Thursday, September 20, 2018
Acclaimed photojournalists discuss truth and visualization in the age of “fake news”
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Five award-winning photojournalists, including both Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winners, will discuss the ethical and technical boundaries of intimate, firsthand visual reporting in a panel discussion entitled “Seeing and Believing in the Age of Fake News: Finding Truth in Visual Journalism.”
The discussion, accompanied by a traveling photo exhibit, takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 (Thursday) in the University Union Lyceum (...
Friday, September 7, 2018
World renowned hip-hop dancer and choreographer, Rennie Harris, to collaborate with UNT dance students
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theater will host renowned hip-hop dancer and choreographer, Rennie Harris and his assistant Millie Heckler, a Rennie Harris dancer, from September 7 – 16.
Since the age of 15, Harris has been teaching workshops and classes at various venues and universities around the country and is a...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
UNT jazz professor Davy Mooney and drummer Ko Omura bring strong musical chemistry to new album release, “Benign Strangers”
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Assistant professor of jazz guitar at the University of North Texas, Davy Mooney and Tokyo-born drummer, Ko Omura have released their first album entitled “Benign Strangers.”
“The album’s title describes our creative experience,” said Mooney. “Ko had never met the rest of the band. He flew in from Tokyo and met everybody for the first time at the recording studio. It’s remarkable that...
Friday, July 27, 2018
UNT’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names Biography Fellowship recipient
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Author Alison Owings, who is known for her stereotype-challenging oral-history based books, will receive unique guidance in writing her fourth piece, “The Book of Del: A Life Before, During and After Homelessness.”
Owings is the winner of the Biography Fellowship awarded during the University of North Texas’ 2018 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, held July 20 – 22. Given in conjunction with the Mayborn conference,...
Friday, July 6, 2018
UNT HarpBeats perform in Chicago at famed Lyon & Healy Hall
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
UNT program allows teachers to earn master’s degrees in music education without taking time off work
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DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Music division of music education celebrated the first graduates of its master of music education summer program. The program was started in 2016 to accommodate teachers who want to continue their music teaching job while attending graduate school.
“We have a large music-education faculty...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Four UNT professors to pursue artistic pursuits thanks to IAA fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Four University of North Texas professors will receive time to work on personal projects – ranging from writing poetry to creating a virtual reality program – after receiving an Institute for the Advancement of the Arts fellowship.
The Faculty Fellows program allows UNT faculty members to take a semester off from teaching to pursue creative research in the arts. The IAA serves to promote artistic and creative expression at UNT.
Bruce Bond, Regents Professor of English
Bond will work on a book-length poem titled “The Calling” that...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
UNT College of Visual Arts and Design takes home top honors at national competition, including “Best School”
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Seventeen communication design students and faculty from the University of North Texas took home top prizes from the National Student Show and Conference, the largest student creative competition in the United States.
UNT earned the “Best School Award” in the competition, whose winners were announced at a banquet on April 14. Professors Troy Abel, Clinton Carlson, Karen Dorff, Michael Gibson, Jude Landry, Doug May, Keith Owens and David Wolske were all named in the honor.
“As faculty, we work hard to challenge and develop our students in the classroom and...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
UNT fashion design students earn top honors at international competition
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Students from the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design’s fashion design program took home top prizes from the 2018 Fashion Group International of Dallas Scholarship Competition. UNT had a total of 21 garments or accessories selected on either the runway or mounted exhibition at the event, held April 20 at Dallas Market Center.
“The awards definitely show the success and efforts of our students and the fashion design program,” said Li-Fen Anny Chang, associate professor of fashion design and program coordinator. “Through a rigorous...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Register now for UNT College of Music's wide range of inspiring summer workshops
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Registration is now open for the University of North Texas College of Music summer workshops. Musicians can participate in a variety of jazz, instrumental and voice classes throughout the summer months. Applicants can enroll online using Acceptd – one of the premier arts application platforms in the country.
Double bassists, harpists, violinists, violists, cellists and pianists are invited to attend the UNT Summer String Institute’s two sessions in July. Participants can benefit from private lessons, clinics, masterclasses and...