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.
Actor, social justice activist and social media mega-power George Takei will speak Oct. 27 (Monday) as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series.
Mohammad Wattad, assistant professor in the School of Law at Israel's Zefat Academic College, and the Schusterman Visiting Israel Professor at the University of California at Irvine, will speak at UNT Oct. 21 (Tuesday).
UNT's newest facility serves the university community and gives members of all 39 fraternities and sororities a place to call home on Greek Row.
Alexander, who was named director of the NSA in 2005 and served until he retired in March 2014, will speak in Dallas for the University of North Texas' Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security luncheon.