showcase the HSC simulation center, but also to offer encouragement to those considering building their own center.
February 14, 2023
The Robert Mong Endowed Scholarship will provide financial assistance for UNT Dallas students and recognize Mong’s distinguished journalism career.
February 21, 2023
Celina Saavedra and Sravan Mattevada share their thoughts and views on what the value Better Together means to them.
February 27, 2023
HSC Health Science Center at Fort Worth will host an inauguration ceremony on March 7 to honor Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams’ role as president of one of the country’s premier health science centers.
February 28, 2023
The UNT System Board of Regents voted at its February meeting to help address the shortage of nurses in Texas by approving the creation of a College of Nursing at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
March 01, 2023
Dr. Audhesh Audhesh has considerable industry experience and a diverse wealth of knowledge that will be crucial to the new UNT at Frisco branch campus continued success.
March 08, 2023
Dr. Bimper comes to UNT from Colorado State University, where he served in numerous administrative and academic positions. He is an experienced administrator and dedicated scholar-educator and will oversee more than 22 academic departments and progra...
March 10, 2023
Dr. John Quintanilla, who has been serving as interim dean of the College of Science since last June, will step into the role permanently, effective April 1, 2023.
March 15, 2023
HSC Physical Health’s opens as the only location in Fort Worth offering free individualized exercise therapy to cancer patients and survivors through FitSteps for Life. FitSteps for Life, is a statewide program specializing in cancer exercise treat...
March 16, 2023
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth is partnering with the Texas Woman’s University dental hygiene program to bring a new Healthy Smiles Initiative to the fourth annual Giving Kids a Smile event.
March 22, 2023
Lisa McIntyre will lead UNT’s strategic efforts to support students throughout their academic journey and prepare them for career success. In this role, she will oversee efforts such as academic advising, the UNT Learning Center, summer bridge...
March 23, 2023
The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities has awarded the North Texas Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network at UNT Health Science Center a five-year grant up to $750,000 to continue research to improve outcomes for individuals with...
March 29, 2023
Dr. Furtado was hired following an extensive national search and comes to HSC after 13 years at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he served as founding program director of its hybrid track DPT program, chair of admissions...
March 30, 2023
When Erika Thompson, Ph.D., received an invitation to bring more life-saving vaccines to children and adolescents in North Texas, she leapt at the opportunity. Helping to establish a local branch of the All for Them team in North Texas through Thompson...
March 31, 2023
UNT Dallas students now have the opportunity to obtain the American Banker Association’s (ABA) Commercial Lending Certificate at UNT Dallas. This program gives these students an opportunity to obtain crucial credit analysis and commercial banking...
April 05, 2023
Dr. da Silva has been serving as Vice President of Student Access and Success on an interim basis since October 2022. He has also co-chaired the university’s Strategic Enrollment Committee. Dr. da Silva joined UNT Dallas in August 2021 as Assistant...
April 06, 2023
Dr. Krueger comes to UNT from Southern Methodist University, where he most recently served as interim dean of the Lyle School of Engineering. He has been a faculty member in SMU’s mechanical engineering department since 2002 and served as department...
April 07, 2023
“Ramona embodies the professionalism and community-centric focus that we desire in a police chief to lead this department, oversee the safety of our campus, and connect with our students, faculty, staff and guests,” said Clayton Gibson, UNT’s...
April 11, 2023
Project Communicate is a five-year master’s program led by project director Miriam Boesch, associate professor of special education in the UNT College of Education, and co-principal investigator Katsura Aoyama, associate professor of audiology...
April 21, 2023
More than 200 thought leaders from diverse backgrounds gathered at The Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas for Advancing Socioeconomic Mobility 2023, a two-day conference focused on innovative approaches to address challenges students face as they seek...
April 24, 2023
Over the course of this academic year, 12 UNT students attended over 25 competitive tournaments across the country to culminate in the final showdown at the National Forensic Association’s 50th Championship Tournament.
April 25, 2023
“We are proud of the number of programs that continue to rise in the national rankings and will continue to put forward our best faculty expertise and quality programs in educating future students,” said Michael McPherson, UNT’s provost and...
April 29, 2023
At HSC, whole health considers all dimensions of a person. It empowers people to discover, receive and participate in care for their body, mind, spirit and environment within and through their communities. A whole health approach allows a patient...
May 04, 2023
After a nationwide search, Dr. Cynthia Weston was selected to lead the strategic planning, recruitment of personnel and development of partnerships for the college, which was approved by the UNT System Board of Regents at its February meeting.
May 05, 2023
“A department is more than the name of the degree,” said HSC's Glenn Forister, PhD, PA-C, dean of the School of Health Professions. “Personalized health and well-being is the vision for how the department is evolving to meet the growing needs...
May 08, 2023
UNT will celebrate graduates during Spring 2023 12 ceremonies this week. Opal Lee (’63 M.Ed.) will receive an honorary doctorate degree as part of UNT’s Spring 2023 Commencement events.
May 10, 2023
This Spring 2023 class is the largest in the university’s history, with more than 600 students earning undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students at the university’s four schools received their diplomas and celebrated their achievements during...
May 11, 2023
The UNT-led team, called the Texoma Innovation Engine (TIE), is among the more than 40 unique teams from across the nation selected to receive one of the first-ever NSF Engines Development Awards, which aim to help partners collaborate to create...
May 11, 2023
U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best medical schools for primary care, and the TCOM at UNT Health Science Center surged to the top as the No. 1-ranked osteopathic school in the nation and No. 11 among all medical schools.
May 23, 2023
After conducting an extensive nationwide search, Dr. Jason Garrett starts on July 24. Dr. Garrett is an experienced leader and administrator, known for innovation and collaboration.
May 23, 2023
TCOM’s Class of 2023 featured 214 graduates receiving their Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. “TCOM has an incredible tradition and legacy that I’m very proud of,” said...
May 23, 2023
NSF CAREER awards are granted to faculty within their first 10 years in a full-time college appointment whose scholarly products are considered to have had a high impact in their discipline and/or on society. Overall, UNT has 22 researchers who have...
May 24, 2023
The Rural Telementoring Quality Measure Toolkit App can help teams interpret which aspects of their telementoring programming (staffing, content, technology, marketing) are strong, and which ones still have room to grow. This critical tool for program...
May 26, 2023
The CUR-Goldwater Scholars Program highlights the importance of mentoring students during their formative years as they develop talents, discover passions and make life-changing decisions. Today’s undergraduate researchers will be tomorrow’s...
