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Raisin Organ
Monday, November 30, 2015

The Raisin organ, named for the small Texas town where it was found, was brought to the state from Switzerland in the 1850s by German immigrants. It served as the first instrument in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Victoria, Texas, until 1884 when it was placed in storage.

James Scott
Monday, November 30, 2015

For the past 14 years, Scott has led the largest music school in the nation, the UNt College of Music, raising tens of millions of dollars for the program and helping position the college as an international leader for the education of musicians.

Irwin Cotler
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Former Canadian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Irwin Cotler, an international human rights lawyer, will discuss how the United Nations perpetuates anti-Semitism under the authority of international law during a lecture at the University of North Texas Dec. 1

Operation Compass
Monday, November 23, 2015

Lisa Mercer developed Operation Compass with the goal of compiling a database that will automatically collect and sort the incidents of human trafficking.

Friday, November 20, 2015

A team of UNT students ousted more than 450 groups and captured the second place prize in the TD Ameritrade, Inc.competition that challenges collegiate teams nationwide to grow their virtual stock portfolio to the max.

Monday, November 16, 2015

The University of North Texas College of Music's choral students and faculty are joining forces this holiday season to present the family-friendly Sounds of the Holidays concert on Dec. 3 (Thursday)

Monday, November 16, 2015

UNT's Student Health and Wellness Center received accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Wind symphonies from Southwest High School in Fort Worth and Flower Mound High School will join the internationally renowned UNT Wind Symphony for a preview concert on Dec. 13.

Karen Anderson-Lain
Friday, November 13, 2015

Karen Anderson-Lain, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas, has been named as a Teachers on Teaching honoree by the National Communication Association.

Dennis Mackrel
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The College of Music's One O'Clock Lab Band welcomes noted jazz drummer and highly respected composer/arranger and conductor Dennis Mackrel to the University of North Texas.

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