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2014-07-09 12:27:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, will be the featured performer at "An Evening with a Legend," sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the University's research, education and health care mission. Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. The Chairs for this year's event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The...

2014-06-12 16:26:35

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JPS Health Network and UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) received approval from their respective boards to explore the creation of a unified health care physician practice group that would strengthen the relationship between Tarrant County's largest teaching hospital and the county's only medical school and academic medical center. The new medical group would bring enhanced levels of efficiency, accountability and value to...

2014-06-04 12:30:16

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Fort Worth and the University of North Texas Health Science Center have renewed their mosquito-surveillance partnership, part of a unique effort blending hard science with community outreach to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Under the agreement, graduate students and a scientist from UNTHSC trap and collect mosquitos from more than 60 sites across the city. The mosquitos are then tested for WNV infection...

2014-05-16 23:03:58

Launch Agency awards graphic design and art direction scholarships to two deserving students at 2014 Communication Design show. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The 2014 UNT Communication Design Show was held Friday, May 9, in the gallery at the College of Visual Art and Design. Launch awarded $1,000 scholarships to the top junior design and art direction portfolios. This year’s winners were Amber Schmitzer for graphic design and Chase Kahn for art direction. This is the eighth year that...

2014-04-29 23:01:06

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online course...

2014-04-29 08:37:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNT Health Science Center is rolling out its new Pediatric Mobile Clinic, a 40-foot RV that brings health care services directly to children living in Fort Worth's most underserved communities. This doctor's office on wheels is the first of its kind in Fort Worth, which was the nation's largest city without a mobile unit designated specifically for pediatric patients. The clinic offers wellness visits, sports physicals,...

2014-04-03 16:23:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh, PhD, who has served as interim dean since January, said he is eager to take on his new role. "I am excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve our faculty, staff and students in my new role," he said. "I look...

Height Important In Matters Of Love
2014-02-11 04:38:22

[ Watch the Video: Height Is Definitely A Factor In Romance ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Height plays a big role in determining who is a potential partner for women, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of North Texas. Researchers looked at how height is a factor when determining who someone wants to fall in love with. The team used data from Yahoo! personal dating advertisements of 455 males and 470 females. They found that woman...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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