Philanthropist Paul Voertman, former owner of the city's iconic Voertman's Bookstore, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of North Texas. Voertman will be presented with the degree May 13 (Friday) during the annual University-wide Commencement at Apogee Stadium.
The feature film "Pale" will be screened at the University of North Texas' Lyceum Theater. "Pale" follows the journey of two sisters who were separated during a post-apocalyptic depression and their attempt to reunite in Texas.
On May 9 (Monday), the closest planet to the sun, Mercury, will pass across the face of the sun like a little black dot. You can safely witness the moment through UNT's high-powered telescopes – and even take a photo.
Larry Austin, retired University of North Texas College of Music professor and famed composer, has donated his life's work to the college.
Students in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas will show off their work at the 56th annual Voertman Student Art Competition and Exhibition. Students gained practical hands-on experience in crafting and showcasing their masterpieces, which were judged by an experienced fine arts professional.
Armitage has been named the new Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services at the University of North Texas and starts his new position on May 2.
College of Music jazz students, faculty and ensembles have been honored by the national jazz and blues magazine "DownBeat"with a total of eight student music and outstanding performance awards.
UNT Press is set to be honored April 30 (Saturday) with an award from the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum.
More than 4,200 students are expected to receive degrees from the University of North Texas during the spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, which includes UNT's University-wide Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. May 13 (Friday).