Bright students make impacts

Bright students make impacts

With hands-on experience alongside faculty mentors in state-of-the-art labs and facilities, UNT students are earning prestigious honors as standout student researchers and artists for creating new discoveries and innovations before they even graduate. Read on to learn about some of UNT's award-winning student researchers.

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Office for Nationally Competitive ScholarshipsUNT's Office for Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Thanks to this office UNT's undergraduate and graduate students have help in identifying and pursuing externally funded research and study opportunities across the globe to enhance a student's overall experiences. Nationally and internationally competitive awards include Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, Morris K. Udall Scholarships, Rotary Global Grants, James Madison Fellowships, and Harry S. Truman Scholarships, PEO Peace Fellowships, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, among many other distinguished venues of student achievement.

Research News
STEM Discoveries
Making STEM discoveries

Four students at UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science were named regional finalists in this year's Siemen's Competition — one of the nation's premier research competition for high school-aged students promoting excellence in math, science and technology.

Krystin Rodriguez
Becoming a diplomat

Opportunities to research conflict and war in Eastern Europe as a political science student research assistant at UNT are among the many experiences that earned Krystin Rodriguez, a senior international studies and French honor student, a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State.

Manish Vaidya, associate professor in the University of North Texas Department of Behavior Analysis, and graduate student Maria Otero are using a motion monitoring computer program to teach young children to stay mostly motionless during radiation treatments for cancer. They are currently testing the technology on healthy children.
Finding a sedation alternative

Learn how Maria Otero, a UNT master’s student in behavior analysis, together with her faculty mentor are part of an interdisciplinary team of radiation oncologists, computer scientists and a pediatric psychologist working to investigate alternatives to anesthesia using motion monitoring methods in a game.

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