University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson today announced plans to retire before the end of 2017 from a position he has held for 15 years. Jackson, the second Chancellor in UNT System history, is currently the longest-serving university system chancellor in the State of Texas and has guided UNTS and its three universities through a period of unprecedented growth since being appointed by its Board of Regents in 2002.
Liss LaFleur of the University of North Texas will discuss how two destabilizing elements – queerness and virtual reality – work together in a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin.
An institute with the University of North Texas’s College of Engineering is part of a new cooperative agreement established by the Army Research Laboratory. The Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute will be working with three other universities to research new ways to keep soldiers safe.
The July 21-23 conference, with a theme of "The Power of Words," has a new, lower registration fee for UNT students.
Wayne Miller is the 2017 UNT Rilke Prize winner for his book of poetry, “Post-.” The $10,000 prize, sponsored by UNT’s Department of English, recognizes a book published by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.
On April 20, 2010, a massive explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico led to 11 people being killed and millions of gallons of oil spilled. Since 2015, Warren Burggren and his colleagues have been researching how the spill lead fish to adapt in order to survive.
Nicholas Fuselier in UNT's College of Health and Public Service is one of five college and university staff members in the nation to be named Emerging Professionals by the American College Personnel Association.
Katie Hindmarch-Watson, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and cultural historian of the British Empire, will discuss queer mediators’ foundational role in early radio broadcasting of the BBC during a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 23.
When Byrd Williams owned a hardware shop in Gainesville in the 1890s, he wanted to sell postcards that didn’t depict overseas locales. So he bought a postcard camera and began taking pictures all across Texas.
That was the beginning of thousands of photographs that make up the Byrd Williams Family Collection– a selection of which will be shown in Proof: Photographs from Four Generations of a Texas Family, running from April 14 (Friday) to May 13 (Monday) at UNT on the Square. The opening reception is from 3 to 5 p.m. April 23 (Sunday).
In the fall of 2016, a young, vibrant and already extremely successful computational chemistry professor named G. Andrés Cisneros came to the University of North Texas. However, he did not come alone.