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Speaker to discuss access to learning for people with disabilities

The University of North Texas Discovery Series will feature a speaker who addresses educational access for people with disabilities. The series presentation is at noon on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Rm. G 150 at UNT Discovery Park, 3940 N. Elm St.

A live stream will be online

Mohamed Jemni will talk about accessibility to learning for people with disabilities. Jemni is a professor of computer science at the University of Tunis in Tunisia. He will discuss the basic concepts of electronic accessibility with a focus on access to internet content....

UNT music professor caps year of milestones with Carnegie concert

Jeff Bradetich is having a year of milestones. The University of North Texas Regents Professor of Double Bass turned 60, his double bass turned 250 years old and he marked his 50th years playing double bass, the largest string instrument in the orchestra pit.

He just saw the competition his foundation launched stage its second international solo bass competition, and his summer strings institute turned 30.

Bradetich will celebrate the milestones with an 8 p.m. concert on Friday, Nov. 17 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. UNT visiting professor Christoph Hammer will accompany him on...

New director selected for UNT Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Stephanie Reinke, a former lecturer at the University of North Texas, is now the director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 

The institute was founded in 2009 as the Emeritus College and hosts lifelong learning programs for adults who are at least 50 years old. Currently, there are 120 programs at UNT, the UNT New College in Frisco and at Robson Ranch, a retirement community on the outskirts of Denton.

Before moving into the position, Reinke worked in the College of Education's Department of Teacher Education and Administration.

UNT professor earns conservation award

The Wildlife Society of Mexico will award Ricardo Rozzi, a professor at the University of North Texas, with the 2017 Enrique Beltran Prize for the Conservation of Natural Resources. 

Rozzi, a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, conducts environmental ethics and conservation research. He also co-founded the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, based out of his home country in Chile.

The prize was presented during the 2017 International Congress for Natural Resources, in conjunction with the International Council on Natural Resources. The prize, named for the founder of the Mexican...

Higher education hub in Denton being pitched for Amazon HQ2

With two universities in Denton and a combined total of more than 50,000 students enrolled in those higher-education institutions, the North Texas city — often referred to by Dentonites as the "little D" — may have a shot at winning Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN)'s proposed HQ2.

Amazon is hunting for a site to put its second North American headquarters campus, which has every major metro in North America competing for the honor, and the economic impact, of the e-commerce giant's...

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