Today, December 12, the University of North Texas System Board of Regents voted unanimously to name Dr. Neal Smatresk president of UNT, the flagship campus of the UNT System.
Joshua Urbanovsky of Granbury, a UNT student in the College of Business and College of Engineering, was honored as one of the state’s top business students at the Texas Business Hall of Fame 31st Annual Induction Dinner Nov. 14 in San Antonio. Urbanovsky earned a $10,000 scholarship, which he plans to use to help pay for his doctoral degree in computer science at UNT.
UNT will honor student creativity with the first-ever Sherman/Barsanti Inspiration Awards, made possible by a $350,000 gift from longtime UNT supporters Bob and Bette Sherman. UNT faculty and staff members can nominate students for the awards online through Feb. 1, 2014.
More than 3,000 students will receive degrees from UNT this fall. Commencement ceremonies are set for Dec. 13 and 14 (Friday and Saturday) in the UNT Coliseum.
A UNT team from the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism is among teams from six U.S. universities and institutes to be named semifinalists in this year’s National Retail Federation Foundation Careerbuilders.com Student Challenge.
Mean Green's opponent yet to be named for game at Cotton Bowl.
A group of UNT researchers has received a $300,000, three-year National Science Foundation grant to develop three interactive games focusing on research ethics that graduate students will use to add to the ethics training already offered by UNT’s Toulouse Graduate School.
UNT Biology Professor Ron Mittler led a research study outlining how plants identify stress factors, such as heat, disease or toxins, and signal to the rest of the plant to defend itself against those incoming stressors.
The UNT Quail program and laboratory, which is working to preserve North Texas quail populations, has received more than $100,000 from Texas conservation organizations for research. The funding has come from various Quail Coalition chapters across the state.
Former South African president, who died last week, will long be remembered as one of the greatest world leaders, but he may be overlooked for pulling a racially fractured South Africa back from the brink of nuclear war, according to UNT professor of history Constance Hilliard.
This month will mark one year since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss topics related to the anniversary of the shooting.
Richard Last, senior lecturer in merchandising and digital retailing in UNT’s College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, will discuss online sales and some retailers offering online-only specials in advance of Cyber Monday.