May 30, 2023
UNT had two winning awards selected by the U.S. Department of Navy HBCU/MI Program, which focuses on advancing research with Hispanic- and minority-serving organizations. The recipients are Nigel Shepherd, associate professor in materials science...
May 31, 2023
For the first time, The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) is partnering with the University of Southern Mississippi to offer a unique Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree specializing in Economic Development.
May 31, 2023
As the director of Rural Medical Education, Crompton will develop and implement a strategic plan to expand the programs, recruit and evaluate rural training sites for the Rural Scholars students on clinical rotations, and advance the ROME pre-clinical...
June 05, 2023
The UNT Dallas College of Law (UNTD COL) team is one of thirty-three groups selected to partake in the Oral Rounds of the Nuremberg International Moot Court Competition, and it’s the only team invited from the U.S. to compete in that phase of the...
June 06, 2023
UNT College of Education's Matthew Lemberger-Truelove, Peggy Ceballos and Dan Li in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education are looking to make systemic change with support from a $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education...
June 09, 2023
This camp is designed for high school students in rural areas in grades 9 through 12 to learn more about health policy, public health, whole health and health careers. Students who attend this camp will hear presentations from health care workers...
June 13, 2023
In my UNT System Enterprise message disseminated on January 26, 2023, regarding our shared values, I concluded with a statement that “I promise to do all I can to help make our UNT System a place where you want to work.”
June 13, 2023
The inaugural Growth Mindset Boot Camp was created and hosted by Dr. Naureen Khan, UNT Dallas professor of mathematics and a Fulbright Scholar, and Dr. Heekyeong Park, assistant professor of psychology. It was funded through a grant sponsored by...
June 13, 2023
Dr. Damon Schranz, an associate professor in TCOM’s Department of Family and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, took the oath as president of TOMA, while Dr. David Mason, TCOM’s assistant dean of Osteopathic Clinical Education and Professor in...
June 20, 2023
Ms. Powley, a proud UNTDCOL alumna, graduated in 2021. Before joining the Office of Admissions, she served as a Legal Nurse Consultant at Mellon, Pries, Kowalski, LLC in Troy, Michigan and The Clinesmith Firm in Dallas, Texas. Prior to law school,...
June 22, 2023
As student regent, Sulaiman, who recently served as vice president of the Physician Assistant Student Association, is tasked with representing the interests of the students on all campuses of the University of North Texas System.
June 27, 2023
Kelly Perry brings to UNT Dallas an exceptionally strong background in all facets of intercollegiate athletics leadership. Head Men’s Basketball Coach Josh Howard will add Associate Athletic Director duties to his portfolio.
June 30, 2023
More than ten years ago, researchers from the University of North Texas identified and measured the most blighted areas of Dallas in a study commissioned by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.
June 30, 2023
As of July 1 UNT will compete in all sports in the American Athletic Conference league beginning this fall entering a new era of increased visibility and higher competition.
July 05, 2023
Seven fortunate UNT Dallas STEM students spent their summer imagining, designing, and building unique creations. All thanks to brand-new, high-tech 3D printers, part of the College of Arts and Sciences STEM Laboratory.
July 06, 2023
The Advisory College Program of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is excited to announce the addition of five new faculty members who will serve as faculty Advisors. They are Dr. David Farmer, Dr. Reheela Hafeez, Dr. Shalice McKnight, Dr....
July 13, 2023
Dr. Herman Shen, chair for UNT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, and associate professor Dr. Hector Siller have been awarded an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory.
July 20, 2023
This is now the second time the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has been awarded this endowment to strengthen research into minority health and health disparities.
July 21, 2023
A vice president at Texas Woman’s University and a current employee at HSC were announced Thursday as new top administrators.
July 25, 2023
The revised structure will include the Department of Population & Community Health and the Department of Health Administration & Health Policy. “This reorganization reinforces our deep commitment to population and community level health outcomes,”...
July 27, 2023
As the first endowed gift entrusted to UNT’s branch campus in Collin County, the Satish and Yasmin Gupta Career Center will be established at Frisco Landing to support student scholarships.
July 31, 2023
This accomplishment signifies that the HSC College of Pharmacy has met or exceeded the rigorous standards set by The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and it extends accreditation through June 2031.
July 31, 2023
UNT Dallas is the only college or university in the DFW region to receive a 4.5 (out of 5) score and one of just six statewide. Only one of the 28 Texas colleges and universities in the report scored higher.
August 07, 2023
The UNT led Consortium on Sensing, Energy-efficient Electronics, Photonics with 2D Materials and Integrated Technologies (SEEP-IT) will receive $1 million annually over the next five years, totaling $5 million, specifically from the DOE-NNSA Minority...
August 14, 2023
In 1993, the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Leadership Program was founded. The vision of Conrad program founder, State Sen. Royce West (Texas District 23), was to ensure minority and first-generation college students receive paid internships with hands-on...
August 15, 2023
The endowment creates a $1,000 scholarship that will be given each year to a UNT student veteran. Half of the funds come from VFW Post 2205 with the other half provided by the VFW Auxiliary Post 2205.
August 17, 2023
HSC's Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Fort Worth was awarded two grants from the American Association of the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Both will be implemented through the Professional Identity and Health Systems Practice course.
August 17, 2023
The UNT System Board of Regents voted Thursday, Aug.17, 2023, to approve new undergraduate and graduate nursing degree programs at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s new College of Nursing.
August 21, 2023
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in collaboration with the Caruth Police Institute (CPI) at UNT Dallas are launching the Texas Blue Chip Program, a groundbreaking initiative offering law enforcement officers confidential and free mental...
September 06, 2023
Dr. Barrio, who has been serving as the research faculty fellow in UNT’s Division of Research and Innovation for the past year, stepped into her new role Sept. 1.
September 26, 2023
A special thank you and appreciation to Greg Anderson for his role and commitment as Deputy Chancellor for Finance and Operations. Greg is retiring on Oct. 27. Please welcome our two newest members to our leadership team at UNT System.
September 29, 2023
UNT Dallas leaders, healthcare professionals, elected officials and community partners broke ground for the new innovative, state-of-the-art STEM complex. The ceremony and celebratory shoveling of dirt marked a milestone for the university.
November 06, 2023
The program’s goal is to ensure that underrepresented communities and minority groups are being included and fairly represented as AI and ML technology continues to rapidly grow and promotes the welfare of patients and workers in the healthcare...
