Nicholas D. and Anna G. Ricco Ethics Scholarship Fund

January 2013

This Nick and Anna Ricco Ethics Scholarship Fund has been created to promote intellectual debate and discussion on ethics as related to the applicant’s focus of study at the University of North Texas. It is intended to stimulate the applicants to new heights of reasoning and self-discipline. The...

Incubator to Provide UNT Students with App Development Opportunities

January 2013

UNT students seeking to gain experience in mobile applications development will soon have a new resource to find project ideas. The App Development Incubator will bring students, multi-disciplinary faculty, and industry together to learn about app development while creating real-world software....

New York Times Column Mentions UNT Researcher's Project

January 2013

A New York Times column on computers and humor recognition mentions research by Rada Mihalcea, Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, on computational models for humor recognition or generation. Read the NYT column on her work, "Making Computers Laugh:...

Philanthropic Support Helps Engineering Students Focus on Academics

January 2013

Since 2010, Research In Motion (RIM), best known for revolutionizing wireless communication with the introduction of the BlackBerry, has provided UNT's College of Engineering with funding to support undergraduate and graduate scholarships and research projects. Jennifer Williams is a...

National Science Foundation Grant to Provide Scholarships for Doctoral Students

January 2013

A nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide scholarships for doctoral students to study cyber security and information assurance in UNT’s College of Engineering, College of Business and College of Information. The new program builds on UNT’s leadership as one of only...