Student Uses National Science Foundation Fellowship to Research Political Violence

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

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

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...

Gov. Abbott Wants More Scientists; Wingz Launches Service At Dallas Airports; Unt Wins Enviornmental Award

Wed, May 11, 2016 - 10:08am

By Heather Noel

Every day, Dallas Innovates staffers scan websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three we thought you’d like:

In his recent visit to Dallas, Gov. Greg Abbott emphasized his mission to attract more scientists to Texas. It’s part of his effort to help Texas be more known for its life sciences rather than its oil and gas production. That means...