Higher Education

South African Ambassador, UNT Dallas Discuss Power of Education
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Wed, Jun 22, 2016 - 12:41pm

His Excellency Ambassador Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, visited the University of North Texas at Dallas on June 22, 2016 to learn about the university and its mission to empower, transform and strengthen. The Ambassador said he was glad to be on campus as "education is something dear to me personally. In the words of Nelson Mandela, education is the most powerful tool to change the world.”

President Bob Mong received the guests with Dr. Daniel Edelman, CFO and Executive Vice President of Administration and other members of his Cabinet.

H.E. Ambassador Mahlangu was...

Student Uses National Science Foundation Fellowship to Research Political Violence
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Fri, Jun 24, 2016

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Martin Muñoz, a political science and international studies major, has earned a fellowship through the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program to study civil conflict management and peace science at the University of North Texas this summer.

Muñoz, who will be a senior at the University of South Dakota in the fall, is researching civil-military relations and political violence in Colombia and his native country, Peru, as part of his honors research thesis. Over a period of eight weeks, he will work with senior faculty at the program’s host university to develop...

UNT Logistics at 20: Center grows as recognition increases
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Fri, Jun 17, 2016 - 3:24pm

By Robert Francis

UNT Logistics

 Ranked fifth globally based on faculty publishing

 Seventh largest undergraduate program in the U.S.

 Fastest growing program nationally over the last 8 years

 National Logistics Challenge 6X National Champions

 All LSCM sections taught afternoon or evenings, leaving morning free for other courses or employment

 $227,751 in scholarships awarded to LSCM students since 1997

 Required paid internship

 Current employment opportunities: Five local jobs for each available graduate

 Graduates automatically qualify for...

Two students conduct civil rights research in Corpus Christi
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Wed, Jun 15, 2016 - 5:00am

By Julie Garcia

 

Becky Moeller said many of today's civil rights and labor battles were being fought 30 years ago.

Shortly after Moeller graduated from high school in the late 1960s, a different war raged on the country's public restrooms, she said.

"They're using the same hokey arguments today that they used in the (Equal Rights Amendment) argument. (They said) if the ERA passes than men and women will share the bathroom," the former Texas AFL-CIO union president said. "It's that fear that (opponents) are coming up with now. They prey on other peoples' fears."

The Corpus Christi native...

North Central Texas College vice president to visit campus June 8 in bid for position here
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Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Dr. Billy C. Roessler, one of three finalists in the running for the position of vice president of student success at this college, will visit this college June 8 and speak to students, faculty and staff.

Roessler is vice president of student services and enrollment management at North Central Texas College in Gainesville, and has been in that position for the last five years.

He will give a presentation of student success initiatives 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Fiesta Room of Loftin Student Center and lead an open forum 2-3 p.m. in Room 120 of the visual arts center.

A pizza lunch and open discussion will...