Three research projects from seven local high school students have gained the attention of the country’s top researchers in recent months.
After Pat Sukplang completed her doctorate in microbiology from the University of North Texas in 2000, she moved away and settled in Thailand. Now, she is back in Denton to celebrate the professor who helped her earn her doctoral degree, along with dozens of others of his former students for a reunion.
Approximately 90 Texas Woman’s University students assigned to Texas Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are having to relocate their “clinicals” to other health care and medical facilities because Presbyterian closed its campus to non-essential personnel Sunday, according to a statement issued Monday by TWU President Carine Feyten.
Lazarus Averbuch in 1908 Chicago. Jean Charles de Menezes in 2005 south London. Mike Brown in 2014 Ferguson. Novelist Aleksandar Hemon, the artist-in-residence at the University of North Texas Institute for the Advancement of the Arts, said he doesn’t have to strain to connect the three men.
The tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of the North Central Texas College women’s softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying to avoid the collision, federal investigators said Sunday.
The University of North Texas manipulated its payroll spending so that it received millions of extra dollars from the state over years — money the university should have to repay, according to an investigation from the State Auditor’s Office. The auditor’s office recommends that the Legislature require UNT to repay the state at least $75.6 million over the next 10 years.
To go with his cowboy boot collection, Robert Milnes now has a Texas-size belt buckle to complete his outfits. Milnes retired Thursday after spending eight years as dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, and one of his farewell gifts was a handmade belt buckle from his peers.
Carine Feyten, chancellor and president of Texas Woman’s University, has ice water dumped on her Thursday by students as she accepts the ALS Association’s ice bucket challenge. The challenge is a way to raise awareness and money for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Feyten accepted her challenge from David Hodge, president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Feyten has forwarded the challenge to Neal Smatresk, president of the University of North Texas, and Renu Khator, president of the University of Houston.