November 08, 2023
This morning Texas voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 5 creating the Texas University Fund (TUF). UNT is committed to helping meet Texas’ needs, with the opportunities this new fund will bring to the communities we serve.
November 08, 2023
UNT was named as a Fulbright HSI Leader for 2023. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes the select HSIs with the U.S. government's flagship international academic exchange program.
November 15, 2023
The UNT Health Science Center is thrilled to announce that Tonychris Nnaka, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, associate dean for research in the HSC College of Nursing, was named one of the recipients of the Dallas College 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award.
November 16, 2023
Dr. Furtado, School of Health Professions associate professor and Department of Physical Therapy chair, received the honor for his paper, “Assessment of Academic Resilience as a Non-Cognitive Variable in Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Students.”...
November 16, 2023
The recently announced recipients for clinical care and research – Dr. Adenike Atanda and Dr. Hongli Wu, respectively. The annual awards celebrate faculty and staff for their substantial, impactful and deliberate achievements that emphasize innovation...
November 28, 2023
UNT ELEVAR (Empower, Learn, Excel, enVision, Advance, Rise) is an inclusive post-secondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities. It is the first of its kind at a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and also is one of the top three...
November 28, 2023
A multidisciplinary conference welcomed researchers from around the world. IFIP-IoT covered a wide range of topics from communication network protocols and embedded systems to data analytics and machine learning algorithms at the Denton Convention...
December 04, 2023
The Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Demo Day will feature pitches from 10 high-growth, early-stage startup founders who have developed new technology. The culmination of a three-month accelerator program promises to revolutionize the physical...
December 11, 2023
After careful consideration and in consultation with IT leadership, we have decided to cancel the Town Hall originally scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 12, to allow for more time for discovery and planning as it pertains to the future organizational...
December 12, 2023
Cathy Bryce, Ed.D., has been appointed to serve on the UNT System Board of Regents by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Bryce will serve on the board through May 22, 2029.
December 15, 2023
The First-Generation Success Center at UNT received a $5,000 grant from the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) to support the center’s ongoing efforts in building first-generation student-centered programming.
December 20, 2023
Attention UNT System Enterprise Employees: Early January 2024, the Microsoft Teams desktop application will automatically update to a new and redesigned version.
December 21, 2023
As Texas and other states across the country face a critical teacher shortage, UNT is training its students through immersive technology to meet the demand.
January 04, 2024
One of the leading innovators in the osteopathic profession who also is a faculty member at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently was appointed to a role on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
January 04, 2024
HSC's dean of the College of Nursing, Cindy Weston, and her leadership team recently welcomed five new team members. The latest additions are: Nicki McGee, Laura Thomas, Cody Bruce, Tracy Hicks, and Ryan Schalles.
January 15, 2024
The UNT System is actively monitoring the weather conditions and maintaining communication with campus emergency operation teams, the National Weather Service, and state and local agencies
January 17, 2024
Dr. Spence will serve in this role from March 2024 to June 2025, moving to the position of chair from June 2025 to June 2026. She will serve as immediate past chair from June 2026 to June 2027. ASPPH supports and facilitates the practice efforts...
January 22, 2024
After nearly a decade of dedicated service and steadfast leadership, UNT Dallas President Bob Mong has announced he will be retiring this year at the end of July.
January 22, 2024
The generous and timely donation establishes an endowment fund from Communities Foundation of North Texas. It includes salary, research and academic advancements, engagement in scholarly activities, and other annual costs.
January 23, 2024
The $310,339 grant-funded project focuses on community-based intervention, tasking SaferCare Texas clinical executives and School of Public Health staff with developing training education alongside HSC’s new College of Nursing and Fort Worth community-based...
January 29, 2024
Ma’s most significant contributions come in his team’s development of porous organic polymer-based nanotraps. These nanotraps can be used for a variety of applications, such as enhanced effectiveness in cleaning up after an oil spill, removing...
February 05, 2024
“Everybody’s Bolos,” a traveling exhibition featuring 30 bolo ties crafted by contemporary artists, debuts Feb. 6 through May 10 at the CVAD Gallery. Co-organized by UNT Professor Ana M. Lopez, who teaches metalsmithing and jewelry in the College...
February 06, 2024
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth nursing students will start in August in either the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) or the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Practice Innovation....
February 06, 2024
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff of the UNT System Enterprise, UNT President Neal Smatresk has announced he plans to step down as President after 10 years of dedicated service and distinguished leadership to the University of North Texas.
February 07, 2024
Quincey Quinn, a third-year student at TCOM. Currently, she is also the Medical Student Government Association president and the Class of 2025 president. Part of her role as MSGA president is representing TCOM at the Council of Osteopathic Student...
February 07, 2024
Throughout his life, Doug Winkler has suffered through numerous heart health issues. It started with a heart attack when he was 39 years old and began experiencing chest pains after an afternoon of paintball with his son. Five years ago, he was in...
February 08, 2024
UNT plays a role in fostering Black storytellers — Established in 2019, UNT’s Black Film Club (BFC) provides a platform for students interested in creating films and documentaries. The club also facilitates discussions of the history of Black...
February 08, 2024
After years of planning and collaboration, UNT Dallas and the City of Dallas today announced a generous $10 million grant from Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) towards the new Law Enforcement Training Center at UNT Dallas.
February 09, 2024
Online programs at UNT are among the top 50 in the nation, U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Online Programs announced this week. The rankings were determined based on engagement, services, technologies, faculty credentials and training, as...
February 12, 2024
Students, faculty and staff came together to enjoy traditional food, music and celebrate the Chinese New Year. Also known as the Luna New Year or Spring Festival, is one of the largest holidays celebrated across various Asian countries. This year...
February 13, 2024
Leadership in UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine recently named Asim Kichloo, MD, FACP, ABOM diplomate, as the new chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.
February 14, 2024
The School of Public Health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has become a member of The Network: Towards Unity For Health, and Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, SPH dean, has been named to the TUFH international advisory board.
February 14, 2024
In a unique collaboration, Texas Health has teamed up with two UNT system schools at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to work collectively on implementing community health projects.
February 15, 2024
Led by HSC's Dr. Waridibo Allison and Dr. Kimberly Fulda, the pilot program will educate primary care providers working with pediatric patients with physical or developmental disabilities.
February 16, 2024
The Educational Advertising and Digital Marketing Awards recognize excellence in websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media. The team has been honored with five awards for graphic design and video production.
