The associate professor of educational psychology was elected president of the regional organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of research in education. She initiated a paperless system by offering the program schedule of the annual meeting as an app instead of a printed publication, and she is one of the founders of the junior faculty mentoring initiative for the association.
UNT and the organization entered into a partnership that will bring even more recognition to the contributions and accomplishments of African Americans in the cultural arts, such as Sarah Vaughan, Ruby Dee and Erykah Badu.
What's the best way to drop supplies such as water and cell phone batteries by air to people during disasters? UNT's College of Public Affairs and Community Service has teamed up with the company to identify novel approaches and determine their potential for success.
For three decades, researchers have pondered the Hispanic Mortality Paradox -- why Hispanics in the U.S. tend to outlive non-Hispanic whites by several years, despite having, in general, lower income and educational attainment levels that are associated with shorter lives.
Goodman, former associate vice president of enrollment and student services at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, leads the new division that is charged with improving the quality, quantity and diversity of UNT's student population.
The Distinguished Research Professor of biological sciences is the second UNT faculty member to earn the honor. The professional distinction is given to academic inventors who "have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society."