Robin Underdahl of Dallas received the top prize of $3,000 and a provisional book contract with the University of North Texas Press in the Book Manuscript competition sponsored by the 2014 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.
Digital Frontiers 2014-- A two-day conference in which educators and librarians will explore innovation in digital resources for research, teaching and learning in the humanities.
Each Service Hub offers its state or regional partners a full menu of standardized digital services, including digitization, metadata, data aggregation and storage services, as well as locally hosted community outreach programs, bringing users in contact with digital content of local relevance.
The UNT faculty -- James Kennedy, Regents Professor of biological sciences; Bruce Hunter, director of UNT's Center for Spatial Analysis and Mapping in the Department of Geography; Melinda Levin, professor of radio, television and film; and David Taylor, senior lecturer in the Department of English -- will accompany 20 students to Cuba, after recruiting them from their academic areas.
UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute welcomes Sheila Blair, Boston College professor of Islamic and Asian art, for the free lecture "By the Pen: The Art of Writing in Islamic Art."
Award winning films from Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria will be featured at the second annual Arab Film Festival Texas, presented by UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute.
UNT will offer events every week to educate students, faculty, staff and community members about diversity, internationalism and sustainability.
Elizabeth Figa, associate professor of library and information sciences, recently received an award from the Web-based Information Science Education Consortium, or WISE.
The 13th Annual Commemorative Lecture in Mexican American History will feature author and Austin attorney Beatriz de la Garza on March 25.
College of Music jazz saxophone professor Brad Leali brings back his popular Black History Month concert, Gospel Meets Jazz, for a second year at UNT on Feb. 23.