February 20, 2024
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently won a bronze award from the prestigious international Serious Play Conference. The organization honors outstanding digital and board/tabletop games used for training, education or other game-based...
February 21, 2024
“It’s important for students to see the profession of writing demystified, and to get hands-on experience meeting a writer who is a professional — and, in Joy Harjo’s case, a public figure,” said Tarfia Faizullah, assistant professor of...
February 23, 2024
With a research focus on understanding aging in communities facing health disparities, Neelamegam brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role. Having previously served on the SAPHA board as co-chair of the development and sustainability...
February 26, 2024
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has recognized UNT Dallas’ landmark Ryan Tower with a 2024 PCI Design Award. The structure is one of just 19 projects nationwide to be selected for this honor.
February 26, 2024
The $20,000 grant will support two one-week rural medical mission trips and increase medical students' exposure to practice rural communities medicine in Texas for 2024.
February 26, 2024
UNT Dallas College of Law professor Cheryl Brown Wattley has been honored by her alma mater, Smith College, for her many significant, impactful and life-changing accomplishments in the five decades since she graduated in 1975.
February 27, 2024
Dr. Tonychris Nnaka, associate dean for research at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth College of Nursing, recently was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of its 40 Under 40 for 2024.
February 29, 2024
Over the course of three weekends, starting on April 27-28, the Department of Physical Therapy will once again host the APTA Geriatrics’ CEEAA certification courses. It will mark the fourth time the university has hosted.
February 29, 2024
New findings by a team of researchers at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Biomedical Sciences are expanding people’s understanding of the potential benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease....
February 29, 2024
UNT Dallas will welcome high school juniors, seniors, college students considering a transfer, parents and families, so they can design the next steps of their educational journey.
March 01, 2024
HSC's School of Public Health dean, Dr. Shafik Dharamsi addressed the Texas Association of City and County Health Officials' 2024 public health conference in Houston on the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and health departmen...
March 04, 2024
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth is hosting a free, virtual community event Wednesday, March 6 from 1–2pm featuring Maria Smilios, author of a book about the Black nurses who helped cure tuberculosis in New York City’s Sea View Hospital.
March 05, 2024
UNT's Dr. Kinshuk, professor and dean of the College of Information at the University of North Texas, recently was elected to serve a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the iSchools consortium.
March 06, 2024
The College of Pharmacy hosted a Poster Forum in February to highlight research projects presented by students, faculty and research trainees. Students competed for first- and second-place awards in five categories: teaching and education, clinical...
March 07, 2024
With the total solar eclipse approaching, excitement grows within the UNT community as they prepare to witness the phenomenon alongside the broader region. Zoe Ortiz, an assistant professor in UNT’s Department of History, sees this as an opportunity...
March 08, 2024
The event will be a teaching and learning opportunity for educators and students. This will be the first total solar eclipse visible in Texas since 1878. Several events are planned on the UNT Dallas campus to mark the occasion.
March 08, 2024
The University of North Texas recognizes women's contributions while fostering an environment where every student feels empowered to pursue influential leadership roles and officially recognizes women's contributions and leadership over time.
March 11, 2024
Under Barton Gill's leadership, the School of Public Health MHA program will serve as a platform for knowledge exchange, bridging theory and practice to cultivate future health systems leaders capable of driving change in the field. His appointment...
March 11, 2024
It was a revolutionary time in Egypt in early 2011. The parents of Johny Morkos weren’t looking to leave their home in Egypt, but the violence in their home country was the last straw. They looked towards the U.S., several years later, Johny Morkos,...
March 13, 2024
The School of Public Health at HSC has received reaccreditation for the maximum seven-year term by CEPH. The accreditation provides assurance that the school program has been evaluated and meets public health professional standards in practice, research...
March 14, 2024
The UNT Dallas College of Law Community Lawyering Centers have received $500,000 in new funding, as part of a spending package signed by President Joe Biden over the weekend. The legislation totaled $460 billion, including $10,476,031 for various...
March 15, 2024
UNT has resolidified its status as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for 25 years running. This acknowledgment underscores UNT’s commitment to cybersecurity through academic pursuits, research, institutional practices and...
March 18, 2024
At the recent National Academies of Practice annual meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, she was inducted into the Registered Dietitian Academy inaugural cohort, and she has also been honored with the Texas Distinguished Dietitian award from the Texas...
March 19, 2024
The award illuminates the student group’s hard work, volunteering and collaborating with more than 25 different groups from Feb. 2023 through Feb. 2024 at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
March 19, 2024
UNT assistant professor Iva Jestratijevic, whose research in the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism focuses on sustainability and is working to repurpose unwanted textiles across campus. She recently launched the Zero Waste Textile...
March 21, 2024
To combat this growing public health crisis, graduate students at HSC's School of Public Health are now gaining skills through a mental health first aid training program in how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance...
March 21, 2024
The Advisory Committee of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health is the voice of accredited academic public health, representing schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Their mission is to...
March 22, 2024
The UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s innovation wing, HSC Next, was recently named the Institutional Investor of the Year at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s State of Entrepreneurship, presented by Bank of America.
March 25, 2024
The outdoor netted drone facility is part of UNT’s Center of Integrated Intelligent Mobility Systems (CIIMS), an interdisciplinary research endeavor paving the way for the future of transportation and mobility. Standing at 80 feet tall, 120 feet...
March 26, 2024
Distinguished Fellows have had an exemplary career of ten or more years in the practice and direct delivery of health care services. They are also individuals with academic achievements. They are judged by distinguished peers to have made significant...
March 26, 2024
The wild ride of Dr. Patrick Wedlake, a 1987 TCOM graduate, goes from Palo Alto, California, to Fort Worth, Texas, Greeley, Colorado, Ashland, Oregon, and finally, Coyhaique, Chile, and osteopathic medicine might not have a better advocate than him.
March 28, 2024
Dr. Steven Romero, associate professor of Physiology and Anatomy at the School of Biomedical Sciences at HSC at Fort Worth, was named the 2024 Henry Pickering Bowditch Award Lecturer by the American Physiological Society. The lectureship is awarded...
March 29, 2024
Abbot “Abe” Clark, PhD, FARVO, FAAO, regents professor of pharmacology and neuroscience in the School of Biomedical Sciences at HSC at Fort Worth, has received the International Society for Eye Research 2024 Ernst H. Bárány Prize.
March 29, 2024
Dr. Julia Heck, associate dean for research in the College of Health and Public Service research sheds light on the effects of environmental toxins and genetic conditions on maternal and child health, advocating for heightened awareness and proactive...
