Jeanne Tunks, Associate Professor in Teacher Education and Administration, will receive the 2013 Claudia A. Balach Award at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco in April. She and her colleagues are being recognized for their action research study titled "Reading Non-Fiction Books as an Influencing Factor in Reading Achievement."
Dr. Marc Cutright, Associate Professor of Higher Education, has been named a Fulbright Scholar to Uganda for 2013-14. His primary appointment will be with Uganda Martyrs University, but he will also work and conduct research with the Inter-University Council for East Africa, the Uganda Management Institute, the National Council for Higher Education, and other higher-education-related entities. This scholarship enables Dr.
Higher Education Association Professor Marc Cutright, EdD, was quoted on February 21, 2013, in the Chronicle of Higher Education - the New York Times of higher education. The topic was the timely issue in higher education of "helicopter parents" -- those who "hover" over their children in college.
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Ron W. Wilhelm, Ph.D. was a professor in the department of Teacher Education and Administration at UNT's College of Education, where he taught courses in multicultural education, curriculum implementation and evaluation, and qualitative research methods for more than 21 years.
Calvin proposes workshop on work-life balance of graduate student parents
Victoria Calvin, ('05, M.S. '12) in Human Development and Family Studies, proposed a workshop for the National Council on Family Relations entitled: Striking a Balance and Need for Support: Work-life Balance Issues of Graduate Student Parents. The presentation was based on her master's capstone project with Dr. Arminta Jacobson.
Bullying, hazing, social media and other key issues of higher education will be discussed at this year's 17th Annual Texas Higher Education Law Conference at the University of North Texas. Featuring nationally renowned speakers, the two-day event is considered the premier higher education law conference in Texas.
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Development & Family Studies/Rehab Studies Career & Resource Fair
Tuesday, March 5
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Chestnut Hall 120 A&B
Event ID# 1640
From young love to long-lasting relationships, a courtship and marriage course at the University of North Texas explores romantic relationships and how they change across the life cycle.