Thursday, November 7, 2013
UNT students earn awards at LeadingAge HackFest for designing technology tools to help older residents
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Five University of North Texas students studying computer science, sociology and business reaped awards at the first-ever LeadingAge HackFest Oct. 25 – 27 in Dallas for designing technological tools that can be used to improve the lives of older adults.
First place — Global EngAge
David Adamo Jr., a doctoral student in computer science, and his four teammates from other universities clinched first place...
Monday, November 4, 2013
Denton high school students visit UNT College of Business to attend Business Leadership Academy
What: University of North Texas Business Leadership Academy — Denton ISD high school students interested in business careers will visit the University of North Texas College of Business for its second Business Leadership Academy, a one-day event that introduces local high school students to business education and what it means to be business student.
After about a year of working with Denton ISD counselors, the academy began with a pilot test of about a dozen Denton ISD students — all from Guyer High School — on...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Executive chef of Gaylord Texan's Zeppole to cook with UNT students
What: Sascia Marchesi, executive chef and general manager of Zeppole Coastal
Italian Restaurant at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention
Center, will work with University of North Texas students to create a special
menu for Guest Chef Day at UNT’s ...
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...