Students of the late painting professor Rob Erdle, regents professor emeritus at UNT, plan to celebrate his life by displaying his work alongside their own.
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."
UNT will offer a variety of workshops for students, professionals and families this summer.
Kaplan will be the final speaker for this year's University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security. His lecture begins at noon in the Gold Room on the second floor of The Fairmont Dallas hotel
Regents Professor of Studio Arts Harlan Butt and Department of English Lecturer David Taylor will be granted a semester off from teaching duties to work on their projects full time.
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.
Students at E.P. Rayzor Elementary School in the Denton Independent School District helped gather thousands of books to be sent to children in Uganda as part of a project started by UNT College of Education Associate Professor Marc Cutright.
Natalie Parde, a graduate student in the UNT College of Engineering, has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her work researching natural language processing – which makes it possible for computers to understand how humans talk and write.
Chelsea Wagenaar, graduate student in the Department of English at UNT, earned the 2014 Voertman/Academy of American Poets Prize. The award was presented at the UNT Rilke Prize reading on April 8 (Tuesday).
The Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing at UNTrecently received awards for excellence in its communication materials in the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District IV competition and the 2013 Collegiate Advertising Awards competition.