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    Possible immigration reform sparks speculation

Possible immigration reform sparks speculation

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer A bipartisan group of U.S. senators proposed a reform on immigration laws last Monday, emphasizing border security and outlining a new path to citizenship, according to Reuters news. The proposal was met with support from President Barack Obama, promoting timely changes to the system

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    International students learn American ways through dinner, program

International students learn American ways through dinner, program

Olivia Sylvain / Intern The Intensive English Language Institute hosted an event at different restaurants last Friday to familiarize international students who attend UNT with different American foods and customs. Each year about 400 students from 26 different countries work with IELI to prepare to study at an American university.

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Professor wins Mabel Lee Award for performance in research, leadership

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer Dr. Tao Zhang, assistant professor of kinesiology, health promotion and recreation in the College of Education, received the Mabel Lee Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Zhang will accept the award Apr. 25 in Charlotte, N.C., at the

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Company offers free tax services for students

Andrew Freeman / Staff Writer In order to build future relationships and help UNT students file their taxes before the April 15 deadline, H&R Block will be on campus through Feb. 15 to help students with the entire process. Last year, the business was on UNT’s campus with the “Tax-mobile.”

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This week’s police blotter

Mearl Colaco / Intern Jan. 27, 8:06 a.m.: A 41-year-old non-student was arrested by the UNT police for alleged possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, among other controlled medications. He was taken to the Denton County jail and also issued a criminal trespass warning for all UNT property. Jan. 28,

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Professor begins two-year tuberculosis research

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer UNT Health Science Center health management and policy professor Thaddeus Miller recently received a $100,000 grant that will allow him to pursue a two-year research project that takes a practical stance on Tuberculosis control. Miller was one of four recipients in December to receive the

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Graduate enrollment increases from previous spring semester

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer As of Jan. 30, the number of doctoral students is estimated to have increased by 4 percent compared to last spring. According to the UNT Fact Book, the doctoral enrollment total for spring 2012 was 1,697. The unofficial enrollment total for the current semester is

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Rehab program seeking national recognition

T. S. Johnson / Senior Staff Writer In 2011, the UNT Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program was recognized as one of the best in the country and hasn’t looked back, focusing its attention on multiple studies and community service. The US News & World Report released its college rankings list in 2011

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    Kerr dining hall gets makeover to reflect Denton’s culture

Kerr dining hall gets makeover to reflect Denton’s culture

Jennifer Zhang / Intern To liven up the scenery in the Kerr Hall cafeteria, the university renovated the dining hall in order to reflect more of the overall culture of Texas, elements of Denton County and UNT. Dining Services and the Denton County Historical Society, currently made up of 35 students,

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    Professor researches new drug to combat HIV

Professor researches new drug to combat HIV

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer Patrick G. Clay, professor of pharmacotherapy, published research this year from a study testing a new medication that assists in destroying HIV-infected cells. “This drug takes advantage of the virus’ inability to proofread its replication,” Clay said. The drug enhances mutations of the virus which

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