The University of North Texas is among the first group of U.S. higher education institutions selected to receive grants as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative. During the announcement in Washington, D.C., Secretary of State John Kerry revealed the four U.S. higher education institutions selected for the grants.
DENTON, TX – The University of North Texas received a shipment of 50 BigBelly Solar sets on Monday, June 2. The We Mean Green Fund, a student environmental service fee, and UNT Facilities purchased the solar compactors as part of a new recycling standard taking effect across UNT’s Denton campus this fall.
Story by: Leslie Wimmer
Studying aquatic insects in the Appalachian Mountains, releasing threatened quail populations into sustainable environments, and sampling mosquitos for West Nile virus are all experiences students in UNT's Bachelor of Science in Ecology for Environmental Science degree program didn't expect to have before they graduated.
UNT was the first university in the Dallas-Fort Worth region to offer an ecology for environmental science degree for undergraduates, and the program's first three students graduated on May 10. Students in the program gain hands-on experience in laboratories and in the field, which is vital to their education and future careers.