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Paul Voertman

Philanthropist Paul Voertman, former owner of the city's iconic Voertman's Bookstore, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of North Texas. Voertman will be presented with the degree May 13 (Friday) during the annual University-wide Commencement at Apogee Stadium.

Scene from Pale

The feature film "Pale" will be screened at the University of North Texas' Lyceum Theater. "Pale" follows the journey of two sisters who were separated during a post-apocalyptic depression and their attempt to reunite in Texas.


On May 9 (Monday), the closest planet to the sun, Mercury, will pass across the face of the sun like a little black dot. You can safely witness the moment through UNT's high-powered telescopes – and even take a photo.

Larry Austin, retired University of North Texas College of Music professor and famed composer, has donated his life's work to the college.

Sit and Take It

Students in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas will show off their work at the 56th annual Voertman Student Art Competition and Exhibition. Students gained practical hands-on experience in crafting and showcasing their masterpieces, which were judged by an experienced fine arts professional.

Armitage has been named the new Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services at the University of North Texas and starts his new position on May 2.


UNT Ph.D. candidate Jessica Beckham has spent years researching Texas bumblebee populations and observing how urban green spaces and community gardens are preserving different species.