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More than 1,800 students are expected to receive degrees from the University of North Texas this summer.

General News
Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, will speak as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series.

General News

Gulin "Eva" Gelogullari, native of the Black Sea Region of the Republic of Turkey, was named the Outstanding Foreign Student in North Texas for 2014 and awarded a $2,500 scholarship.

General News

New UNT class explores dynamics of working with family.

Business, General News
Lynn Seaton

UNT College of Music jazz bass professor Lynn Seaton has been named a 2014-15 Fulbright Scholar and will depart in August for Latvia, where he will teach for the fall 2014 semester.

Arts and Music

While the most elite college and university baseball players in the U.S. head to Omaha every summer for the College World Series, some of the most accomplished Hispanic high school seniors in the U.S. play their own series every summer -- the Collegiate World Series offered by the National Hispanic Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Texas.

Education, General News

Research Releases

Individual fibers for C-lignin-based carbon fiber

Researchers at the University of North Texas have created a new carbon fiber from plants that can replace common petroleum and coal-based products in wide range of goods including parts for cars, aircraft, electronics and sports equipment. The patent-pending carbon fiber also is stronger and lighter than similar products on the market. 

SmartAmerica Challenge Expo
SmartAmerica Drone

Shengli Fu, electrical engineering associate professor and interim department chair, and Yan Wan, electrical engineering assistant professor, were part of a 15-person team that developed a Smart Emergency Response System that could someday be used to save lives in areas too dangerous or inaccessible to humans.

José Torres

José Torres, who is specializing in ethnomusicology, was chosen for his research into the ways music diversity can improve society and help students grow personally.