Students, faculty featured in UNT's 2014 Research Magazine

Fulbright Awards: Marc Cutright

Several UNT researchers received Fulbright grants in 2013-14. Marc Cutright, associate professor of higher education and director of UNT’s Higher Education Development Initiative, traveled to Uganda as a Fulbright Scholar. At Uganda Martyrs University, he taught graduate students and further developed a “work college” concept, in which all students work part-time on keeping the college running, thus reducing costs and permitting more accessible tuition. He also worked on a project addressing the Ph.D. shortage in sub-Saharan Africa. More

Allied Health: Jean Keller

A unique partnership of UNT, the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth and area community colleges is helping to improve diversity in allied health professions, especially in the physical therapy field. M. Jean Keller, UNT professor of kinesiology, health promotion and recreation and a newly elected fellow of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, is the principal investigator for the Allied Health Pathways program. More

Autism Training

A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education is funding UNT’s Project STArT — Systematic Training for Autism Teachers — which will provide full scholarships and on-the-job coaching to special education teachers seeking master’s degrees in special education with a concentration in autism intervention. More

Student Researchers: Rania Salman

Salman, a doctoral student in teacher education and administration, was awarded a scholarship from Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, for her dissertation research, "The (Mis)Representation of the Middle East and Its People in Elementary School Social Studies Textbooks: A Postcolonial Analysis." More

Faculty Researchers: E. Whitney Moore

Moore’s expertise is in exercise prescription and the psychological aspects of physical activity. Her primary goal is to find ways to help coaches and teachers maximize their motivational impact, so that youth participate in and enjoy physical activity. More