General News

02/28/2017 - 12:23pm

University of North Texas College of Music senior, Howard Dietz, won the Buffet Crampon and Julius Keilwerth Saxophone Idol competition and Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program award for saxophone. 

02/28/2017 - 9:36am

Researchers at the University of North Texas have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.

02/27/2017 - 11:35am

For about the past 30 years, the U.S. Army has used the same tactical shelters for their soldiers. Now, the University of North Texas is part of a collaboration with a goal of making the next generation of those shelters, and two Army veterans who are College of Engineering students will be key in making it happen.

02/27/2017 - 10:08am

The University of North Texas has been named an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute—a recognition by The Bernard Osher Foundation of efforts at the university’s Emeritus College to serve the 50 and over population.

02/27/2017 - 8:57am

Music students at the University of North Texas are invited to create and submit business plans as part of the College of Music’s inaugural Music Entrepreneurship Competition.

Competitors will be eligible to earn cash prizes totaling $18,000, which can be used by the students to launch start-up businesses.

02/23/2017 - 10:10am

The Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth is bringing their unique sound back to the University of North Texas. The eight-member ensemble that “mines the expressive potential of the human voice” will perform at 8 p.m. March 9 (Thursday) in the College of Music’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton. The ensemble is returning to perform their final concert as part of their 2016-17 UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts residency.

02/22/2017 - 10:09am

The televised speech on Tuesday, Feb. 28, will take the place of the January State of the Union speech. Ronald Reagan began the tradition of February joint addresses to Congress by newly inaugurated presidents. 

02/21/2017 - 3:28pm

Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.

02/21/2017 - 12:28pm

The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the University of North Texas as a 2016 Tree Campus USA University for its continuing dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship.