Rachel Grimes, assistant director of outreach for the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas, has been named the Innovative Educator of the Month for August 2014 by Visa's Practical Money Management Skills for Life website.
The fall 2014 season will once again feature special concerts that are fast becoming perennial favorites, including the College of Music Gala and the Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert, as well as a dazzling array of jazz, operatic, symphonic, chamber and experimental music performances.
The public can compete for prizes in the latest version of an online gaming competition that's helping University of North Texas researchers improve the efficiency of the next generation of electronic gadgets, such as smartphones and medical devices. The competition for UNTANGLED II: Unbound runs Aug. 21 (Thursday) to Aug. 31 (Sunday), and 20 gift cards will be awarded to the overall best players.
The initial enrollment period for the University of North Texas' new Eagle Express Tuition Plan ended with more than 4,600 eligible students signing up for the innovative, money-saving plan.
Researchers in Teen ST.A.R, or Teen Stress and Alcohol Research will examine the factors that may lead to adolescents starting risky behaviors, such as alcohol and substance abuse.
Carrollton company is turning to researchers at the University of North Texas to examine its newest wind turbine, which it hopes can solve a difficult problem -- harvesting power when wind speeds are low.
Big names in entertainment are featured in the 2014-15 season of UNT's Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series, including musician Bobby McFerrin; actress Laverne Cox from the Netflix series Orange is the New Black; Scott Dikkers, founder of the satirical publication The Onion; and Bill Rosemann, creative director at Marvel Comics.
Rappaport will discuss how he is applying the Supercuts business model to dental care and will be joined by Soo-kyoung Ahn, a visiting research scholar in UNT's Global Digital Retailing Research Center, which is presenting the lecture series.
UNT students hauling their boxes of belongings into residence halls this fall will have help from hundreds of volunteers, including UNT faculty and staff members at Mean Green Move-In.
Members of the UNT community and the public are invited to hear music from the Sandborn Collection at the university's Music Library Aug. 28.