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University slates autism conference July 25

The annual “Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference” is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, and registration is needed by Friday, July 17.

At the conference, specialists will talk about long-term care, how to help kids with autism be successful in school and how to improve social skills and awareness.

The conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the UNT Gateway Center. Registration is $95, and free child care is available. To register, visit


Student group finalist for chapter of the year

The UNT chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists is one of three nationwide nominated for Student Chapter of the Year.

The chapter was nominated because of activism on campus such as holding seminars that are open to the community and also taking environmental initiatives, like campus clean-up events.

At the NABJ 40th convention and career fair in August, the winning student chapter will be announced.