Volume 20 - 2011
UNT - University of North Texas - Discover the Power of Ideas

Science, Scholarship & the Arts at the University of North Texas

Staff

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Research Office

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Vishwanath "Vish" Prasad

Associate Vice Presidents for Research
Kenneth Sewell
Ruthanne Thomas

URCM

Vice President for University Relations, Communications and Marketing
Deborah Leliaert

Associate Vice President for University Relations, Communications and Marketing
Marty Newman

Assistant Vice President for University Relations, Communications and Marketing
Kelley Reese

Senior Director of Communications Systems and Marketing
Kenn Moffitt

Editors
Julie Elliott Payne
Randena Hulstrand
Jill King

Writers
Sarah Bahari
Megan Beck
Michelle Hale
Nancy Kolsti
Adrienne Nettles
Ellen Rossetti
Mellina Stucky
Alyssa Yancey

Designers
Rebecca Kelly
Kit Young
Sean Zeigler

Photographers
Michael Clements
Gary Payne
Jonathan Reynolds
Thomas Saldana
Angilee Wilkerson
Mike Woodruff

Online Communications
Eric Vandergriff

Project Traffic
Amy Kious
Laura Robinson

Departments

President's Note

World-class research and education

Initiatives

Newest cutting-edge research facilities

Awards

NSF CAREER award, Powe award, Fulbrights

News Briefs

NASA robots, emergency response, peace studies

Faculty Researchers

Experts in jazz, environmental ethics, information science, computational chemistry, education

Student Researchers

Studying heart defects, 3-D learning, cancer treatments, homelessness, aviation safety

Faculty Books

Architecture, radio, the Middle East

End Note

Expanding research activity

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