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Ph.D. student, Michael Jones (Wilson), is featured in UNT video showcasing McNair Scholars.

Ph.D. student, Michael Jones (Wilson) is featured in UNT video showcasing McNair Scholars.  Check out the full video

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Dr. Guido Verbeck featured on KERA

Dr. Guido Verbeck was featured on KERA as part of their Art and Seek program:  http://www.artandseek.org/event.php?id=50015

Metabolic Science in Art
A Juried Student Exhibition at the Intersection of Metabolic Science and Art November 8 - 23, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday, November 8, 6-7:30pm

UNT on the Square
109 North Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
Artists:
Ivonne Acero, Michael Centeno, Paul Cauthen, Amy Fillipp, Aaron Flynn, Evan Lewis, Caitlin Odneal, Khristyn Parra, Angelo Rosendo, Adam Rowlett,, Ryan Smith, Quynh Tran, Melody Vaughan, and Jon Vogt

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm & 1-5pm.
Thursday Extended hours until 8pm.
Saturday 11am-3pm.
Sunday: Closed

This exhibition shows creative responses to research in metabolic science.  The Jurors, Dr. Guido Verbeck in the Department of Chemistry and Andrew DeCaen in the Department of Studio Art have organized students around this theme in an effort to promote interdisciplinary cooperation, cross-pollination of ideas and collaboration from different disciplines.  Students were encouraged to create new ways of understanding by responding to the difficult information surrounding metabolic processes and disorders such as diabetes.  Scholarships for a selection of the students showing in the exhibition will be announced at the reception.

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Robyn Ford (Mason) awarded the 2013 ACS Southwest Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching

Congratulations to Robyn Ford, Ph.D. student with Dr. Diana Mason, who has been selected to receive the 2013 ACS Southwest Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education.  Robyn will be recognized at an awards luncheon at the 2013 ACS Southwest Regional Meeting, November 16-19 in Waco. 

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Balloons Bursting in Air and More Fun with Chemistry

Mean Green Chemistry Demo Team Presents for National Chemistry Week October 20, 2013 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm

The Mean Green Chemistry Demo team presents fun and exciting chemical demonstrations guaranteed to knock your socks off!  Attend this exciting and engaging presentation of how matter produces energy that can be seen, felt, smelled, and heard.  Be amazed by Color is a Many Splendid Thing, Fire in the Jug, the Mason Dot Burn, Mean Green Foam Machine, Fire and Ice, Exploding Balloons, and more!

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Dr. Tom Cundari wins 2013 UNT Research Leadership Award

This award is given to a full-time University faculty member whose research excellence and leadership at UNT has made substantial contribution to their respective discipline and achieved national and/or international recognition.  The receipient receives a prize of $5,000, a plaque commemorating the achievement, and recognition at variousl university venues. 

Learn more about the award and Dr. Cundari's accomplishments at:  http://facultysuccess.unt.edu/research-leadership-award

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Dr. Angela Wilson wins 2013 UNT Faculty Leadership Award and 2013-15 Decker Scholar Award

The UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award acknowledges a faculty member who makes a significant impact on the academic enterprise through innovative initiatives, leadership and service.

Learn more about the two awards and Dr. Wilson's accomplishments at:  http://northtexan.unt.edu/content/unt-faculty-members-shine-teachers-mentors-and-scholars?homepage=1

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Dr. Francis D'Souza Named 2013 Distinguished Research Professor at UNT

Francis D'Souza, professor of chemistry, has been named a 2013 Distinguished Research Professor. The purpose of this prestigious award is to recognize tenured faculty at the rank of professor who have achieved a truly exceptional record of creative activities or research productivity and who demonstrate a record of continued extraordinary productivity. Dr. D'Souza will receive the 2013-2014 Distinguished Research designation at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner and Ceremony, September 27, 2013 at Apogee Stadium.

Learn more about the award and Dr. D'Souza's accomplishments at:  http://facultysuccess.unt.edu/faculty-awards/francis-dsouza-2013-distinguished-research-professor

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