Design Your World Conference Inspires Girls to Explore STEM Careers

April 2016

Girls in grades 6 through 12, along with their parents and educators, learned more about the opportunities available in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields at the 2016 Design Your World conference, which took place April 2 at the University of North Texas (UNT). UNT Society of...

Four UNT TAMS students named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

April 2016

Four students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas have been named 2016 Goldwater Scholars. UNT leads Texas universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering with a total of 59 scholars named since...

UNT Student Learns How to Engineer Imagination During Internship at Disney

April 2016

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear someone talk about Walt Disney World? Is it Mickey Mouse? What about a princess? Maybe you just think of Walt Disney. When I hear the word “Disney,” I think of an amazing experience. I spent seven months in Orlando, Fla., for an internship at...

UNT Engineer's Research Looks Beyond Paint, Metals and Ceramics

April 2016

A UNT materials scientist is investigating a secret underneath the final layer of paint on Alessandro Allori's Portrait of Grand Duchess Bianca Capello de Medici with Her Son. The portrait, which was painted more than 500 years ago, is one piece of a story about a controversial royal family....