The UNT College of Engineering now offers a Ph.D. in mechanical and energy engineering, the first degree of its kind in Texas and one of the only doctoral programs specializing in energy applications in the field of Mechanical Engineering in the United States.
UNT College of Music's newly acquired Gene Puerling collection will be housed in the Music Library. The collection of music and memorabilia from the Grammy-winning vocal arranger will be available for research by the UNT community and other library guests by special arrangement.
Dance students in UNT's Department of Dance and Theatre will perform other students' senior projects through two groups of eight performances titled "Agony, Ecstasy, and Floating Tanks". The New Choreographers Concerts will take place Nov. 21-22 (Friday-Saturday).
Luis Lewin will join the UNT System on Nov. 19 as associate vice chancellor for human resources, and will lead the system's services to maintain a high quality support environment for faculty and staff.
David Holdeman, professor of English and chair of the UNT Department of English, will become the new interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, effective Nov. 1.
Amir Windom will speak on "Moving from Success to Significance,"
Jamie Nordstrom, great-grandson of the founder of Nordstrom, Inc., who began his career with the Seattle-based retailer by working in the stockroom of the Bellevue, Washington, store, will visit UNT Nov. 11 (Tuesday) for the 2014-15 Executive + Scholar Lecture Series.
UNT's 2014-15 Institute for the Advancement of the Arts Artist-in-Residence, acclaimed novelist Aleksandar Hemon, visits UNT for a series of public events the first week in November.
The life of UNT musician Jon Kellis, who passed away while attending the College of Music, will be celebrated for years to come thanks to a memorial concert and room dedication in his memory.
A new Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory in the UNT College of Business allows students and faculty members to partner with logistics companies to engage in applied research that could help companies more efficiently manage the distribution of goods and services and cut costs.