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At the new Research Greenhouse Complex at UNT's Discovery Park, Stevens Brumbley, associate professor of biological sciences, is engineering grasses such as sugarcane to create more environmentally friendly plastic. Bioplastics or their precursors are made in the cells of the plants, accumulating there until harvested.

By Ernestine Bousquet


Creative Writing

UNT's program makes a name for itself with renowned faculty and talented student writers.

By Julie West

Medical Research

Nanoparticles, nerve networks and mutant worms help battle disease.

By Alyssa Yancey

Forensic Science

From battlefields to campus laboratories, faculty use mass spectrometry and forensic insights to help solve crimes.

By Ellen Rossetti

NSF Graduate Fellows

Students in chemistry, engineering and environmental science earn prestigious support.

By Adrienne Nettles

Peace Studies

Faculty in the Castleberry Peace Institute study the factors that influence political violence and human security.

By Nancy Kolsti


President's Note

At the forefront of new ideas


Excellence in plant science, decade-long partnership

News Briefs

Autism research, Fulbright winners, new NSF funding

Faculty Books

Police in Rome, endangered languages, zooarchaeology

Student Researchers

Computer algorithms, postpartum depression, sustainable tourism, novel solar cells

Faculty Researchers

Titanium alloys, machine learning, new media, immune suppression, systems maturity assessment

End Note

Collaborative research and new facilities