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Littrell, UNT players acknowledge weight of game against SMU

Seth Littrell has coached against SMU just once since he arrived at North Texas a little more than a year ago.

That was more than enough for Littrell to fully comprehend just how important the game is to the Mean Green's fans and supporters.

UNT will take on one of its oldest and fiercest rivals Saturday at Ford Stadium in Dallas.

"I absolutely understand how important this game is," Littrell said. "It should be. It's a school right down the road and is a great rivalry. It's always great to be a part of these games. That is why you play college football — the fans, the energy and excitement....

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New director named for PACCAR Technology Institute 

Anupama Kaul, from the University of Texas at El Paso, is the new leader at the PACCAR Technology Institute, a research center through UNT's College of Engineering. 

The institute was founded in 2006 as a research unit to focus on engineering research with help from other disciplines. As its director, Kaul said she hopes the center will become a leader in nanotechnology and mechanical engineering. 

"I am enthusiastic about working with the exceptional faculty and students in the College of Engineering and am eager to engage in...

Where off-campus living is most and least expensive

College students will be returning to their dorms in massive numbers nationwide this time of year. Near many universities located on the coasts, such as Stanford, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Georgetown University and many others, returning students will be paying over-market rates for their leases, which typically last between nine months and a year.

“Tuition for many colleges and universities is soaring, forcing students and their families to utilize single-family rentals (SFRs) and other living situations off-campus,” says Steve Hovland, director of research for HomeUnion. “To minimize living...

Groundbreaking probiotic study on leaky gut published in world journal

A groundbreaking study published in The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, demonstrates the unprecedented effects of the proprietary, bacillus, multi-spore probiotic formulation (using strains found in Just Thrive Probiotic) on the gut, its structure and function, as well as its connection to the immune system and the brain.

Using Metabolic Endotoxemia as a measure of intestinal permeability and chronic immune activation, Microbiome Labs commissioned the University of North Texas to conduct a study on...

International enrollments: From flat to way down

After years in which American universities enjoyed steady growth in numbers of foreign students, many institutions expect international enrollments to be flat or down -- in some cases significantly -- this fall.

In interviews with officials at about two dozen universities, no consistent, unifying trends emerge, but some are reporting a slowdown in the flow of students from China and declines in graduate students from India, two countries that together account for nearly half of all international students in the U.S. Universities also continue to feel the effects of the...

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