News Releases

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Five prominent Dallas-Fort Worth artists/scholars will speak about the intersection of art, politics, cultural equity and history during a series of conversations at the University of North Texas.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Linguistics is set to be the third department in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The elevation to department gives the program distinction and increases notability. The change in status will take effect on August 22 (Monday).

Rudy Giuliani
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

During the 2016-17 academic year, the University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series will feature lectures from Rudy Giuliani, 107th mayor of New York City, and Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent for Fox Business Network.

Thomas Scharf
Monday, July 18, 2016

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Thomas Scharf has been elected to the national Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) board of directors.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Donald Trump will formally introduce his vice presidential running mate tomorrow morning (Friday, July 15) at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Several media outlets are reporting today that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is the choice. University of North Texas political scientists are available for media interviews.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

"An American Void" by Washington Post national reporter Stephanie McCrummen took the top prize at the 2016 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest sponsored by the University of North Texas' Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

Darian Conner wearing a Pokemon Pikachu hat
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Many University of North Texas students grew up playing Pokémon games as children. They may have collected cards to trade with friends or played video games on consoles at home. The July 6 launch of the Pokémon GO app has brought back a lot of memories and launched new friendships on campus.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Ruth West, an associate professor at the University of North Texas, is part of a group of innovative thinkers that received a $100,000 seed grant to create health sensors people can wear or swallow.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

The University of North Texas College of Information has created an endowed professorship fund called The Reinburg Professorship in Data Sciences. The fund is named after Jesse Reinburg who graduated with a bachelor's degree in library science in 1941.

Michael Young
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Recent University of North Texas graduate Michael Young has won a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship.

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