Student Awarded $10,000 Scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation

December 2013

Joshua Urbanovsky of Granbury, a University of North Texas student in the College of Business and College of Engineering, was honored as one of the state’s top business students at the Texas Business Hall of Fame 31st Annual Induction Dinner Nov. 14 in San Antonio. Urbanovsky earned a $10,000...

Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, 2006 graduate of the College of Engineering

November 2013

Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, a 2006 graduate of the College of Engineering from Keller, died Nov. 17. Viola, 29, was stationed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He died when an improvised explosive device detonated. The U.S. Army Special Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. reported...

UNT Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious NSF Grant to Research Gaps in Sustainability Knowledge

November 2013

Yong Tao, chair of UNT's Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to identify gaps in sustainability knowledge and better understand human behavior related to sustainability. Tao received $652,846 as part of the National Science...

UNT Researcher Developing Location-based Social Media Search Function

November 2013

Yan Huang, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is developing a location-based social media search function that will allow users to search for and find more information about events around them than ever before. Read more about Yan Huang and the research on...