Monday, May 4, 2020
UNT and GSVlabs bring world’s largest virtual business incubator to North Texas
New technology platform offers access to global innovators and entrepreneurs
DENTON, TEXAS (UNT) —The University of North Texas and GSVlabs, a Silicon Valley-based global innovation services company, have launched a technology platform intended to provide real world support for UNT students, staff, faculty and aspiring North Texas entrepreneurs who want to transform creative ideas into innovative businesses.
“Supporting entrepreneurs and equipping tomorrow’s...
Friday, April 24, 2020
UNT senior takes second place in IARFC National Financial Plan Competition
Jackie Battles, a University of North Texas financial planning senior, was recently awarded second place in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants’ National Financial Plan Competition out of 98 other teams and individuals from 15 universities across the United States.
“The entire experience has solidified my decision for wanting to work in this industry,” Battles said. “The competition provided a way for me to discover how to apply what I learned in the classroom to a...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
University of North Texas and the Dallas Cowboys launch innovative online M.B.A.
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The business acumen that turned a $140 million investment 30 years ago into a $5.5 billion company today soon will be in a virtual classroom.
The University of North Texas, a Carnegie Tier One research institution, and the Dallas Cowboys, named the most valuable sports franchise in the world by Forbes, have created a Master of Business Administration degree that the two organizations will begin offering in Fall 2020.
The 36-credit-hour professional online M.B.A...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Urban Decay Cosmetics founding partner to share entrepreneurial secrets at UNT President's Lecture Series
Who: UNT alumna Wende Zomnir (’89), founding partner of Urban Decay Cosmetics
What: UNT President’s Lecture Series event
When: 7 p.m. Oct. 17 (Thursday)
Where: University Union Emerald Ballroom, Room 314, at the University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle Drive, Denton
Media: Journalists interested in attending the event and discussing the importance of the President’s...
Monday, July 1, 2019
UNT Professor invents detector for credit card skimmers
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.