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UNT lands funding to launch Human Intelligence and Language Technologies Lab

The University of North Texas (UNT) recently landed funding from a private partner to develop new analytics techniques.

The funding comes from Lease Analytics and establishes the Human Intelligence and Language Technologies (HILT) Lab at the university, with the mission to develop new techniques for inferring meaning from specific images, words, phrases or sentences. Housed in the College of Engineering, HILT will study natural...

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New master's degree added

The College of Engineering has created an executive master's degree for the New College at Frisco: an executive master's in computer science. 

The degree is designed to teach working professionals about data science and cybersecurity. The program is also designed to give students the option to incorporate additional professional certifications and professional development credits. 

Those interested can apply now, with the first set of eight-week classes starting in the October. 

TAMS students researching before semester begins

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Six Health Benefits Of Reading Just A Few Minutes A Day

Reading is a lot like dark chocolate. It feels delicious and decadent while you're doing it, but there's no need to feel guilty for indulging. Both are full of benefits without downsides.

In fact, the more we dug into the perks of reading, the more blown away we were. From de-stressing to deciphering others' emotions, here's why reading is a must-do.

Reading turns on your brain.


Collaboration results with release of free e-books

The University of North Texas released more than 100 free e-books thanks to a $95,599 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities under the Humanities Open Book Program.

The release is part of a collaboration with the Texas State Historical Association and Oklahoma Historical Society. The e-books relate to the history of Texas and Oklahoma and are available through the UNT Portal to Texas History and Gateway to Oklahoma History. 

They were created from scans of out-of-print books contributed by the UNT Libraries, UNT Press, TSHA and OHS. Many of the books are in the public domain,...

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