General News

04/19/2017 - 9:21am

University of North Texas College of Music performance and jazz studies doctoral student Daniel Pinilla has won the $10,000 top prize in UNT’s 2017 Sherman-Barsanti Inspiration Awards. Pinilla was awarded the honor April 5 for his project involving the development of a series of workshops for children in rural Colombia who have been traumatized by armed conflict.

04/18/2017 - 9:48am

Registration is now open for a symposium at the University of North Texas that will tackle education issues through an unusual format. “Education as Experimentation:Possibilities Beyond Outcome-Based Learning,” will take place June 17–18 (Saturday-Sunday) for art educators, artists, designers, museum educators and philosophers, with session leaders coming from as far as the United Kingdom.

04/18/2017 - 8:01am

The University of North Texas College of Music, in partnership with The Czech Educational Foundation of Texas, is hosting a “waltz across Texas.” 

“This will be the first time Stříbrňanka has toured with us in five years,” said Tom Sovík, professor of music theory, pop music specialist and organizer of the nine-city tour. “I couldn’t be more excited to welcome them back for 10 days of celebration Texas Czech style.” 

04/17/2017 - 2:19pm

For decades, the University of North Texas has helped lead the way in computer science. UNT’s program is one of the oldest in the nation, turning 45 this year. To commemorate that anniversary, the College of Engineering will host a dinner reception at Apogee Stadium on April 28 (Friday) starting at 6 p.m. Tickets to the event cost $10. That evening, current students and returning alumni will be celebrated. Alumni like Willie Barber, Greg Thurman and Tyseanah Spell, who together, tell the enduring story of UNT’s computer science program.

04/13/2017 - 2:54pm

Marta Frey-Clark, a University of North Texas College of Music doctoral student and teaching fellow in music education, has been awarded the 2017-18 Perry R. Bass Fellowship.

04/13/2017 - 8:34am

Glass reflection is the source of many problems and frustrations, but a professor at the University of North Texas has discovered a solution. Diana Berman, a materials science professor in the College of Engineering, has created a simple coating with the potential to have a major impact and her work has just been published in the online journal ACS Nano.

04/12/2017 - 2:29pm

Topics presented during the Prep for Success seminar may benefit any student preparing for the first job out of college, but are designed for students with visible or hidden disabilities.

04/12/2017 - 1:57pm

Diane Guerrero—an actress best known for her work on “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin”— will speak at the University of North Texas on April 26 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

04/12/2017 - 10:38am

A University of North Texas student has been awarded with one of the highest honors in the scientific community. Michael Thomas, a doctoral student studying in the Department of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

04/12/2017 - 10:26am

The University of North Texas theatre department will take audiences back in time to the sexual revolution and anti-war movement of the late 1960s with its production of “Hair” April 27-30. The musical focuses on a “tribe” of young people who resist the war and live a bohemian lifestyle filled with sexual freedom and pacifist protest.