UNT Libraries has entered into an agreement with The Dallas Way, a nonprofit organization dedicated to gathering, storing, organizing and presenting the complete history of the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, to ensure that current and future materials collected by the organization will be permanently archived, digitized and made accessible to the public.
UNT principal lecturer of German and director of study abroad in Germany, Carmen Terry, was awarded the American Association of Teachers of German/Goethe-Institut Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in furthering the teaching of German in schools of the United States.
Ami Moore, a UNT associate professor in the Department of Sociology, is researching the hidden reality among young adult men who have sex with other men (MSM) in resource-poor countries such as Togo where jobs are scarce. Moore believes that advocacy and research can help expose the high-stakes issues associated with MSM.
Entries to the eighth Artists’ Books Competition and Biennial Exhibition sponsored by The Friends of the UNT Libraries are being accepted through Dec. 11. The competition is open to Denton residents and UNT faculty, staff and students.
People who vividly remember President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, as well as younger generations, will soon be able to view 11,406 pages of investigative materials on UNT Libraries’ Portal to Texas History. The UNT Libraries’ Digital Project Unit received a $21,945 TexTreasures grant to digitize the materials, which are stored in the Dallas Municipal Archives.
The executive chef and general manager of Zeppole Coastal Italian Restaurant, one of several restaurants at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, will instruct UNT students who are preparing for careers as managers and executives in the hospitality industry during Guest Chef Day Nov. 5 at UNT’s The Club at Gateway Center.
Richard Last, senior lecturer in merchandising and digital retailing in UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, received the first Shop.org Impact Award at the Shop.org Annual Summit Oct. 2 in Chicago.
UNT's Archives and Rare Books presents the “The Resource Center LGBT Collection: 50 Years of LGBT History in Dallas." Items from this collection will be on display for the first time in an exhibit at Archives and Rare Books, Room 437 of UNT’s Willis Library.
UNT journalism student Jason Yang and two other students spent nine days talking to and observing a Mexican woodcrafter to tell his story for the Heart of Mexico Literary and Visual Storytelling Project. Offered this past summer by UNT’s Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, the study abroad trip’s goal was to take students out of familiar environments and provide them with the same challenges they could someday face as foreign correspondents, freelance writers or photojournalists.
UNT students, faculty, staff members and others will hear a firsthand account of the 1973 Yom Kippur War in Israel and learn about religion as a part of everyday Israeli life and government during two lectures sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program in October and November.