Wednesday, October 23, 2013
UNT research on Bollywood's influence on travel shows Switzerland as romantic destination
DENTON (UNT), Texas — When U.S. News & World Report’s travel website recently ranked the top 15 honeymoon destinations in Europe, the list included many sunny islands — the Greek islands of Corfu, Crete and Santorini and Italy’s Sicily; coastal cities such as Cannes and Nice in France; and Italy’s Tuscany region.
Switzerland wasn’t a possibility for a romantic honeymoon. But thanks to the influence of the Hindi-language film industry known as Bollywood, the nation would be at the top of the list if a magazine in India had ranked...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
President and CEO of ClubCorp to speak at UNT lecture series
Thursday, October 17, 2013
UNT faculty members recognized as DFW SIM Fellows
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
UNT alumnus Rick Gomez of AT&T to discuss success and leadership in business
What: University of North Texas alumnus Rick Gomez, executive director of AT&T College Recruiting, will speak to UNT students about the key to success in business leadership, and the pursuit of education. The event is part of the UNT College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.
After graduating from UNT, Gomez began working for Southwestern Bell Mobile...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Panel of Four DFW Business Leaders to Discuss the Keys to Success in Business
What: Four industry experts will discuss the key to success in business leadership as part of the Business Leadership Distinguished Speakers Series hosted by the University of North Texas College of Business on Oct. 4 (Friday). The program seeks to enhance the educational experience of students in the College of Business while showcasing programs, faculty and students to the business community.
The following panelists will...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
UNT Murphy Center director named president-elect of national organization
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Dr. Tony Mendes, director of the University of North Texas Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship, has been named president-elect of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), the nation’s largest faculty organization for professors teaching and researching entrepreneurship.
Mendes is an acclaimed entrepreneurial educator who formerly served as executive director of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership (AEL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a member of the USASBE since 2004, where he has held...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
UNT's Innovation Greenhouse to host music hackathon
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Innovation Greenhouse, located in Sycamore Hall on the UNT campus, will host a North Texas music hackathon beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 13 (Friday).
The hackathon, which will last through Sept. 15 (Sunday), aims to bring together anyone interested in unique music applications, including designers, developers, programmers, industry...
Monday, July 8, 2013
UNT business student chosen to represent U.S. in two international economic events
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Adam Hasley, a University of North Texas junior from Forney studying finance in the College of Business, is one of four students in the nation selected as a U.S. Student Ambassador for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation China CEO Forum July 12-14 in Beijing and one of 30 U.S. students selected to attend the APEC CEO Summit Oct. 5-7 in Bali, Indonesia.
APEC -- dedicated to supporting sustainable...
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Hopeful entrepreneurs learn from pros in UNT boot camp
DENTON (UNT), Texas – In a competitive job market, entrepreneurial skills can give people an edge – whether they want to start a new business or stand out in a job search.
UNT students will get that edge in an intense five-week Entrepreneurs Boot Camp offered this summer by the UNT Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship. Budding entrepreneurs will get the fundamental skills they need to grow and start a new business.
“Many people are considering self-employment...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Business faculty member earns Fulbright award
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Tomas Mantecon, associate professor of finance at the University of North Texas College of Business, has been chosen to participate in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for the 2013-14 academic year.
Mantecon will teach at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, from March 1 through June 30, 2014, as a visiting professor of finance. He also plans to research the banking crisis in Austria and around the world.