The University of North Texas is one of only a handful of area universities to screen Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest environmental documentary Before the Flood. The Radio, Television and Film Department is presenting the film, which outlines dramatic changes happening around the world due to climate change, at 7 p.m. Oct. 29.
In Rennes, France, criminal justice students will learn about crime and punishment from 13th century to modern times.
The University of North Texas Opera and Symphony Orchestra will present Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, “The Marriage of Figaro,” a comedic tale of love, infidelity and forgiveness. Directed by David Ward and conducted by Stephen Dubberly, the performances will take place at 8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 11 and 3 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13 in the Lyric Theater at the Murchison Performing Arts Center.
Two students studying math at the University of North Texas have won the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship, an annual scholarship awarded to students who are intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.
The University of North Texas will present the classic play, The Siege of Numantia (El Cerco de Numancia) by Miguel de Cervantes, with some innovative twists. The play depicts how villagers react when the Roman Army comes into their Spanish town of Numantia in 133 B.C.
Location, location, location. Profitable retailers know a good portion of the success of a brick-and-mortar store depends on its site – but not all companies know how to pick the ideal spot to do business. The inaugural Visiting Scholar Lecture Series through the University of North Texas Economics Research Group, Department of Economics and Department of Geography and the Environment will frame this topic in ways that take the guesswork out of location selection.
Malcon Pierce, who works as an animator for Walt Disney Animation Studios, will speak in the Department of Media Arts at the University of North Texas about the upcoming film “Moana.” Pierce was the supervisor of animation for the film and will give students a behind-the-scenes look at production. He will follow up with a Q&A session.
Author Richard Gonzales will be part of the annual Texas Book Festival following the recent release of “Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas,” which was edited by UNT associate professor Roberto Calderon and published by UNT Press.
The University of North Texas Alumni Association will honor outstanding alumni at the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards dinner Nov. 3. This is the 51st anniversary of the alumni awards program.