UNT's Science Education Research Lab received the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's 2016 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for its decade-long environmental education efforts in Dallas-area schools.
Alexandra Ponette-González, assistant professor of geography, is studying how post oak and blackjack oak trees in full foliage can improve air quality when air pollutants fall on their branches and leaves and eventually the ground.
Chemistry associate professor Guido Verbeck and a group of student researchers took a 40-pound mobile mass spectrometer to UNT's sub-Antarctic field station in Chile in December to collect air and water samples throughout the region.
The latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ ranks UNT among the nation's top-tier research universities, a key milestone in the journey toward increasing national prominence.
For nearly a month this spring, James Kennedy, Regents Professor of biology, and Tamara Contador ('06, '11 Ph.D.), a professor at the University of Magallanes, braved chilly weather and icy conditions to conduct research in Antarctica.
Through a grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Guido Verbeck, associate professor of chemistry, will study the differences in the way cancerous and non-cancerous cells metabolize -- work that will help researchers develop treatments and possibly cures.