Drew Zaremba, UNT Jazz Studies graduate student, won the top prize in UNT's second annual Sherman/Barsanti Inspiration Awards April 7. Zaremba won for his work as founder and composer for the Unity Orchestra, a large-scale ensemble of classical and jazz musicians.
Beethoven’s iconic Ninth Symphony will be paired with Ralph Vaughan Williams’ musically moving Five Mystical Songs for the season-ending concert featuring the University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra and Grand Chorus.
Students from kindergarten to 12th grade and their families will learn how to experience art at the next UNT Art Gallery Saturday Series program, organized by the University of North Texas Art Galleries in partnership with the UNT chapter of the National Art Education Association.
The University of North Texas’ Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will host the Regional Leadership Development Conference April 24-26 (Friday-Sunday) at UNT for the first time. The conference will feature workshops and training in communication, ethics, networking, business leadership and other skills necessary in the engineering field.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Vermont's famous Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., will speak about sustainability and entrepreneurism at UNT April 9 (Thursday) as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series. Audience members are invited to an ice cream party after the speech.
The University of North Texas' Kristin Farmer Autism Center has been tapped by the state to identify ways to help underserved families with children on the autism spectrum.
This year's conference is titled "Cross-border Challenges and Opportunities" and is co-hosted by the University of North Texas, the Secretariat of Education of Jalisco and the Consul General of Mexico in Dallas.
Military veterans who use avoidant coping strategies -- denying or minimizing distressing thoughts, experiences and emotions -- are more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression and generalized anxiety. However, emotional help and support from family members reduces the negative impacts of these conditions, according to a University of North Texas study on veterans' transition to becoming college and university students.
Online applications are being accepted through April 15 (Wednesday) for financial awards to cover university and college students' registration fees for this summer's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. Non-students will also be considered for some of the awards.
The Moral Cultures of Food Conference will link historical food practices to current conversations about food ethics, with faculty members from colleges and universities across the U.S. and from overseas presenting scholarly research April 2 - 4.