The University of North Texas College of Information has been named to the iCaucus, the executive body of iSchools, a coalition of information schools and colleges at 65 universities in Canada, the U.S. and 20 other nations in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
The University of North Texas has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the leading institutions for Hispanics in the United States. UNT is included in the May issue of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine.
Juniors in Mansfield ISD who rank in the top 20 percent of their class will earn guaranteed admission to UNT. In addition, this year's Mansfield ISD seniors who rank in the top 20 percent will be grandfathered into the program, receiving automatic admission to UNT.
Ceramics, painting, fashion and photography are just some of the modes of art that will be featured in the 2015 University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design MFA Showcase May 21 - July 25.
Alumnus Alan Baylock, leader of the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra and chief arranger for the Airmen of Note military jazz ensemble, has been named the new director for the One O'Clock.
The works of acclaimed photographer Joe "The Hillbilly Snapshooter" Clark and his son Junebug -- which have been featured in Life and National Geographic magazines and Jack Daniel's Distillery advertisements -- will be on display June 1 (Monday) - July 22 (Wednesday).
Two of the University of North Texas' highest honors will be bestowed on alumni for their years of service to the university and for their continual support of UNT and higher education. Former UNT System Board of Regent member Don Buchholz will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree and radio personality George Dunham will receive the UNT Presidential Medal of Honor at the inaugural, University-wide Commencement ceremony at 8 p.m. May 16 (Saturday).
More than 4,000 students are expected to graduate from UNT during the spring 2015 semester, and many will celebrate at commencement ceremonies, which includes UNT's inaugural University-wide Commencement Ceremony.
On May 7, Ribelin received the Chuck Ribelin Lifetime Quail Conservation Award presented by UNT Quail. The award is named in honor of Ribelin and recognizes individuals who, during their lifetimes, have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of quail conservation.