A University of North Texas program called Project NEXUS is enhancing math and science teachers' skills and knowledge to help them more effectively teach middle school and high school students who are English language learners, thanks to a $985,000 Title III National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education. UNT was one of 101 universities across the country to receive the grant, which is funding 100 percent of the project.
The College of Education 2012 Dissertation Award winner is Dr. Mary Amanda "Mandy" Stewart for her dissertation titled: Social Networking, Workplace, and Entertainment Literacies: The Out-of–School Literate Lives of Newcomer Latina/o Adolescents. Dr. Carol Wickstrom, Associate Professor of Teacher Education & Administration, served as the major professor and committee members included Dr. Leslie Patterson, Retired Professor of Teacher Education & Administration, Dr.
The North Texas Regional P-16 College and Career Readiness Marketing Project, headquartered at the University of North Texas, will host a visit for 60 middle school students on May 3 to encourage participation in higher education as part of the state-wide celebration of GenTX day.
On April 25 the Bilingual/ESL Student Organization (BESO) received the UNT Mean Green Unity Organization Award, one of the 13 awards given at the Eagle Awards Ceremony. BESO, which is supported by the Bilingual/ESL Education Program in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration, is among the 350 student organizations that were eligible for this honor. Congratulations go to the students and their faculty sponsors who did the fine service and academic work that led to the award.
Experts from across the world will delve into parenting topics focusing on everyone from infants to grandparents in the University of North Texas' International Parent Education Conference, considered one of the nation's most prominent conferences on parenting.
Debra Cole ('00 M.Ed.), Austin :: released a new book, Pain Management Solutions: Managing Pain in Stages, in which she provides a holistic process to help patients address pain issues due to injury or medical conditions.