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UNT on the Square's April exhibition displays paintings, drawings from art students

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:18pm

What: The UNT Painting and Drawing Show displays works from undergraduate and graduate students in the University of North Texas' College of Visual Arts and Design, one of the most comprehensive art programs in the South and Southwest.

When: April 3 (Friday) - April 30 (Thursday)

Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton

U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT's rehabilitation counseling program among top in nation

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:34pm

DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- The rehabilitation counseling program in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of North Texas has been ranked 15th in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report's newly released 2016 guidebook of Best Graduate Schools.

UNT play therapy conference trains clinicians in ways to strengthen parent-child relationships

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 2:30pm

What: Hosted by the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, a two-day workshop will train play therapists who provide mental health services to children and families. The workshop will fulfill partial prerequisite requirements toward certification as child-parent relationship therapy facilitators, as well as continuing education credits.

Research from UNT's Castleberry Peace Institute to be presented at UNT on the Square March 11

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:44am

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas faculty and graduate students will displays posters to illustrate their research conducted in UNT's Castleberry Peace Institute during a free program at UNT on the Square March 11 (Wednesday).

The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, located at 109 North Elm Street on the west side of the Denton Courthouse Square. The posters will illustrate the latest findings on the causes and consequences of violence and conflict around the world.

UNT students' documentaries to be shown at this month's Thin Line festival

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:57am

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Knowing that her great-grandfather, Zachary Taylor Faulkner, lived in Sunflower County, Mississippi, University of North Texas student Sharie Vance wondered if she was related to the state's most famous Faulkner – the writer William Faulkner, who lived three counties away in Oxford. In January 2013, Vance, a graduate student in UNT's Department of Media Arts, traveled with her father to find out more information about her great-grandfather.

UNT Creative Writing welcomes Darin Bradley to read from his novel "Chimpanzee"

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:42pm

What: Darin Bradley, a graduate of the University of North Texas' Creative Writing Program, will read from his novel "Chimpanzee." The Creative Writing program of UNT's Department of English is sponsoring the event.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 11 (Wednesday)

Where: Willis Library Forum, 1506 W. Highland St., Denton

Cost: Free

UNT psychologist, other researchers focusing on bosses' psychopathic traits, leadership

Submitted by ARM0033 (not verified) on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:46am

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- "Is your boss a slave-driving psycho?"

That was one of the taglines for the 2011 movie "Horrible Bosses," along with "Crazy Psycho Boss" and "Completely Incompetent Boss." "Horrible Bosses 2," a follow-up to the hit movie, opened last week.

Could an evaluation tool help employees to determine traits of psychopathy, including manipulation and ruthless exploitation of others, lack of conscience and feelings for others and impulsive and reckless behavior, in their supervisors?