The Club at Gateway Center, a student-run restaurant at the University of North Texas, has won the 2016 Best of Denton Award in the restaurant category. The recognition comes from the Denton Award Program, which honors exceptional venues that "help make the Denton area a great place to live, work and play."
The University of North Texas has become the first university in the state of Texas to be named a Bee Campus USA. Bee Campus USA is a sustainability organization focused on supporting pollinator species populations, which are declining rapidly across the globe.
Research from a University of North Texas historian supports the idea that the nation and region of origin of your ancestors contributes to your risk of developing, or not developing, a growing list of medical conditions.
The University of North Texas Criminal Justice Department is on track to open a cellphone cyber security lab at the UNT New College at Frisco. The off-site instructional facility will house the area's only cyber laboratory solely dedicated to analyzing cellphone data from devices used in criminal activities.
A new partnership has been formed between the University of North Texas and the Dallas Cowboys which includes educational benefits for UNT students and an extensive advertising and promotional program designed to raise awareness of the UNT brand.
While volunteering for a nonprofit organization serving children in El Salvador, Ingrid Panameno, a recent University of North Texas graduate, began to realize the barriers the children faced to getting an education, including destroyed school infrastructures, lack of transportation and scarce school supplies.
A University of North Texas education professor's research revealed new insight into a state program aimed at encouraging students to learn multiple languages. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given to students who prove they have attained proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school.
University of North Texas ambassadors – both faculty and students, as well as President Neal Smatresk – are heading to Cuba in May 2017 to pursue educational and cultural opportunities. UNT will be one of the first American universities to collaborate with Cuba.
Today, the University of North Texas System Board of Regents voted unanimously to appoint Wren Baker as the new UNT Vice President and Director of Athletics, effective Aug. 22.
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.