The UNT Libraries' series will feature three speakers, V. Barbara Bush, associate professor in the UNT Department of Counseling and Higher Education and president of the Black Vegetarian Society of Texas; Rebeccca Dickstein, professor of biological sciences; and Courtney Jacobs, special collections librarian for the UNT Libraries, who discuss their views on vegetarianism on Oct. 22 (Wednesday)
The Institute for the Advancement of the Arts, whose mission is to promote artistic and creative expression at UNT, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a series of events, including an upcoming literary reading by emeritus Faculty Fellow Bonnie Friedman.
Joy Rothschild, chief human resources officer for Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts, and Jon Hunter, the company's vice president of operations and hotel services, will speak at UNT for the Executive in Residence Lecture Series presented by UNT's Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
UNT Theatre's first mainstage production this season starts Oct. 30 with a jarring, thought-provoking play that recounts the persecution of homosexuals by the Nazis through a personal look at the lives of very different men.
Students, employees and alumni will sell creative products, such as original art, CDs, videos and publications during the event, which coincides with UNT's Homecoming and the Denton Main Street Association's Holiday Open House Weekend.
Families can get a dose of art and drama at the next UNT Art Gallery Saturday Series program. The free event aimed at children from kindergarten to the 12th grade.
Longtime restrictions on airlines flying out of Dallas Love Field will be lifted Oct. 13 as the Wright Amendment ends. How will that affect travelers? What kind of competition will travelers see between airlines? Steve Joiner, lecturer of logistics in the UNT College of Business who leads UNT's aviation logistics program, and David Strutton, professor of marketing in the UNT College of Business, are available to comment on the upcoming changes.
The University of North Texas Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures will commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall with a series of free events in October and November.
Marie-Christine Koop, professor of French in UNT's Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has received the medal of the Ordre des Francophones d'Amérique from Quebec's Superior Council of the French Language.
Actor, social justice activist and social media mega-power George Takei will speak Oct. 27 (Monday) as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series.