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Thanks to a $489,000 grant the University of North TexasKristin Farmer Autism Center (KFAC) will continue to provide support to families across the state who have a child with autism spectrum disorder.

The awards competition recognizes extraordinary literary journalism and creative nonfiction from writers of unpublished works in three categories - Book Manuscript, Reported Narrative and Personal Essay.

 

 

Bruce Broughton, award-winning composer, has been named the 2017-18 University o

He is best known for his many memorable and award-winning film scores including “Silverado,” “Tombstone,” “The Rescuers Down Under,” “Miracle on 34th Street” and “Harry and the Hendersons,” among others. “JAG,” “Tiny Toon Adventures” and “Dinosaurs” all grace his television theme repertoire. Now, Bruce Broughton, a 10-time Emmy Award winner, will be joining the University of North Texas College of Music as the 2017-18 composer-in-residence. He will work with students and conduct research as part of four, one-week residencies throughout the school year.

The University of North Texas College of Engineering is now offering an executive master’s degree in computer science, exclusively available at the UNT New College at Frisco. The degree, with concentrations in data science and cybersecurity, is designed for working professionals with at least two years of experience who want to build upon their expertise.

Narendra Dahotre

A patent developed by Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which will allow orthopaedic surgeons to operate with new precision has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics.

The piece “Which Way Crow,” by DeAnna Rigter, will be among the 30 works of tape

The piece “Which Way Crow,” by Pennsylvania-based artist DeAnna Rigter, shows a woman in a long soaring dress and ponytail looking as though she is getting advice from a crow in a tree.

The vivid work is not a photograph or painting, but a tapestry – made from wool and silk on wool wrap.

It will be one of 40 pieces shown at the Small Tapestry International 5, an exhibition sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance, Aug. 17 (Thursday) – Sept. 30 (Saturday) at UNT on the Square. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 (Friday).

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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.