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Particulates in Precipitation

Particulates in Precipitation

From radioactive rain to hitchhiking tardigrades, particulates in precipitation have big implications for ecosystems, according to ecosystem geographer Alexandra Ponette-González. She shines a magnifying glass on the microscopic materials that land on and flow through plants with water in a paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

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Examining Food Insecurity Among Students

Examining Food Insecurity Among Students

Lisa Henry started researching campus food insecurity in 2014 and has since spoken to dozens of students on UNT’s campus, worked with the Dean of Students office to apply her research to help the UNT Food Pantry better serve students and considered how her research can help campuses across the country. She is now continuing her research with a focus on how COVID-19 has affected that experience.

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Recognizing Exceptional Service

Recognizing Exceptional Service

Academic Associate Vice Provost and Academic Associate Dean of the Toulouse Graduate School Joseph Oppong was recently awarded the 2021 American Association of Geographers Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors. The award recognizes Oppong’s service and commitment to the discipline of geography and geographers in the United States and abroad.

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Food Studies Bridges Gaps

Food Studies Bridges Gaps

As the first recipient of the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Fellowship in Food History, UNT history doctoral student Joshua Lopez wants to bridge queer and food studies — and he’s started that process by compiling oral histories from the Latinx and queer community.

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History of Resilience

History of Resilience

Brian Elliott (’20 Ph.D.), who earned his doctorate this spring, never allows his visual impairment to slow him down.

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Pandemic Pay Gender Gap Study

Pandemic Pay Gender Gap Study

A new study co-authored by UNT Sociology Assistant Professor Buddy Scarborough has found that the pandemic has affected mothers’ work lives significantly more than fathers’ work.

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 NSF CAREER Grants for Excellence in Their Fields

NSF CAREER Grants for Excellence in Their Fields

Three UNT researchers in linguistics, physics and mathematics were awarded more than $1.5 million total in grant money through the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program.

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Professor Named Society for Economic Measurement Fellow

Professor Named Society for Economic Measurement Fellow

Guohua Feng, a professor in the UNT Department of Economics, has been named a fellow in the Society for Economic Measurement.

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Studying Postpartum Depression

Studying Postpartum Depression

An historian of health, medicine and modern U.S. politics, History Professor Rachel Louise Moran is delving into how society has defined and diagnosed the disease that affects 1 in 9 U.S. women.

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