Thursday, December 1, 2016
Denton coffee shop turns to UNT students to rebrand image
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Last spring, local business owner Kim McKibben got a call she couldn’t resist. Eric Kennedy, a doctoral student and teaching fellow at the University of North Texas, had seen an article about her coffee shop in the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper. He wondered if McKibben was interested in collaborating with two marketing courses at UNT that give students hands-on experience helping to brand...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Fair Labor Standards Act: UNT human resources expert shares Top 4 tips for businesses
Friday, November 4, 2016
True Fit CEO shapes conversation on apparel, shoe fit challenges at UNT retail industry talk
What: The Executive + Scholar Lecture Series at the University of North Texas.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 (Wednesday) in the Ballroom (Room 314) of the UNT University Union at 1155 Union Circle in Denton.
Cost: $50 for the general public and $25 for non-UNT college students. Free for UNT faculty/staff/students with UNT ID. To purchase tickets, contact Lisa Wallace, director of development for the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, at 940-369-7051...
Friday, November 4, 2016
Veteran initiative to honor 70th anniversary of UNT insurance program
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its risk management and insurance program with an initiative to drive veteran students to the field – thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Dallas-based Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Texas and Southeast Division.
The initiative, “70 Years, 70 Hours,” will be launched at a special event at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8 (Tuesday) inside Room 394 of the University Union, located at 1155 Union...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Set up shop: Economic geographer at UNT talk shares ways to pinpoint the ideal business location
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Technology to drive discussion at Oct. 21 UNT logistics breakfast
What: “Technology in Logistics” — The University of North Texas' Annual Logistics Scholarship Breakfast, hosted by Southwest Airlines.
When/Where: 8 a.m. Oct. 21 (Friday), with the breakfast service starting at 7:30 a.m., at the Southwest Airlines’ corporate headquarters at 2702 Love Field Drive in Dallas.
Tickets: Tickets are $99 per individual or $699 for a table of eight and are on sale...
Monday, October 10, 2016
UNT Collab Lab kick-off event to feature Steely Dan's Jeffrey Baxter
DENTON, Texas (UNT) ― A kick-off event for the UNT Collab Lab, “From Steely Dan to Cybersecurity: Asymmetrical Thinking in a Hyper-Connected, Collaborative World,” will take place Nov. 10 on Level 3 in the University Union, 1155 Union Circle.
"The Collab Lab will be at the intersection of technology and creativity," said Michael Monticino, special assistant to the UNT president. "The most innovative discoveries arise from combining ideas across disciplines. The Collab Lab will be where creative recombination fueled by technology happens."
Combining inspiration with state-of-the...
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Don and Donna Millican pledge $1.5 million to establish new accounting chair at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A $1.5 million commitment from University of North Texas alumnus Don Millican and his wife Donna Millican has established the Don and Donna Millican Endowed Chair in Accounting at the UNT College of Business. Don Millican, chief financial officer at Kaiser-Francis Oil Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a 1974 graduate of UNT, and the endowed chair supports his vision of preparing UNT students to compete at the highest levels in the accounting field.
“This is a transformative gift...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
UNT student-run restaurant starts fall dining season Oct. 3
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The fall dining season starts Oct. 3 (Monday) for the University of North Texas' student-run restaurant, the Club at Gateway Center. The venue serves three-course gourmet luncheons to the community and opens twice a year for a limited time, giving students in the UNT Hospitality Management program hands-on experience running a successful business. Students oversee the entire dining experience, including meal preparation, marketing, budgeting, menu planning and staff management.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Recent UNT graduate wins Rotary Global Grant to attend London School of Economics
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- While volunteering for a nonprofit organization serving children in El Salvador, Ingrid Panameno, a recent University of North Texas graduate, began to realize the barriers the children faced to getting an education, including destroyed school infrastructures, lack of transportation and scarce school supplies.
Born in the U.S. after her father left El Salvador to provide economic support for his family, Panameno was inspired to become a development economist and create her own nonprofit organization to assist impoverished communities. She is one step closer to...