Sponsored by the UNT Honors College, but open to all UNT students who are earning bachelor's degrees, Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral research paper presentations.
G. Brint Ryan was presented the 2017 Wings of Eagles Presidential Award by UNT President Neal Smatresk on March 25 at the Wingspan Gala. The award is given to an alumnus or friend of the university who embodies what UNT represents: engagement, generosity and affinity.
Prahlad Singh Tipanya has been called one of the most compelling folk voices in India today – and he’s bringing his unique style of music to the University of North Texas College of Music Recital Hall, 415 S. Ave. C in Denton, at 8 p.m. April 11. Tipanya, an internationally acclaimed folk musician from the small village of Lunyakhedi in Ujjain District, Madhya Pradesh, sings and embodies the poetry of the15th-century mystic saint Kabir.
Julie Leuzinger, associate librarian and head of library learning services at the University of North Texas, has been awarded the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Politics, Policy and International Relations Section Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award.
For as long as Amani Balowa can remember, he considered himself an American. He spent almost his entire life in Grand Prairie, Texas, but knew he was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. What he didn’t know until he started applying for college was that while he felt like an American and was raised as an American, he wasn’t actually an American citizen.
Helping young children develop an inherent musical understanding has long been the purpose of the UNT College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program. This fall, the University of North Texas College of Music will continue building upon that goal by offering music classes for children from birth to five years old.
Named in honor of the Houston native and U.S. congressional representative who gained recognition for her work despite her multiple sclerosis, the awards are open to media professionals and high school and college students who have produced material that accurately and positively reports on or depicts individuals with disabilities.
The University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Itkin, and Grand Chorus, directed by Allen Hightower, will present a concert performance of Turandot, Puccini’s final opera set in ancient China where Princess Turandot reigns with an iron fist and a cold heart. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. April 26 (Wednesday) in in the College of Music’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton.
A University of North Texas graduate student is taking a step towards making exoskeletons available to help more people.