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June 13, 20113rd Annual Animal EcoPhysiology Workshop hosted at the University of North Texas, Denton, June 13, 2011 After enjoying the first two annual workshops in Toluca and Valle de Bravo, Mexico, the 3rd Annual Animal EcoPhysiology Workshop was hosted at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. Participants included approximately 50 faculty and students from the University of North Texas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Mexico, and University of Texas - Arlington. Over thirty-five EcoPhysiology related topics were presented as oral papers and poster presentations.
November 23, 2010Dr. Alicia Re Cruz from UNT Anthropology Department visits UAEM for the second time Dr. Alicia Re Cruz visited UAEM to work with Dr. Sergio Franco and his team on the seed-fund sponsored project named: "Local Knowledge of Water: The Case-Study of La Peñuela, Nevado De Toluca National Park".
November 19, 2010UNT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Warren Burggren, visited UAEM Department of Biology several times UNT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Warren Burggren, has recently visited UAEM Department of Biology in the College of Sciences 3 times to continue working on their research project sponsored by UNT side of the Seed Fund Program.
November 4, 2010UAEM and UNT launch the 2nd Annual SEED FUND PROGRAM Call for Proposals After successfully running an innovative joint research Seed Fund Program between UAEM and UNT, where 6 proposals (out of 10 possible) were approved for funding and are generating academic products as we speak, both institutions agreed on launching the second edition of the program.

September 1, 2010Professor Miguel Acevedo visited UAEM to impart a course UNT Regents Professor of Electrical Engineering Department Miguel Acevedo, who is also a researcher at the Geography and Environmental Science program, visited UAEM to impart a course on "Environmental Modeling" as part of the seed fund project: "Toxicity of industrial effluents and their impacts on treatment systems and the environment.

July 3-18, 2010The Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication in conjunction with UAEM conducted the 3rd annual LTC/UAEM Summer Institute 59 students from UAEM and 34 faculty and staff members attended the institute from July 3-18, 2010. Kristan Taylor and Katie Crowder, lecturers in the LTC department designed, directed and coordinated the program with Fernando Guzman and Manuel Goel from UAEM.
May 27-29, 2010 UNT coaches offer Sports Psychology and Volleyball clinics at UAEM UAEM coaches, staff and players from disciplines like soccer, basketball, volleyball, judo, karate, baseball, chess, triathlon, track and field, cycling and tennis among others attended the 2-day conference on Sports Psychology and Volleyball.
May 19-21, 2010Dr. Tom LaPoint travels to UAEM to impart the course: "Risk assessment of wastewater treatment processes" Shortly after Dr. Juan Carlos Sanchez visited the Institute of Applied Science (IAS) at UNT to begin joint research efforts, it was the turn for Dr. Tom Lapoint to continue collaborative tasks in the seed-funded project: "Toxicity of industrial effluents and their impacts on treatment systems and the environment".
April 12-16, 2010Dr. Juan Carlos Sanchez visits UNT initiating a joint Environmental Science project financed by the Seed Funding Program Following the academic agenda derived from the seed fund-approved project on: Toxicity of industrial effluents and their impacts on treatment systems and the environment, Juan Carlos Sanchez visited the Institute of Applied Science (IAS) at UNT to begin joint research efforts on the subject.
March 3, 2010Partnership with UAEM deepens as UNT Academic Liaison Office opens in Toluca The University of North Texas celebrated its ties to the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) when it dedicated the UAEM-UNT Academic Liaison Office in Toluca March 3, 2010. Partnership with UAEM deepens as UNT Academic Liaison Office opens in Toluca
January 19 - 23, 2010Geography faculty member Bruce Hunter imparts a course in Toluca Dr. Bruce Hunter from UNT and two faculty members from UAEM's Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Salvador Adame-Martinez and Edel Cadena-Vargas, organized a very successful short course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Toluca.

Geography faculty member Bruce Hunter imparts a course in Toluca
January 8 - 16, 2010Professor Katie Crowder conducted the second annual 2-week "Teacher Training Workshop" at UAEM Katie Crowder, Linguistics lecturer in the Linguistics and Technical Communication department (LTC), traveled to Toluca and Atlacomulco Mexico for the second annual LTC/UAEM Winter Institute, a week of ESL Teacher training workshops. UNT's latest intern in Toluca, MA student Elizabeth Schalchlin, assisted Katie.

"Teacher Training Workshop" at UAEM
December 9 - 11, 2009RTVF Department Chair Melinda Levin and NTTV Station Manager Phyllis Slocum visited UAEM for the first time Professors Levin and Slocum met with staff and faculty working at UAEM public radio station "UniRadio", toured through the facilities and discussed areas of potential collaboration.

RTVF Department Chair Melinda Levin and NTTV Station Manager Phyllis Slocum visited UAEM for the first time
November 9, 2009The Liaison Office visits Oklahoma State University Manuel Goel and Fernando Guzman visited the departments of Business, the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and the School of International Studies at Oklahoma State University (OSU), in order to expand the scope of UAEM-UNT partnership and begin the creation of a solid conglomerate of academic institutions.
December 10, 2009Professor Jose Martinez from UNT Department of Economics teaches a class for UAEM students via videoconference As an innovative mode of academic collaboration, the University of North Texas (UNT) and the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico in Toluca (UAEM) initiated joint graduate courses in Geography and Materials Sciences some years ago. Now it was the turn for professor Jose Martinez from the Economics Department to start using distributed learning technology offering a graduate class about "Mexican Internal and External (USA) Migration Dynamics" to participants at UAEM.
December 7-11, 2009UAEM Director of the School of Economics visits UNT Dr. Laura Elena Barrera Del Moral, Director of UAEM School of Economics and professor Alma Rosa Munoz Jumilla visited UNT, representing the 3rd trip in consecutive months to advance on the joint project "Exploratory Survey of Microenterprises in Central Mexico with a Focus on Agglomeration Externalities and Benefits of Return Migration."
November 19 - 20, 2009Dr. Jonathan Hook speaks at UAEM Conference Manuel Goel traveled to UAEM with Dr. Jonathan Hook, Director of International Indigenous and American Indian Initiatives visited UAEM who participated as guest speaker at the “7th Conference for the Intercultural and Academic Strengthening of Indigenous Students and Vulnerable Groups”.
November 11, 2009UAEM Communications Department visits UNT UAEM Director of the Department of Political and Social Sciences, Nelson Arteaga Botello, along with faculty members Lenin Martell and Alejandro Macedo visited with Mitch Land at the Mayborn Graduate Schoo of Journalism and explored the possibility of a joint Graduate Academic Certificate in Journalism as well as other faculty/student exchange options.
Sep. 24 - 25, 2009UAEM Department of Economics pays UNT another visit UAEM faculty members Reyna Vergara Gonzalez and Rafael Juarez Toledo from the Department of Economics visited UNT Economics and Geography departments to further solidify the project: "Exploratory Survey of Microenterprises in Central Mexico with a Focus on Agglomeration Externalities and Benefits of Return Migration."


UNT-UAEM Liaison Office welcomes you...

After a nine-year-old academic, faculty-to-faculty, research-based relationship, UNT and the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) jointly developed an innovative internationalization idea: an Academic Liaison Office, whose grassroots would be the foundation for greater communication and development between both institutions.

The Liaison Office encourages student and faculty mobility and exchange between UAEM and UNT, but also with other universities; In addition, the Liaison Office promotes internationalization for research and advanced studies by developing joint projects and also negotiates research proposals for funding support, thereby fostering both universities' knowledge and research capabilities.