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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Two University of North Texas students will be part of an exciting day at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.

Watbanaland cast members are, from left to right, Nicholas Delgado, Savannah Ela
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Watbanaland, the newest play presented by the University of North Texas,takes its audience from life to New York City to a poor African country, as the couple at the center debate whether or not to have children.

The Department of Dance and Theatre will present Watbanaland at 7:30 p.m. March 2-4 and 9-10 and at 2 p.m. March 5 and 11 at the Studio Theatre in the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.

The UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, directed by Alan Baylock, is offering a variety of
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band will kick off their spring season with a performance with world-renowned vibraphonist Stefon Harris, who has been called one of the most important young artists in jazz. Harris is visiting the College of Music as part of the Glenn E. Gomez Endowment concert.

The performance is at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 (Thursday) in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A $167,000 grant, awarded by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Children’s Autism Program is allowing the Kristin Farmer Autism Center at the University of North Texas to serve up to 28 families per year who otherwise could not afford the cost of intensive autism treatment.

Monday, February 13, 2017

University of North Texas junior Isabel Delwel has received a major honor. The biology major is just one of 67 students in the U.S. to be selected to participate in the 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Kenneth Waltzer, professor emeritus of history at Michigan State University, will also discuss recent antisemitic events at U.S. colleges and universities. 

WWI poetry exhibit
Monday, February 13, 2017

A lecture and reception for the University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections latest exhibit, “The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection,” will be held Feb. 23 (Thursday).

Monday, February 13, 2017

University of North Texas alumni picked up six Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, and the winning Best Engineered Album (Classical) featured  UNT College of Music vocal alumni.

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Feb. 23 conference is aimed at students, educators and professionals who are committed to equity, access and inclusion.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

David Roediger of the University of Kansas will discuss how many slaves essentially went on strike during the Civil War, which emboldened other marginalized groups. 

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