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Health/Science
7:30 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Forensic Investigators Go Nano

This nanomanipulator detects and analyzes chemicals on the nanoscale.
Lauren Silverman KERA News

New technology out of Texas is making it harder for criminals to cover their tracks. A University of North Texas chemistry professor has created a device for the U.S. Department of Justice to analyze the tiny particles of inks, paints, and other materials criminals use to create counterfeit documents. It's called a nanomanipulator.

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Education
6:52 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

For First-Generation College Students, Getting There Is Just The Start

Ariel Sanders and Jeniece Madison
Dianna Douglas

Going off to college seems like the American dream for first-generation, low-income students. But not if they drop out with loads of debt a few years later. 

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Education
7:06 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Following Financial Scandal, New UNT President Promises Solid Fiscal Footing

UNT President Neal Smatresk addressing faculty, staff, students, guests and visitors at his, and the school's, first ever state of the university address.
University of North Texas

The rookie University of North Texas president gave the school’s first ever State of the University speech on Wednesday, and immediately tackled the budget problems.  

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Politics
8:51 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Davis Zeroes In On The Under-30 Vote With University Rallies

Davis zeroed in on the campus vote as she held rallies at five universities this week.
Shelley Kofler KERA News

This week Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis visited university campuses as they touted their plans for improving higher education.

But their styles couldn’t have been more different.

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Education
3:55 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

For UNT Quintuplets, It's College Times Five

From left, Enna and Maria look on as Emilio, George and John Diaz move into their dorm room at the University of North Texas.
Gary Payne University of North Texas

More than 4,000 students arrived at the University of North Texas this week before classes begin, and said their goodbyes to proud and nervous parents. Five of those kids belong to one couple from Keller.

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Texas News
9:44 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Texas Drones Built To Save Lives

UNT researchers created a drone that disperses a Wi-Fi signal up to three kilometers.
Lauren Silverman KERA News

Drones have gotten international notoriety because of their ability to take out bad guys (and, at times, bystanders). Sometimes, they’re described as killing machines. But drones can also save lives.

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The High Five
7:36 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Holy Cow! Macaulay Culkin's Band, The Pizza Underground, Is Coming To Dallas

Macaulay Culkin during his younger years.
Fan Pop

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Macaulay Culkin’s band is coming to Dallas; UNT scores big in the Heart of Dallas Bowl; the top Texas albums of 2013, and more:

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Education
11:44 am
Thu December 12, 2013

UNT Selects Neal Smatresk, A Nevada College President, As Its Next Leader

Neal Smatresk will be the new president of UNT.
UNT

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents voted unanimously today to name Neal Smatresk president of UNT.

Smatresk succeeds V. Lane Rawlins, who announced in March that he would retire at the end of the year.

Rawlins will stay on until Feb. 3, when Smatresk will start work.

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Education
8:13 am
Thu November 21, 2013

UNT Students Make Rap Video That Goes Viral: 'School So Fly That The Haters Don't Stop'

The University of North Texas in Denton has produced a rap video that’s been watched more than 30,000 times on YouTube.
YouTube/UNT

UNT is one mean green rappin' machine.

The University of North Texas in Denton has produced a rap video that’s been watched more than 30,000 times on YouTube.

In UNT Rap Anthem, UNT students trash other North Texas schools: “Take a lesson from this mean green master. These other Texas schools are like a natural disaster.”

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The High Five
7:04 am
Thu November 21, 2013

UNT Produces Viral Rap Video: 'School So Fly That The Haters Don't Stop'

The University of North Texas has produced a rap video that’s been watched more than 30,000 times on YouTube.
YouTube/UNT

Five stories that have North Texas talking: UNT produces a rap video; a Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade; Sulphur Springs is home to one of America’s best bathrooms, and more.

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