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Elizabeth Murakami
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Elizabeth Murakami, professor and director of programs in Educational Leadership in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M-San Antonio, has been selected to serve as the Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership at the University of North Texas.

UNT received recognition for transfer student excellence for the second year in
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The University of North Texas has been listed as a member of the second annual Excellence in Community College Transfer Honor Roll by Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for students at two-year colleges. The award identifies top four-year colleges and universities that have created “dynamic pathways to support community college transfer.”

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cornelia Caragea, an assistant professor at the University of North Texas College of Engineering, has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her work in machine learning, data mining and information retrieval. 

UNT now has 13 researchers who have been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER award – the most prestigious recognition offered by the NSF for young researchers. 

Daniel Pinilla, UNT College of Music performance and jazz studies doctoral stude
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

University of North Texas College of Music performance and jazz studies doctoral student Daniel Pinilla has won the $10,000 top prize in UNT’s 2017 Sherman-Barsanti Inspiration Awards. Pinilla was awarded the honor April 5 for his project involving the development of a series of workshops for children in rural Colombia who have been traumatized by armed conflict.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Registration is now open for a symposium at the University of North Texas that will tackle education issues through an unusual format. “Education as Experimentation:Possibilities Beyond Outcome-Based Learning,” will take place June 17–18 (Saturday-Sunday) for art educators, artists, designers, museum educators and philosophers, with session leaders coming from as far as the United Kingdom.

The University of North Texas College of Music is hosting a Czech polka band for
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The University of North Texas College of Music, in partnership with The Czech Educational Foundation of Texas, is hosting a “waltz across Texas.” 

“This will be the first time Stříbrňanka has toured with us in five years,” said Tom Sovík, professor of music theory, pop music specialist and organizer of the nine-city tour. “I couldn’t be more excited to welcome them back for 10 days of celebration Texas Czech style.” 

Monday, April 17, 2017

For decades, the University of North Texas has helped lead the way in computer science. UNT’s program is one of the oldest in the nation, turning 45 this year. To commemorate that anniversary, the College of Engineering will host a dinner reception at Apogee Stadium on April 28 (Friday) starting at 6 p.m. Tickets to the event cost $10. That evening, current students and returning alumni will be celebrated. Alumni like Willie Barber, Greg Thurman and Tyseanah Spell, who together, tell the enduring story of UNT’s computer science program.

Marta Frey-Clark, UNT College of Music teaching fellow and doctoral student in m
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Marta Frey-Clark, a University of North Texas College of Music doctoral student and teaching fellow in music education, has been awarded the 2017-18 Perry R. Bass Fellowship.

Diana Berman, a materials science professor in the College of Engineering, has c
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Glass reflection is the source of many problems and frustrations, but a professor at the University of North Texas has discovered a solution. Diana Berman, a materials science professor in the College of Engineering, has created a simple coating with the potential to have a major impact and her work has just been published in the online journal ACS Nano.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Topics presented during the Prep for Success seminar may benefit any student preparing for the first job out of college, but are designed for students with visible or hidden disabilities.

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