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Roomful of Teeth, the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble, will perform at the Univers

The Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth is bringing their unique sound back to the University of North Texas. The eight-member ensemble that “mines the expressive potential of the human voice” will perform at 8 p.m. March 9 (Thursday) in the College of Music’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton. The ensemble is returning to perform their final concert as part of their 2016-17 UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts residency.

Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.

The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the University of North Texas as a 2016 Tree Campus USA University for its continuing dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship.

The award from the American Association of Geographers recognizes excellence in instruction and student mentorship, intercultural understanding and participation of under-represented groups in geography and successful student placement with employers, among other criteria.

Matt Morton

University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.

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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.