Friday, November 15, 2013
Students win seed money for new businesses in UNT's New Venture Creation Contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas students with innovative ideas for new businesses — including a company that produces a glossy fashion magazine staffed by UNT students — earned a total of $40,000 in seed money at the New Venture Creation Contest, hosted by the UNT Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship.
Out of 16 business plans presented to judges, four winners were chosen.
First place — $20,000: Method Seven Enterprises LLC,...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Business students to compete for cash prizes in competition studying health care company
What: The Northwestern Mutual Integrated Business Case Competition — Six teams of 8 students from the University of North Texas College of Business enrolled in the Business Capstone course will present business plans for the best course of action for the future of the Careington International Corporation. Teams will present plans to Careington executives and other experts in the field.
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23 (Saturday...
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...