Luis Lewin will join the UNT System on Nov. 19 as associate vice chancellor for human resources, and will lead the system's services to maintain a high quality support environment for faculty and staff.
David Holdeman, professor of English and chair of the UNT Department of English, will become the new interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, effective Nov. 1.
Visitors to UNT's Willis Library can now create three dimensional objects from computer aided design software -- everything from figurines and textured plastic clothing material to board game pieces --when they visit The Factory on the library's first floor.
UNT received an additional $109,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a program to help increase the number of African American and Hispanic males in physical therapy professions.
Press passes can be reserved for Takei's speaking engagement at UNT.
The University of North Texas' Homecoming will take place Nov. 7 (Friday)-Nov. 8 (Saturday). The Homecoming theme this year is "Mean Green Circus: The Greatest Homecoming on Earth."
The UNT Libraries' series will feature three speakers, V. Barbara Bush, associate professor in the UNT Department of Counseling and Higher Education and president of the Black Vegetarian Society of Texas; Rebeccca Dickstein, professor of biological sciences; and Courtney Jacobs, special collections librarian for the UNT Libraries, who discuss their views on vegetarianism on Oct. 22 (Wednesday)
Students, employees and alumni will sell creative products, such as original art, CDs, videos and publications during the event, which coincides with UNT's Homecoming and the Denton Main Street Association's Holiday Open House Weekend.
The University of North Texas Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures will commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall with a series of free events in October and November.
Marie-Christine Koop, professor of French in UNT's Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has received the medal of the Ordre des Francophones d'Amérique from Quebec's Superior Council of the French Language.