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...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Tips for students to avoid common money mistakes
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The fall semester is right around the corner, and incoming college students will be looking for ways to pay for school and fund their lifestyles. Paul Goebel, director of the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas, shares steps to take to avoid the most common money pitfalls that students make while they're in college:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
UNT to begin 2016-17 Kuehne Speaker Series with Rudy Giuliani discussing leadership in crisis
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- During the 2016-17 academic year, the University of North Texas Kuehne Speaker Series will feature lectures from Rudy Giuliani, 107th mayor of New York City, and Charles Gasparino, senior correspondent for Fox Business Network.
The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series was created in fall 2013 with support from UNT alumnus Ernie W. Kuehne, a 1966 graduate who is the president...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
UNT hospitality program ranked No. 31 worldwide
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Airport app concept nets UNT students win in first contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Ever been lost in an airport terminal or nearly miss a flight because you were late? An airport app concept created by University of North Texas students may provide the answer to these and other air travel issues. The app, unveiled at the American Association of Airport Executives conference this month in Houston, is designed to give flight passengers easier travel experiences.
The app – Paeros – helped the UNT team dominate during the student research competition hosted at the association's annual conference, considered a...
Friday, May 6, 2016
UNT transportation event to underscore logistics' role in North Texas economy