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UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute welcomes Sheila Blair, Boston College professor of Islamic and Asian art, for the free lecture "By the Pen: The Art of Writing in Islamic Art."

Arts and Music, Humanities

UNT will offer a variety of workshops for students, professionals and families this summer.

General News
Robert D. Kaplan

Kaplan will be the final speaker for this year's University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security. His lecture begins at noon in the Gold Room on the second floor of The Fairmont Dallas hotel

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IAA 2014-15 fellows

Regents Professor of Studio Arts Harlan Butt and Department of English Lecturer David Taylor will be granted a semester off from teaching duties to work on their projects full time.

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Award winning films from Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria will be featured at the second annual Arab Film Festival Texas, presented by UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute.

Arts and Music, Humanities

Students at E.P. Rayzor Elementary School in the Denton Independent School District helped gather thousands of books to be sent to children in Uganda as part of a project started by UNT College of Education Associate Professor Marc Cutright.

Education, Public Service

Research Releases

The 2007-2011 drug cartel wars in Mexico's border city of Ciudad Juarez were covered mostly by veteran female reporters, who often arrived at murder scenes before law enforcement officials. And many of these women needed emotional support from each other as a result, says a UNT faculty member who spent several months researching media coverage of the crimes.

George Yancey

Is height important in matters of the heart? According to new research from Rice University and the University of North Texas, the height of a potential partner matters more to women than men, and mostly for femininity and protection.

Justin Zhong, a second-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search.