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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.

College to offer new public health degree program

The University of North Texas College of Education will soon offer a bachelor’s degree in public health. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the degree, helping UNT to fill a critical need in the field of health.

Nauright named chair of UNT KHPR department

John Nauright, an internationally recognized and award winning scholar specializing in sports as related to culture, economics and ethnicity, has been named professor and chair of the University of North Texas' Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation, housed in the College of Education.

COE students place in national research competition


left to right, Todd Kettler; Mattie Oveross, first place in the non-doctoral research in progress category; Luke Hurst, second place in the doctoral research in progress category; Dianna Mullet, first place in the doctoral research in progress category; and Anne Rinn-McCann.

COE student advising team makes holiday donation to UNT alumna’s charity


Staff members from the UNT College of Education Student Advising Office with Sarah Nejdl (far left in purple).

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