April 01, 2024
Dr. Warren von Eschenbach assumed the role of Interim President of the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) on Monday, April 1, 2024, as part of a leadership transition that includes the upcoming retirement of President Bob Mong.
April 01, 2024
Dr. Matthew Rossheim, an associate professor of health administration and health policy, has published two recent peer-reviewed papers with local and national colleagues on Types and brands of derived psychoactive cannabis products.
April 02, 2024
Both the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently approved a Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)...
April 03, 2024
The first time many people hear the term “health coach,” they immediately think weight loss, going to the gym and dieting. While these are things health coaches encourage, that’s not what they are trained to do.
April 05, 2024
UNT welcomed Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett to campus April 3 and 4. His visit to the College of Music included a a special two-day artist-in-residency. He also did a standing-room-only performance with the university’s famed...
April 08, 2024
UNT Dallas welcomed April 6 high school juniors, seniors, college students considering a transfer, parents, and families so they can design the next steps of their educational journey.
April 08, 2024
UNT Dallas has special activities planned on Monday, April 8, 2024, when a rare total solar eclipse will cut across Texas with expected totality on the UNT Dallas campus. From experienced skywatchers to novice enthusiasts and curious bystanders,...
April 08, 2024
UNT, alongside the entire nation, observed a monumental event as millions turned their eyes to the skies to witness the total solar eclipse. Viewers gathered at UNT’s Denton campus and UNT at Frisco for events celebrating the celestial phenomenon.
April 09, 2024
Nabutsingo “Mimi” Hoshut, a student at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, was recently named champion of The Paper Chase, Baylor University’s legal writing competition for Texas law school students.
April 09, 2024
Be careful about the information you trust. TikTok, Instagram, X and even ChatGPT may suggest that you are eligible for a particular deduction or can exclude income from your tax return ... If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
April 10, 2024
Students, faculty and staff of the School of Public Health at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth celebrated during the week of April 1-7, with a number of events focused on underserved communities.
April 11, 2024
Whether it’s blood, stem cells or bone marrow, the need for donors has never been greater. Blood donations are critical for people battling cancer, undergoing surgeries and facing other medical emergencies. A single donation can save up to three...
April 11, 2024
The research team was led by Dr. John C. Licciardone, PRECISION director. The study involved 1,470 adults with chronic low-back pain and found that patients treated by very empathic physicians reported significantly better outcomes pertaining to...
April 12, 2024
Inaugural Values Summit on April 22, 2024
April 12, 2024
The UNT Debate team delivered an impressive performance at this year’s International Forensics Association (IFA) tournament in Dublin, Ireland — marking their first international competition.
April 12, 2024
Dr. Nguyen is an associate professor, population and community health, at UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health. She recently received a new pilot grant and donation from an HSC Foundation donor to support her research.
April 16, 2024
UNT's Department of Communication Studies held its sixth annual COMM Alumni Mentoring Program (CAMP) this spring. The program matches current communication studies majors with department alumni, to create networking and career-building opportunities...
April 16, 2024
The Office of Institutional Compliance name has changed to the Office of Compliance and Integrity. This is to better reiterate the importance of our value of Courageous Integrity into our culture. Maddox will oversee all the extensive record-keeping,...
April 17, 2024
Through HSC’s ICARE – Infection Control Advocate and Resident Education – program, Dr. Diana Cervantes and School of Public Health students are helping to protect the quality of life for residents in nursing home communities.
April 18, 2024
Dr. Lisa Nash, the acting dean and senior association dean for graduate medical education at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, is only the 16th recipient of the award, which is AOGME’s highest honor...
April 19, 2024
In recognition of community health workers, their leadership, and their impact on communities, HSC and the State Health Services Certified Community Health Worker and CHW Instructor Training Center celebrate Community Health Worker Week 2024
April 22, 2024
A group of students, with the help of a grant through the We Mean Green Fund, are improving the ecosystem at the University of North Texas one bee box at a time to help nurture the ever-important bee population.
April 23, 2024
3 UNT computer science and engineering researchers were selected for the National Institutes of Health’s 2023-24 All of Us Research Scholar Program. The goal is to gather health data from at least one million people in the U.S. to accelerate health...
April 24, 2024
The HSC HIV Symposium is Monday, April 29, From 9:30 a.m. to noon. Hear from health care providers working on the frontlines of the HIV epidemic and a panel of experts discussing these issues and more.
April 25, 2024
A project that took 12 years to complete by UNT College of Science Emeritus Professor James Marshall and his late wife, Virginia “Jenny” Marshall, is now getting international recognition for their “Rediscovery of the Chemical Elements” research...
April 25, 2024
To help address the growing primary care physician shortage in Texas, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Paris Regional Health are approved for a new Internal Medicine Residency Program.
April 26, 2024
UNT SPH rise in the rankings reflects SPH’s commitment to providing a high-quality education to its students while addressing pressing public health challenges in the North Texas community and beyond.
April 26, 2024
Rachel Clark, Sulin Kamt, Haley McKeefer and Elise Vo might be nearing the end of their time at HSC’s UNT System College of Pharmacy, but their time learning what the pharmaceutical industry has to offer is far from over.
April 29, 2024
UNT celebrated 34 faculty members for their remarkable impact on student success and outstanding scholarly and creative achievements at the annual Salute to Faculty Excellence awards ceremony April 26 at Frisco Landing.
April 29, 2024
The HSC's Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation inducted 33 students and four faculty members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society during a recent ceremony at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens.
April 29, 2024
These ambassadors are selected from an application pool to represent the student population at HSC. Countless hours of service, juggling class work, jobs and sharing the story of HSC were celebrated on April 18,2024.
April 30, 2024
Dr. Yockey is an assistant professor, population and community health, at HSC’s School of Public Health, with a joint appointment as assistant professor for TCOM’s department of internal medicine and geriatrics.
April 30, 2024
Dr. O’Hara is the year 2 curriculum director and a pathology medical educator at HSC’s TCOM. Her research focuses on the effectiveness of multidisciplinary team teaching and active learning strategies in larger classrooms.
May 01, 2024
Dr. Michael L Smith serves as the TCOM year 1 curriculum director, director of multidisciplinary programs and a professor. His research focuses on applying principles of integrated physiology to significant disease states like sleep apnea, dysrhythmias...
May 01, 2024
The Faculty Achievement Award Committee annually selects one winner based on a nominee’s achievements in teaching, research and scholarship, service and leadership. Dr. Nicole Phillips was awarded the prestigious Faculty Achievement Award.
