Thursday, March 7, 2019
UNT student wins IBM's Master the Mainframe coding contest for the second year in a row
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business student was the first woman to win IBM’s collegiate coding contest, Master the Mainframe, last year – and now, she’s done it again.
The win by senior Anna McKee marks the third consecutive time a UNT student has won the competition. Anna is one of two winners and the only woman to win this year for the North American region. Her performance also resulted in McKee being ranked in the top...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
UNT tax pro offers tips for the 2019 filing season
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The 2019 tax season is officially underway, but there are a few factors that could complicate your Internal Revenue Service filing this year. There’s a looming threat for a second U.S. government shutdown, as well as new changes from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts being implemented this year.
University of North Texas tax expert Peggy Jimenez, a clinical assistant professor...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Safe driving plans: real deal or crash and burn?
DENTON (UNT), Texas — You’ve likely heard of “safe driving plans” like Progressive’s “Snapshot” and State Farm’s “Drive Safe and Save,” but do they actually save drivers – or even the companies that offer them – money?
The answer, is yes, according to a University of North Texas researcher. However, there’s something that could save individuals even more.
The key? It’s you, the driver, or more specifically, your data, says...
Friday, February 1, 2019
Amanda and G. Brint Ryan give largest gift in UNT history
$30 million will propel UNT’s G. Brint Ryan College of Business to greater excellence
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is celebrating the creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business through a $30 million commitment — the largest gift in university history — from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda.
The gift will provide ongoing support for business research through academic endowments, as well as funds to support strategic program initiatives to ensure the...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Events and experts wrap up the holidays at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is tooting it’s horn for the holidays with fun events like TUBACHRISTMAS and experts who can weigh in on seasonal stories.
For interviews or press passes: Contact Monique.Bird@unt.edu or 940-369-7782.
Monday, December 3, 2018
To fix the future, UNT program turns to the past
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
It’s not just Peggy Olsen anymore. Modern Mad Women head to UNT Nov. 8.
What: Mad Women, a University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism panel featuring local, female changemakers in the advertising industry.
When/Where: 6 - 8 p.m. Nov. 8 (Thursday) in the Lyceum of the UNT Union, located at 1155 Union Circle Dr. in Denton.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Risky business? How Gen Z, autonomous cars and disasters are impacting insurance/risk management
What: A special series of events Nov. 12 – 14 at the University of North Texas is exploring the ways in which changes in population, technology and disasters alter how companies and other organizations create protections and safeguards against risk.
The programs will detail how self-driving vehicles are changing the auto-insurance marketplace, job opportunities for Millennials and Generation Z, and disaster preparedness, management and recovery. Part of Risk Management and Insurance Week at UNT, the events are hosted by the UNT...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Class project allows UNT students to develop insurance for their grades
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A special course at the University of North Texas College of Business is giving students the opportunity to underwrite and “sell” grade insurance in their classroom.
Yu-Luen Ma and Nat Pope, professors in the risk management and insurance program, developed the award-winning ...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Rare, STEM-designated MBA in business analytics at UNT gets green light for fall 2019
DENTON (UNT), Texas — One of the nation’s first Master of Business Administration degrees in business analytics designed around the STEM fields has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Starting August 2019, students can begin taking classes for the program through the University of North Texas College of Business.
“We are now one of the only M.B.A. degrees in the U.S. with a STEM-designation,” said Leon Kappelman...