Two UNT faculty members and current administrators – Eric Ligon and Dr. Gloria Cox – have been named interim deans for the College of Visual Arts and Design and the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science respectively, by Dr. Warren Burggren, UNT provost and vice president for academic affairs.
UNT political scientists Kimi King and James Meernik are leading a first-of-its-kind survey to assesses how individuals are coping, if not healing, physically, mentally and socially as employers, employees, neighbors and family members in the nearly two decades since the signing of the peace accords.
UNT's North Star of Texas Writing Project received the grant from the Texas Education Agency to organize professional development workshops for South Texas teachers, who will take their newly learned tips back to the classroom.
The One O'Clock Lab Band's fall season starts Sept. 3 with a concert and album release at UNT's Gateway Center and continues with concerts throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
UNT alumna and author Joan Curtis will serve as keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Denton Area Texas Association for Improvement of Reading Conference, sponsored in part by the North Star of Texas Writing Project at UNT.
UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism students, Khuyen Nguyen and Adriana Solis, each received $2,500 scholarships for being named semifinalists in the 2014 Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Competition.
Ten curators from the Houston FotoFest Biennial chose works from 10 international artists that will be displayed as part of a traveling exhibition, Discoveries of the Meeting Place, at UNT Art Gallery Sept. 11 (Thursday) to Oct. 18 (Saturday).
For the second time in 10 years, Alan Albarran, chair of the UNT Department of Radio, Television and Film, has received the annual Robert G. Picard Book Award by the Media Management and Economics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Christina Svec, a doctoral candidate in music education, has been named as the new assistant director and will serve as instructor for the program.