May 01, 2024
May is officially designated Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. The commemorative month recognizes the traditions, cultures and accomplishments of Asian and Pacific Americans living in the United States.
May 02, 2024
Justin Burton has been appointed as the new director of SaferCare Texas, HSC’s department dedicated to enhancing patient safety initiatives across the state. Burton is also a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience.
May 02, 2024
Tracy Hicks, at HSC’s College of Nursing, was recently re-elected as board member-at-large of the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She’s leading the development of the Master of Science in Nursing-Psychiatric Mental...
May 02, 2024
DK Yun, a 2nd-year physical therapy student at HSC who frequently visits local and state legislative offices as a community organizer, arranged an essay on the importance of PT. Yun and four other PT students from HSC visited lawmakers in D.C. in...
May 03, 2024
A unique collaboration between UNT and the Dallas ISD has dozens of College of Music students teaching music lessons online to hundreds of middle and high school students for free of charge.
May 03, 2024
Dr. Kyle Emmitte and Dr. Jin Liu, two members of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s College of Pharmacy faculty have made significant strides in their respective fields.
May 06, 2024
UNT expects to confer nearly 7,000 students during Spring Commencement for the completion of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university will host 14 separate ceremonies May 10-12 (Friday-Sunday) on the UNT campus.
May 06, 2024
The event allowed HSC’s clinical partners to recruit the university’s graduating physical therapy class. First- and second-year students explored opportunities to network with potential employers also.
May 07, 2024
More than 600 students will cross the stage when UNT Dallas Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies are held on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the Texas Trust CU Theater in Grand Prairie.
May 07, 2024
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 1980 reunited for the first time in 44 years as they celebrated together on the campus of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
May 07, 2024
HSC SBS students Selina Tucker and Lindsey Hudson are recipients of the inaugural Robert J. Hardin Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Translational Cardiovascular Research.
May 08, 2024
Three UNT assistant professors in the College of Engineering and College of Science have earned more than $1.8 million in total grants through the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program.
May 08, 2024
HSC’s Office of Operations and Business Management is pleased to announce under the chief operating officer, the new Department of Strategic and Operational Transformation with Ms. Laura Squires and Mr. Raul Cantu respectively.
May 09, 2024
Learn about Diana Garcia Garcia, a first-generation American, journey to follow her dream of inspiration, perseverance, and determination. In two weeks her dream will be fulfilled by becoming an osteopathic physician.
May 09, 2024
One faculty member, Veda Womack, at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth has taken on a crucial role in the PAEA by serving as an exam development board member for the end of rotation exams.
May 10, 2024
Since 1972, the Psychology Clinic in UNT Department of Psychology has provided accessible mental health services to individuals across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
May 10, 2024
102 individuals are expected to receive their law degree from the UNT Dallas College of Law in the Class of 2024. 96 will cross the Commencement stage on Saturday, May 18, at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas.
May 13, 2024
While post-commencement life can be uncertain for many graduating college students. The third-year HSC physical therapy students, Madelyn and Kellan made big plans before this school year ever began.
May 13, 2024
In 2016, Brandi Kamper was a tactical medic for the Fort Worth Police Department. She didn’t give it a second thought when she heard on her radio that a fellow officer had been shot. This month, Kamper will be graduating with her Master of Physician...
May 13, 2024
Dr. Myles Quiben was named vice chair of the newly formed Interprofessional Education and Practice, or IPEP, Special Interest Group. She is also a founding member. The newly formed group exists within the American Physical Therapy Association’s...
May 13, 2024
The rising 4th-year student, Owen Saenz, at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at HSC was selected for the ElevateMeD scholarship program. Saenz, was selected for his leadership, interpersonal skills, and service to the community.
May 14, 2024
Folasade Fashina, Haley McKeefer, Zachary Olson, and Mira Sankhavaram were chosen to represent HSC based on IPE involvement and faculty recommendation at the CLARION National Interprofessional Case Competition in Minnesota.
May 15, 2024
The ceremony was held where family, friends, and teachers cheered on the 10 graduates. Each child, in their gown and caps that they made, received a “diploma” and handshake from the College of Education’s Interim Dean.
May 15, 2024
Dr. Kayla Fair, who has been with the School of Public Health for nearly five years, will now also serve as a scientist and Food and Drug Administration consumer safety officer. She will be stationed at the Dallas FDA district office.
May 15, 2024
Karen Smith wanted to return to school. After a lengthy conversation about the Department of Personalized Health and Well-Being’s Lifestyle Health Sciences and Coaching program, she found an academic home — completely online.
May 15, 2024
As the President and CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall has made history as the first black female to lead an NBA franchise. Her leadership and business acumen are evident in the team's success on and off the court.
May 15, 2024
Dr. Alzyoud's research focuses on understanding human balance, particularly how sitting balance impairment following neuromuscular injuries affects recovery and activity. And whether the use of high-fidelity simulation experiences can improve skills...
May 16, 2024
Over the past three years, this dynamic, high-achieving trio has supported and encouraged each other through shared experiences and a special connection – a connection that will continue far beyond law school.
May 16, 2024
The School of Public Health at HSC, collaborated with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health to bring public health advocates together both virtually and in-person. The event focused on future community partnerships with public...
May 16, 2024
A former Fort Worth tactical medic, a first-gen college student graduating as an osteopathic physician, a labor and delivery nurse, and a couple becoming physical therapists are just some of the inspirational students walking the stage at Wednesday's...
May 17, 2024
Also known as “reverse commerce” or “circularity” is the practice of selling previously owned goods, including clothing and other apparel, through physical and online platforms. It is becoming popular as an eco-friendly, sustainable option.
May 20, 2024
UNT Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science (EMDS) is conducting research that could transform the way DFW and Denton area residents receive and respond to severe weather alerts.
May 20, 2024
Ethan Gillis, a senior at the University of North Texas, recently was appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as the student regent on the UNT System Board of Regents.
May 20, 2024
To improve his chances of acceptance to TCOM, Hughes applied to the Master of Science in Medical Science program in HSC’s School of Biomedical Sciences.
May 20, 2024
She’ll be celebrating some major accomplishments: earning a Master of Science in Clinical Research Management from the School of Biomedical Sciences and her recent acceptance into medical school at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
May 20, 2024
She spent time getting patient care experience as a clinical trial coordinator. To strengthen her application even more she enrolled in HSC's School of Biomedical Sciences medical science program.
