Monday, November 24, 2014
UNT helps predict how many are hungry
For some University of North Texas economics students, their latest research project is not just a way to develop business-world skills and gain experience to put on their resumes. It’s a project that will help feed the hungry.
UNT economics students and faculty members are using their expertise to help Denton soup kitchen Our Daily Bread design a statistical model that can better forecast how many lunches the community soup kitchen will need to prepare each weekday. The model will take into consideration historical data and...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
UNT students win TD Ameritrade's first collegiate trading competition, the thinkorswim Challenge
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- Three University of North Texas students are the winners of a nationwide virtual stock trading competition sponsored by TD Ameritrade Inc., a broker-dealer subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE: AMTD). The GoMeanGreen team outperformed teams from 96 colleges and universities, growing its portfolio by 213.04 percent and a final portfolio value of $1,565,175.83 at the end of four weeks of trading.
The team consisted of three undergraduates from UNT's Student Investment Group: sophomore Mason Hendrickson, 27, a finance major from Muskogee, Oklahoma...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Jane Gilday speaks in UNT College of Business speaker series
Thursday, November 6, 2014
UNT digital retailing center announces Think Tank members
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Ten executives in the growing field of digital retailing have been named to the inaugural Think Tank for the University of North Texas' Global Digital Retailing Research Center.
Established during the 2013 spring semester and housed in UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, the center is the first interdisciplinary center in the U.S. with a complete focus on digital retailing. Researchers in the center, some of whom are visiting faculty to UNT, address trends and issues...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Grammy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated record executive coming to UNT Nov. 6
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Amir Windom, a Grammy Award-winning and Oscar- nominated record executive who has also helped create successful global marketing campaigns, will speak at the University of North Texas Nov. 6 (Thursday).
Windom's free presentation, "Moving from Success to Significance," begins at 6 p.m in Room 106 of the Chemistry Building, 1508 W. Mulberry St.
Windom is a rising young leader who has helped develop and manage careers for some of today's most noted music artists, including the...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Nordstrom Stores president to speak at UNT for Executive + Scholar Lecture Series
Friday, October 24, 2014
New Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory at UNT offers opportunities for industry partnerships, real-world solutions
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A new Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory in the University of North Texas College of Business allows students and faculty members to partner with logistics companies to engage in applied research that could help companies more efficiently manage the distribution of goods and services and cut costs.
The lab in UNT's Business Leadership Building offers interactive logistics simulation, business intelligence, data visualization and complex logistics systems...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
UNT offers new dual degree program with Burgundy School of Business
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A new dual degree program with the University of North Texas College of Business and Burgundy School of Business in France will begin for undergraduate students in 2015.
The program begins in summer 2015 for Burgundy School of Business students traveling to UNT and in fall 2015 for UNT students traveling to Burgundy. Undergraduate students enrolled in the B.B.A. in integrated studies program are eligible to apply. Students will receive separate bachelor's degrees from both schools in the...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Omni Hotels & Resorts executives to speak at UNT for lecture series
Friday, October 10, 2014
Wright Amendment ends Oct. 13; UNT experts weigh in
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Longtime restrictions on airlines flying out of Dallas Love Field will be lifted Oct. 13 as the Wright Amendment ends. How will that affect travelers? What kind of competition will travelers see between airlines?
Steve Joiner, a lecturer of logistics in the UNT...