The University of North Texas recently celebrated its 125th birthday and now one proud alumna is celebrating her 100th. Mabel Dickinson (formerly Beckett) was born on July 28th, 1916. She graduated from UNT in 1955 with a bachelor's degree in library service and in 1968 with a master's in library services.
The fall semester is right around the corner, and incoming college students will be looking for ways to pay for school and fund their lifestyles. Paul Goebel, director of the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas, shares steps to take to avoid the most common money pitfalls that students make while they're in college.
Linguistics is set to be the third department in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The elevation to department gives the program distinction and increases notability. The change in status will take effect on August 22 (Monday).
During the 2016-17 academic year, the University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series will feature lectures from Rudy Giuliani, 107th mayor of New York City, and Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent for Fox Business Network.
Many University of North Texas students grew up playing Pokémon games as children. They may have collected cards to trade with friends or played video games on consoles at home. The July 6 launch of the Pokémon GO app has brought back a lot of memories and launched new friendships on campus.
A peaceful rally in downtown Dallas that was organized by the Black Lives Matter movement ended in violence Thursday evening after a sniper attack left five law enforcement officials dead and other law enforcement officials and civilians injured. The following University of North Texas faculty members are available for media interviews about the shooting.
Ruth West, an associate professor at the University of North Texas, is part of a group of innovative thinkers that received a $100,000 seed grant to create health sensors people can wear or swallow.
The University of North Texas College of Information has created an endowed professorship fund called The Reinburg Professorship in Data Sciences. The fund is named after Jesse Reinburg who graduated with a bachelor's degree in library science in 1941.
Donald Trump is expected to be formally named the Republican Party's candidate for president at the party's convention July 18-21 in Cleveland. A week later, Hillary Clinton is expected to be formally named the Democrat nominee at the Democrat Party's convention, which will be July 25-28 in Philadelphia.
Matthew Eshbaugh-Sohachair of the University of North Texas' Department of Political Science, is available for media interviews about the conventions.
Recent University of North Texas graduate Michael Young has won a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship.