Friday, April 4, 2014
UNT faculty member named Outstanding Educator by George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- George Getschow, principal lecturer at the University of North Texas' Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, will receive a George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Outstanding Educator Award from former First Lady Barbara Bush April 10 (Thursday).
The Outstanding Educator Awards are presented to individuals who consistently support the enrichment and creativity of students through outstanding dedication, inspiration and encouragement. Getschow, the writer-in-residence for the annual Mayborn Literary...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
UNT alumna leads poetry workshop at the April 12 Saturdays in the UNT Art Gallery event for families
What: Poetry workshop by poet Lynn Lewis, part of the Saturdays in the UNT Art Gallery family event organized by the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design student chapter of the National Art Education Association. Students in kindergarten through grade 12 and their families are welcome to participate.
When: 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 (Saturday)
Where: UNT Art Gallery,...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
UNT students win top awards at advertising competitions
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Students in the communication design program at UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design won top honors in two major advertising competitions – the Dallas and Fort Worth American Advertising Awards.
Known as the Addys, the awards are the advertising industry's largest competition, attracting more than 50,000 entries every year in local affiliates. The mission of the competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising. Work entered at the local level can move up to the regional and national level...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
UNT Wind Symphony concert to feature professor performing snare drum piece written by alumnus
What: The University of North Texas Wind Symphony will present its spring concert featuring soloist Mark Ford, an internationally renowned percussionist and coordinator of percussion studies at UNT
When: 7:30 p.m. April 10 (Thursday)
Where: Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, located along the north side of Interstate 35E North Texas Boulevard
Tickets: Free for UNT students with ID, $10 for adults, $8 for other students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased from the...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2014 UNT Rilke Prize winner to read from her work at UNT
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
"Cold Connections" exhibition at UNT on the Square shows the varied artwork of metals and jewelry alumni, students
What: Cold Connections, an exhibition of wearable decorative jewelry and metal artworks made using classic techniques and new technologies by UNT College of Visual Arts and Design metals and jewelry alumni and master's students
When/Where: Now through April 16 (Thursday) at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday...
Monday, March 24, 2014
UNT Jazz Singers perform two concerts with Janis Siegel of The Manhattan Transfer
What: UNT College of Music's Jazz Singers will give two performances of their spring concert featuring Janis Siegel of The Manhattan Transfer
When: 8 p.m. April 11 (Friday) and 8 p.m. on April 12 (Saturday)
Where: Voertman Hall in the College of Music building, 415 Avenue C, Denton, TX
Tickets: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, non-UNT students, children, UNT faculty, staff and retirees, and groups of 10 or more; free for UNT students with valid ID. UNT...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
UNT's art history program invites public to hear lecture by Vietnamese art expert
What: Nora A. Taylor, Art Institute of Chicago professor of South and Southeast Asian art history, will give a lecture examining the works of two contemporary Vietnamese artists
When: 5 p.m. April 3 (Thursday)
Where: Room 223 in UNT's Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry, Denton
Parking: In addition to street meters, there is parking available at the Union Circle Garage, 1155 Union Circle, and the Highland Street Garage, at...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
John Bohannon and the Black Label Movement to perform A Modest Proposal at UNT
What: John Bohannon and the Black Label Movement, a dance group from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area, will perform "A Modest Proposal" at the University of North Texas
When: 8 p.m. April 10 (Thursday)
Where: Auditorium Building at UNT, 1401 W. Hickory St., Denton
Cost: Tickets are free with UNT student identification and cost $5...
Monday, March 17, 2014
UNT College of Music receives $1 million to support Czech residency endowment
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The UNT College of Music has received $1 million from Dr. Francis Kostohryz to further endow the residency that honors his mother and father and promotes teaching, performance and research related to Czech music and culture.
The Frank J. and Hermine Hurta Kostohryz Residency in Czech Music and Culture was created in 2006 in collaboration with the Czech Educational Foundation of Texas and many other donors.
The original endowment, named for Kostohryz's parents, has enriched the cultural life not only of Denton but of communities across Texas, and it has...