Thursday, July 17, 2014
Journey across globe in UNT's Travel-Learn program
DENTON (UNT), Texas --Trace the steps of Charles Dickens' famous characters, uncover clues about notorious crimes and explore the spookiest spots of London and Paris in three new trips offered through the University of North Texas' Travel-Learn program, designed to blend learning with leisure travel.
London native Peter Johnstone, a UNT professor of criminal justice, will lead the three new voyages offered through UNT's Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning. Other upcoming Travel-Learn trips involve exploring the wildlife of Alaska, the...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
UNT student wins Most Valuable Volunteer award from the International Interior Design Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A University of North Texas interior design junior from Austin was recently awarded the Most Valuable Volunteer award for the Campus Center Awards from the International Interior Design Association.
The IIDA only gives out one Most Valuable Volunteer Award for students each year.
"When I found out I had received the award, I was elated," said College of Visual Arts and Design student Lindsey Torpey. "I was checking my email when I gasped and began jumping up and down in my seat. My friend...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
High school students to visit fake crime scene as part of multimedia journalism workshop at UNT
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Young mariachis learn from Grammy-nominated musicians at UNT Mariachi Aguilitas Summer Camp
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Dallas student receives scholarship to pursue her dream as vocalist at UNT's College of Music
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A Dallas native and music performance sophomore in UNT's College of Music received a $6,000 annually renewable scholarship that will allow her to pursue her dream career in opera and on the stage.
The youngest of five children, Chabely Rodriguez attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She completed her freshman year at the University of North Texas in May 2014. It was important to Rodriguez and her family that she continue her education, though they knew...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
'National Geographic' writer David Quammen to discuss writing fiction vs. writing nonfiction
Monday, June 30, 2014
Wedding gowns from 1800s to 21st century shown in exhibition organized by UNT's Texas Fashion Collection
What: American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity, an exhibition of more than 40 wedding gowns, dresses and ensembles that span from 1840 to the present. The exhibition is a collaboration between UNT's Texas Fashion Collection and the Greater Denton Arts Council.
When: June 28 (Saturday) to Oct. 24 (Friday); gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Where: The Greater Denton Arts Council's Patterson-Appleton...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Auction of Larry McMurtry first edition works to mark 10th year of UNT's Mayborn Conference
Monday, June 23, 2014
Baroque ensemble from UNT tours three European countries
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – Students, faculty and alumni from the University of North Texas College of Music are headed to Europe for an 11-concert, three-country tour in Germany, Austria and Croatia from July 1 (Tuesday) to July 21 (Monday). Current and former members of the UNT Baroque Orchestra, the UNT Collegium Singers and special guests will come together to perform as a baroque ensemble called "Fantasmi."
Friday, June 6, 2014
UNT communication design student wins silver at national advertising competition
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A University of North Texas communication design student from Coppell who recently won Best in Show at a Fort Worth advertising design competition took home a silver national American Advertising Federation "ADDY" award May 31 in Boca Raton, Florida.
The "Addy" Award is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of...