UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
Ashley Nudge, a sophomore merchandising and digital retailing major, is one of five college and university students in the U.S. to be chosen as a finalist for the National Retail Federation's Next Generation Scholarship.
Dr. Prathiba Natesan, associate professor of educational psychology, has been elected president of the Southwest Educational Research Association, a regional organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of research in education.
More than 3,000 students are expected to receive degrees from the University of North Texas this fall. Commencement ceremonies are set for Dec. 12 and 13 (Friday and Saturday) in the UNT Coliseum.
The UNT Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing received several MarCom awards for excellence in promotional materials. The materials were prepared to promote UNT's range of innovative academic, research and student programs as well as the university's value to the North Texas region and state.
Ricardo Rozzi, a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at UNT will serve as a panelist for the World Leaders Dialogue "Stand Up for Your Rights: Parks and Social Equity."
Continuing speakers in the 2014-2015 University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series lineup include Maria Hinojosa, investigative journalist; General Wesley Clark, former NATO supreme allied commander; Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer, author and educator; and Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc.
When a repetitive stress injury led to Andrew Harwell quitting his Austin band, he didn’t know that, years later, he'd be majoring in biochemistry at the University of North Texas — without having to hold a job to pay for tuition. This semester, Harwell became one of 24 students who transferred to UNT from community colleges to receive a $13,000 Terry Transfer/Non-traditional Scholarship from the Terry Foundation.
Ten executives in the growing field of digital retailing have been named to the inaugural Think Tank for the University of North Texas' Global Digital Retailing Research Center.