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UNT doctorate student named 2017 Tillman Scholar

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/22/2017 - 1:18pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas Elizabeth Burgin a doctorate student at the University of North Texas has been named a 2017 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.

In recognition of their service, leadership and potential, the newly selected class of scholars will receive more than $1.1 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education goals.

UNT doctoral student awarded $20,000 fellowship

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:20am

University of North Texas doctoral student Ana Guadalupe Reyes has been selected for a $20,000 fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Reyes is a doctoral student in the College of Education counseling program specializing in equine-assisted psychotherapy and LGBTQ+ issues. As a National Board for Certified Counselors fellow, she will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations.

Brothers journey from Jordan in pursuit of Ph.D. at UNT

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:50am

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — It’s hard to miss the striking resemblance between Omar and Khaled Almahmoud, but their similarities don’t stop on the surface. Right now the brothers are both at the University of North Texas – both are working on doctoral degrees and both are studying mechanical and energy engineering.

UNT graduate programs ranked in top 25 by U.S. News & World Report

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:07pm

Five University of North Texas programs were recently ranked in the top 25 graduate degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Programs in the College of Information that were ranked in the top 25 are:

●Library and Information Studies — No. 20

●Health Librarianship — No. 7

●School Media Library — No. 10

UNT student awarded $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:02am

University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.

The fellowship offers grants to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career advancement.

Morton, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English, began working on a new book last year.

UNT students in Costa Rica learn to offset tourism’s harm to planet

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 2:53pm

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Sixteen University of North Texas students are using their know-how to ease tourism’s strain on the environment. The students, enrolled in a joint, two-year Master of Science in International Sustainable Tourism degree program, are researching ways to meet the needs of tourists and travel markets without compromising future resources.