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Greg Watts, dean of the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design, has been named ac

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design has named Greg Watts, dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, as their accreditation commission chair and a member of the executive committee and board of directors. NASAD is an organization of more than 360 accredited educational institutions that establishes national standards for art and design undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The fellowship, given to 30 U.S. students, provides tuition, fees and stipends for a two-year master's degree program, mentoring from a current member of the Foreign Service and internships in Washington, D.C., and at a U.S. consulate or embassy overseas.

More than 3,400 students are expected to receive degrees from the University of North Texas during fall 2017 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies will be held Dec. 15 and 16 (Friday and Saturday) . And unique this year, graduates traveling to Louisiana to cheer on the Mean Green in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl are invited to participate in a special UNT commencement ceremony in New Orleans.

The University of North Texas’ student-run cable television station, North Texas Television, or ntTV, has received two College & University Student Production Awards presented by the Lone Star Chapter Emmy® Awards.

University of North Texas faculty and alumni are part of projects that have received nominations in 10 categories for the 60th annual Recording Academy Grammy Awards. Nominations, which include UNT alumna Maren Morris, who was nominated this year in the Best Country Solo Performance category for “I Could Use a Love Song,” were announced on Nov. 28.

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded University Distinguished

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded University Distinguished Research Professor Raj Banerjee from the University of North Texas College of Engineering and his research group a $900,000 grant. The funds will be used to develop and investigate multi-phase high entropy alloys – also referred to as complex-concentrated alloys – that are expected to revolutionize aircraft construction.

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A student-run restaurant at the University of North Texas' Department of Hospitality Management and Tourism is giving students hands-on experience running a successful business.

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.