UNT Student Government Association President Rudy Reynoso, a junior communications and Spanish double major, has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve as the UNT System’s student regent from June 2013 through May 2014.
UNT students and others will learn how to create the next Cookie Monster or Kermit the Frog from master puppeteers from “Sesame Street” and “The Muppets” when they attend Beyond the Sock, a four-day workshop at UNT.
A UNT College of Music master’s student recently became only the fourth double bass player in the history of the American String Teachers Association national competition to win the grand prize, capping a semester of competition wins.
UNT has organized its third annual Global Discovery Workshop. The 2013 workshop, Energy Efficient Buildings and Communities, will be held May 19 – 22 (Sunday – Wednesday), in Tartu, Estonia.
Michelle Herring, a doctoral student in UNT's College of Music, has been awarded the 2013-14 Perry R. Bass Fellowship. The fellowship will help her continue her doctoral work and participate in ensembles to further her music practice and rehearsal technique.
Hispanic Communicators DFW, DFW’s largest association of Hispanic/Latino journalists, has awarded three scholarships to UNT students. Cassandra Rodriguez, Rosi Linda Sanchez, and Olmar Vanegas were recognized as top Hispanic communicators at the Hispanic Communicators DFW’s banquet.
More than 4,000 students will receive degrees from UNT this spring. Commencement ceremonies are set for May 10 and 11 (Friday and Saturday) in the UNT Coliseum.
A UNT geography professor will join with a faculty member at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University to study evidence of ancient storms, which will help to determine the average intervals between major storms in Thailand.
A UNT materials scientist has discovered a new behavior in steel, which could help industry to develop stronger materials in the future.
The North Texas Regional P-16 College and Career Readiness Marketing Project, headquartered at UNT, will host a visit for 60 middle school students on May 3 (Friday) to encourage participation in higher education as part of the state-wide celebration of GenTX day.