Leaders in business will speak about careers, leadership skills and industry issues in the UNT College of Business' Distinguished Speaker Series, beginning this month with a lecture from Jim Skinner, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Neiman Marcus Group.
A collection of UNT College of Music-affiliated instrumentalists and singers, will perform the challenging work of Arnold Schoenberg, an Austrian composer considered one of the most important musical contributors of the 20th century.
This fall, UNT students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon will serve on a committee examining the history, safety, benefits and drawbacks of genetically modified crops around the world.
UNT Regents Professor of Chemistry Angela Wilson has been named the 2015 Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal recipient. The honor recognizes top women chemists for distinguished service and contributions to the field of chemistry.
Two UNT doctoral students in the Department of English, Jenny Molberg and Chelsea Wagenaar, won awards for their poetry.
The season includes six mainstage productions and one First Stage Series performance, which is produced and directed by students. Susan Sargeant, an award winning director and artistic director of Wingspan Theatre, will direct Once in a Lifetime, while professional director George Boyd will helm The Diver's Wife. Award-winning guest designers this year are Rodney Dobbs and Randall Wright.
The UNT Symphony Orchestra's first concert of the fall season on Sept. 26 (Friday) includes one of the most famous works of Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and a concerto featured in College of Music conducting professor and Symphony Orchestra Director David Itkin's new book.
The Jo Ann (Jody) and Dr. Charles O. Onstead Institute for Education in the Visual Arts and Design, made possible through a $2.5 million gift from the Onstead estate, will foster research, support talented arts and design educators, and collaborate with local, state, national and international arts and cultural agencies in unique ways to advance arts awareness for future generations.
An array of art and music from UNT will be featured at its downtown gallery UNT on the Square this fall. Events include art exhibitions from faculty and staff, performances from College of Music students on Thursday nights and even an opportunity to buy artwork and music from students and faculty.