General News

03/21/2017 - 9:33am

Two students, four former students and two faculty members from the University of North TexasDepartment of Media Arts won awards from the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

03/21/2017 - 9:27am

Arabidopsis thaliana is a seed so tiny that it can fit into Abraham Lincoln’s eye on a penny. Its small size, rapid life cycle and ability to produce thousands of seeds make this plant perfect for research. Now scientists who use it for studies have a new advantage.

03/20/2017 - 9:23am

A student who created a low-cost sensor of phosphorescent materials to detect lead and other toxins in drinking water, a faculty member who started a nationally recognized program that preserves quail populations in the North Texas region and a communications studies student who used a blog to help her cope with a cancer diagnosis will be among the featured speakers at the University of North Texas' TEDxUNT event April 11.

03/16/2017 - 11:05am

Jennifer Evans-Cowley, a UNT alumna with more than a decade of experience in higher education leadership, has been named the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Texas.

03/10/2017 - 1:45pm

The University of North Texas College of Music’s Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra are taking their talents to Dallas to perform a rarely heard 1725 version of J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion. The performance isat 7 p.m. April 1 (Saturday) at the Church of the Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Ave., Dallas. The event is part of a partnership with the church that allows the College of Music to reach a Dallas audience.

03/09/2017 - 2:08pm

The Heart of Mexico Literary and Visual Storytelling Project takes students from both UNT and the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico to small towns in Mexico, to create multimedia stories in teams and receive cultural immersion.

 

 

03/09/2017 - 9:05am

University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson today announced plans to retire before the end of 2017 from a position he has held for 15 years. Jackson, the second Chancellor in UNT System history, is currently the longest-serving university system chancellor in the State of Texas and has guided UNTS and its three universities through a period of unprecedented growth since being appointed by its Board of Regents in 2002.

03/08/2017 - 11:49am

Liss LaFleur of the University of North Texas will discuss how two destabilizing elements – queerness and virtual reality – work together in a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin.

03/08/2017 - 9:28am

An institute with the University of North Texas’s College of Engineering is part of a new cooperative agreement established by the Army Research Laboratory. The Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute will be working with three other universities to research new ways to keep soldiers safe. 

03/07/2017 - 1:52pm

The July 21-23 conference, with a theme of "The Power of Words," has a new, lower registration fee for UNT students.