May 21, 2024
Next month, UNT Dallas is launching its first free summer program for incoming freshmen to ensure they are prepared for college-level coursework before the Fall semester begins on August 26.
May 22, 2024
“What drew me to academia was my background in teaching,” Gentry said. “I truly enjoy taking challenging and complex concepts and developing teaching materials that are meaningful and exciting for students.”
May 23, 2024
“This program allowed me to continue working as a lead medical assistant for a dermatology practice, while also being a full-time student despite living four hours away from the campus,” Easterling said.
May 23, 2024
At every stage of her journey, Davis Ehiogu has emerged as a guiding light in the field of public health. As she prepares to graduate, she stands as a living testament to the power of perseverance and the profound impact of individual commitment...
May 24, 2024
Miller is excited to leave a mark on rural health care in South Dakota. For her, health care leadership and administration are more than a career choice—they are profound callings deeply ingrained in since childhood.
May 28, 2024
UNTHSC’s College of Nursing is offering nursing scholarships and awards that may cover up to 100% of out-of-pocket tuition costs for its first nursing students, continuing the UNT System’s commitment to affordable education.
May 28, 2024
Grad student, Angelica Gossett-Azbell got her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice. The Oak Cliff native grew up in the Child Protective Services system. Gossett-Azbell said both her parents spent time in and out of prison for drug-related crimes.
May 28, 2024
UNT System Board of Regents recently approved the tenure of four distinguished faculty members at HSC at Fort Worth. The approved faculty members are: Zhengyang Zhou, Nicole Phillips, Dorata Stankowska, and Cheryl Thaxton.
May 28, 2024
The UNT Dallas Spring 2024 class, in an impressive display of generosity, made a record-breaking contribution to the university's Senior Giving Campaign. The fundraising project plays a crucial role in supporting our current and future students.
May 29, 2024
UNT BioDiscovery Institute (BDI) kicked off summer break with its inaugural BioDiscovery Research Expo May 15. The day featured nearly 50 student researchers as well as invited professionals from the biotechnology industry.
May 29, 2024
More than a decade ago, Charles Amankwa was beginning a new career as a community pharmacist in Ghana, his home country, when he met a patient who would change the trajectory of his career.
May 30, 2024
The Faculty Achievement Award allows each school to nominate candidates who exemplify excellence in teaching, research, service, leadership, and the values of the university. Dr. Stacey Griner from the School of Public Health was overwhelmingly nominated...
May 30, 2024
With steel and concrete structures rising, machinery moving, and workers laboring, the construction of a $100 million state-of-the-art STEM building at UNT Dallas is progressing. Is expected to open for the spring 2026 semester.
May 30, 2024
A first-of-its-kind conference held on March 29, 2024 by the UNT Dallas Center for Socioeconomic Mobility Through Education. Seventy seven people attended, including students, faculty, staff and guest speakers.
May 31, 2024
UNT's all-female team plays Valorant at national esports competitions. Formed in 2023, the all-femme team includes students Brenda Cervantes, Hannah Block, Kelly Thuy Lam, Shelby Fay Wolfe, Mahwiyat Anwar and Maryann Luong.
May 31, 2024
Though her title is administrative coordinator, she has taken on multiple roles during her tenure in the Physician Assistant Studies department, including calling the program’s first students to tell them they’d been accepted.
May 31, 2024
In recognition of Dr. Eun-Young Mun's work and its impact, the UNT System Board of Regents has awarded Mun with a rare academic distinction as Regents Professor. She is the second SPH professor to receive this honor in the school’s 25-year history.
June 03, 2024
The new division will be co-chaired by Dr. Sajid Surve, TCOM’s assistant dean of osteopathic recognition and director of osteopathic education, and Dr. Yein Lee, an associate professor in the Department of Family and Osteopathic Manipulative Medici...
June 05, 2024
HSC’s College of Pharmacy is celebrating a remarkable achievement in its short, 11-year history: The program has secured a record-breaking 95% residency match rate for its students who graduated in May with a Doctor of Pharmacy.
June 05, 2024
A delegation of five representatives from Hampton University visited HSC's campus on Friday. This is the first time Hampton University representatives have met with any HSC leaders. The meeting served as exploration for pathways between universities....
June 06, 2024
In recognition of his outstanding leadership, dedication and service, Dr. White, a 1977 graduate, was selected as the recipient of the American Osteopathic College of Radiology Gold Medal for Distinguished Service.
June 06, 2024
Finding a major wasn’t clear-cut for recent University of North Texas alum James Jenkins (’24). He tried out three before he finally found the right fit in electrical engineering with the U.S. Dept. of Defense SMART program.
June 07, 2024
After a national search to find the next president of Texas’ third-largest institution of higher education, the UNT System Board of Regents announced the selection of Dr. Harrison Keller.
June 07, 2024
The HSC School of Health Professions is excited to announce three new staff members in the dean’s office. Christa Lo joins as associate dean. Whitney Johannessen comes in as the director of program effectiveness. Samantha Green as business manager....
June 07, 2024
A legend of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law will retire on June 30. Ernest “Ernie” Higginbotham has been the leader of the law school's Judge Louis A. Bedford Jr. Mentorship Program for nearly a decade.
June 10, 2024
Representatives from 10 North Texas organizations are coming together with one common goal: reduce the burden of asthma in children. Interested community members are welcome to attend the free summit. The summit will take place this Wednesday.
June 11, 2024
Storytelling in pursuit of connection, change and cultural preservation is at the heart of three creative research projects being pursued by University of North Texas professors as the 2024-25 Institute for the Advancement of the Arts Faculty Fellows...
June 13, 2024
Four students will participate in the highly respected international competition. This is the second year a UNT Dallas College of Law team has competed, and the second year to advanced from the Written Rounds to the Oral Rounds of the event.
June 14, 2024
UNT Dallas College of Law 2024 graduate Zoe Kiraly and her father, John, a 2019 graduate, share a special relationship. More than parent and child, they both earned their law degrees from UNT Dallas – and only five years apart.
June 17, 2024
Sarang Goel and Ramya Motati, from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, have been named as national 2024 Goldwater Scholars for their work in the fields of artificial intelligence and solvation chemistry.
June 18, 2024
A celebration of Juneteenth has been nearly a decade in the making. Howard began this journey with a much smaller footprint in mind. But given Juneteenth's growing popularity and awareness, those plans have been scaled significantly.
