Arts and Music
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.
Trace the steps of Charles Dickens' famous characters, uncover clues about notorious crimes and explore the spookiest spots of London and Paris in three new trips offered through the University of North Texas' Travel-Learn program, designed to blend learning with leisure travel.
Lindsey Torpey, interior design junior, received the Most Valuable Volunteer award from the International Interior Design Association.
To learn how to cover crime scenes as journalists, 12 students will visit the UNT's Crime Scene City -- which is used for the university's criminalistics courses -- as part of their training in UNT's first Multimedia High School Journalism Summer Workshop.
The internationally-renowned Mariachi Sol de Mexico — a Grammy-nominated ensemble — will be the headline performer of the University of North Texas Mariachi Aguilitas Summer Camp, an annual week-long workshop that teaches musical skills to middle school and high school mariachi players.
Chabely Rodriguez, a Dallas native and music performance sophomore received a $6,000 annually renewable scholarship that will allow her to pursue her dream career in opera and on the stage.
David Quammen, contributing writer for National Geographic. Quammen, author of "Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic," is the first keynote speaker for this year's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference sponsored by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at UNT.
Dresses trimmed in lace and silk, in bridal white and in a variety of colors tell the story of American brides from the 19th century to present day in the exhibition American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity.
First edition copies of Larry McMurtry's novels Lonesome Dove, winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for fiction; The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment and his latest, The Last Kind Words Saloon, will be among the books available during the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference Benefit Auction June 27 (Friday) through July 20 (Sunday).
Students, faculty and alumni from the UNT College of Music are headed to Europe for an 11-concert, three-country tour in Germany, Austria and Croatia from July 1 (Tuesday) to July 21 (Monday).