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Hispanic Outlook Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics

The University of North Texas has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the leading institutions for Hispanics in the United States. UNT is included in the May issue of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine.

UNT students

Juniors in Mansfield ISD who rank in the top 20 percent of their class will earn guaranteed admission to UNT. In addition, this year's Mansfield ISD seniors who rank in the top 20 percent will be grandfathered into the program, receiving automatic admission to UNT.

Citizenship in el Cielo

Ceramics, painting, fashion and photography are just some of the modes of art that will be featured in the 2015 University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design MFA Showcase May 21 - July 25.

Alan Baylock

Alumnus Alan Baylock, leader of the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra and chief arranger for the Airmen of Note military jazz ensemble, has been named the new director for the One O'Clock.

Junebug Clark

The works of acclaimed photographer Joe "The Hillbilly Snapshooter" Clark and his son Junebug -- which have been featured in Life and National Geographic magazines and Jack Daniel's Distillery advertisements -- will be on display June 1 (Monday) - July 22 (Wednesday).

Don Buchholz

Two of the University of North Texas' highest honors will be bestowed on alumni for their years of service to the university and for their continual support of UNT and higher education. Former UNT System Board of Regent member Don Buchholz will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree and radio personality George Dunham will receive the UNT Presidential Medal of Honor at the inaugural, University-wide Commencement ceremony at 8 p.m. May 16 (Saturday).


UNT Ph.D. candidate Jessica Beckham has spent years researching Texas bumblebee populations and observing how urban green spaces and community gardens are preserving different species.