June 18, 2024
A self-paced, online Pharmacy Technician Preparation Course is now being offered through UNT HSC at Fort Worth. Recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, the online course takes six to 12 weeks. Admission to HSC is not required.
June 20, 2024
A group of experts from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth partnered with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care to write a “Care for Aging Patients in the Correctional Setting” position statement.
June 20, 2024
HSC’s pro bono PT program, since 2023, aims to serve underserved populations with high-quality care despite limited resources. It is a testament to the power of compassion and expertise, providing essential physical recovery and mobility to those...
June 21, 2024
Ancelmo Mojarro knew he wanted to be a physical therapist early. Mojarro’s story is not just about academic achievement but about perseverance, sacrifice and the unwavering pursuit of a dream against all odds.
June 24, 2024
Homelessness. Addiction. Incarceration. Those are just three examples of how mental health intersects with the criminal justice system. UNT Dallas is leading the way to empower leaders who can implement solutions to those challenges.
June 24, 2024
For Dr. Nicole Phillips, assistant professor in HSC’s School of Biomedical Sciences, it all started six years ago with a Peloton in her living room. Three years later she got the itch to take her love of cycling to “real life” as she calls it.
June 24, 2024
The School of Public Health center provides essential certification and education to the rapidly growing workforce of community health workers and empowers communities grappling with inadequate access to care and limited follow-up resources.
June 25, 2024
Constance B. Hilliard, an African evolutionary historian in UNT’s Department of History, found that certain illnesses common in many Black American communities — like hypertension and kidney disease — may be explained by unique genetic variatio...
June 26, 2024
Have you ever seen how veterinarians give a giraffe eye drops or wondered if human medicines work on animals? That’s what second-year College of Pharmacy students from HSC at Fort Worth recently learned at the Fort Worth Zoo.
June 26, 2024
The ambush of Judge Kocurek after a high school football game wasn’t the first nor the last time a judge had been targeted at the local, state or federal level. But now, these kinds of threats and attacks are happening more often than ever.
June 27, 2024
UNT is making significant strides in supporting transfer students with the help of its Transfer Center. UNT’s institutional research reveals that 68% of its 2017 transfer cohort achieved this milestone of transfer students earning a bachelor’s...
June 28, 2024
Thaxton, who serves as associate dean/chair for graduate studies and professor for The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s College of Nursing, is one of five fellows from Texas.
July 01, 2024
Dr. Darrius Douglas was named vice provost of enrollment management at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth and will start July 29. He recently served as dean of enrollment management at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
July 01, 2024
Dr. Keller, former commissioner and chief executive officer of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, becomes the seventeenth president of UNT. He succeeds Dr. Neal Smatresk who became president of UNT in 2014.
July 01, 2024
House calls are often necessary for patients who have an illness or injury that prevents them from coming to a clinic, or those with transportation challenges. The HSC Health House Calls program is a service of the HSC Health Center for Older Adults.
July 02, 2024
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s new College of Nursing has moved its fall application deadline to July 15 to give more nurses time to join the inaugural class. Fall classes for both programs start Aug. 19.
July 02, 2024
Inspired by her volunteer work with the American Red Cross during that crisis, she then returned to the U.S. She completed a bachelor’s degree in emergency administration and planning and a Master of Public Administration from UNT.
July 03, 2024
As society continues to strive to reduce its reliance on petroleum, we look towards substitutions not only as fuel sources, but also to redefine the petroleum products we are in contact with every day.
July 03, 2024
The University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business is proud to announce the Department of Supply Chain Management has been ranked #4 in the prestigious Gartner Supply Chain University Top 25 Rankings for 2024.
July 05, 2024
As typical day for Crawley involves personalized one-on-one coaching sessions tailored to each client’s needs. Drawing from her education in nutrition, exercise science, and behavioral change strategies, she creates holistic wellness plans.
July 08, 2024
UNT students and faculty from the Department of Political Science's Castleberry Peace Institute traveled to Colombia as part of an ongoing research. Their work focuses on reconciliation and reintegration of former combatants back into their society.
July 09, 2024
Lindsey is a mother of three beginning medical school, Scott is 72 years old and legally blind. The two aren’t related, but have become forever linked and tethered through TCOM alum Reid Golden, in more ways than one could possibly imagine.
July 09, 2024
He credits HSC’s physical therapy program for his career in sports physical therapy residency at Children’s Health Andrews Institute and more. The program equipped him with essential skills plus follow his passion for sports physical therapy.
July 09, 2024
Currently immersed in a rigorous sports residency programs at Johns Hopkins and IMG Academy, Randy Cornejo, DPT, is paving the way towards a future at Texas Children’s Hospital as a sports clinical specialist, slated to begin this fall.
July 09, 2024
The novel arrangement between the UNT Dallas School of Education and Dallas ISD builds on an existing relationship to prepare university students for real-world situations so they are career-ready upon graduation.
July 10, 2024
UNT offers the only in-person Bachelor of Business Administration for financial planning in Texas. The program is registered by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, providing a unique and marketable career path.
July 10, 2024
The new College of Nursing at UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth has launched three graduate certificate programs and a microcredential − short, affordable and intensive programs designed to train in specific areas of acute need.
July 10, 2024
When Dr. Akpedje “Serena” Dossou was a just a teenager in Lome, Togo, two of her grandparents were diagnosed with cancer. Despite her family’s efforts to ensure they received the best possible care they both passed away before she graduated...
July 11, 2024
Under CMS’ Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model, HSC Health and other participants will be building dementia care programs across the country, working to increase care coordination and improve services.
July 12, 2024
With a mission to provide premier educational programs for children, the Elm Fork Education Center is celebrating 25 years of its work at UNT. The center is located in the Environmental Education, Science & Technology Building.
July 15, 2024
The UNT Dallas College of Law's Dean Ed Hart contributed toward publishing costs. UNT Press published 'Desire to Serve.' Johnson, known by many as EBJ, was a visionary leader and pioneering public servant, achieved many historic firsts.
July 15, 2024
Call him a modern version of an old-school family physician who is taking health care directly to the streets of Fort Worth. That’s what Dr. Saverine, a 2016 graduate of the TCOM at HSC, is doing for those most in need.
July 15, 2024
Susanna W. had severe lower back pain after giving birth to her daughter Lily. Despite trying various treatments, she found relief through HSC at Fort Worth’s Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine clinic, recommended by a friend.
July 16, 2024
The grant is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is expected to continue for 5 years and to total $5 million. It is designed to enhance health care for older adults. The funding will address the growing needs of older adults.