Michael Di Paolo has been named associate vice chancellor and chief information officer for the UNT System. He is responsible for consolidation of information technology operations into a shared services model.
Alan Needleman, professor of materials science and engineering, is the winner of the 2011 Timoshenko Medal, - the highest award in the field of applied mechanics - from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Naomi S. Adams, a master of fine arts candidate in the College of Visual Arts and Design, earned an award for Most Innovative Use of the Medium at the Quilt National 2011. The juried event features quilts from artists in 22 states and 13 countries.
Remember February? It's hot now, but there was a time when ice and snow blanketed the campus, and Facilities crews kept the university functioning. David Young slept on a cot in his office to keep buildings operating.
"I would like to think our research will improve the conditions of lives of those citizens that live in countries where their basic human rights are violated consistently," says Rosa Aloisi, a doctoral candidate, who interned at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague.
Chris Foster, director of institutional records management, is working with the State of Texas Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council to identify best practices and operations for colleges and universities.
Three College of Engineering faculty - including program chair Saraju Mohanty - represented UNT at the annual International Symposium on Electronic System Design in Bhubaneswar, India. UNT, the National Science Foundation, Intel and other global firms were co-sponsors.
Richard Nader, director of research development in the Office of Research and Economic Development, has been appointed interim vice provost for international affairs effective July 1. A national search for a permanent vice provost for international affair will begin in fall.
Donna Asher, who has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources, fiscal operations, space management and information systems at UNT, will head the newly established shared services entity, the UNT System Business Service Center.