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COE doctoral student earns research award

By Mary Murphy

The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America recently named UNT College of Education doctoral student Alan Chu as the recipient of its 2016 Graduate Student Research Award. Chu is an Educational Psychology major focusing on sport pedagogy.

This award is given to outstanding graduate students who have been chosen to present their research at the annual SHAPE America National Convention and Expo, this year set for April 5-9 in Minneapolis. Chu was selected out of more than 80 applicants.

Counseling’s Wilson named to national leadership position

Angie Wilson, assistant professor in the College of Education’s Counseling and Higher Education department, was recently named the 2016-17 secretary for the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC).

Recent COE doctoral grad earns scholar award from international organization

Sumreen Asim
Sumreen Asim, C&I doctoral grad

Sumreen Asim, a 2015 graduate of the College of Education's Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program, was recently awarded the 2016 Jhumki Basu Scholar Award by the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

UNT to expand low-cost autism services

The Kristin Farmer Autism Center at the University of North Texas has received a $167,000 grant to expand its low-cost autism services to additional families.

The grant, awarded by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, will allow the autism center to serve up to 28 families who may not be able to afford the costs of intensive autism treatment.

Students, faculty from COE Department of Counseling and Higher Education receive national awards

By Mary Murphy

The American Counseling Association recently announced its recipients for the annual ACA National Awards. This year, six out of 35 awards were presented to University of North Texas students and professors for their distinguished achievements.

COE faculty partner with U.S., Thai universities to assess math teaching methods

By Mary Murphy

The University of North Texas has partnered with several universities across the U.S. and in Thailand to conduct a long-term collaborative research project about the effectiveness of teaching mathematics in middle grades.

UNT listed among Tier One research universities in new report

The University of North Texas is ranked among the nation's 115 top-tier research universities, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ released Feb. 1.

This achievement is commonly considered the most significant step in the evolution of a research university and marks a key milestone in UNT's commitment toward national prominence.

Students from Chinese university learn new teaching skills at UNT

Students from China are learning new teaching strategies and methods at the University of North Texas' Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation in the College of Education, thanks to a unique student exchange partnership with a leading Chinese university.

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